Finland

  Tools for refugees/migrants

TOOL TYPE: Mobile App
DEVELOPED BY: Rosetta Stone Ltd
OPERATOR/TEACHER: immigrant
DESCRIPTION: This app is available only on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
TAUGHT LANGUAGE: Greek + 23 Languages
WHICH LANGUAGE IS THE TOOL AVAILABLE IN?
English
DOES THIS TOOL COMPLY WITH CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No

If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It tracks the progress of each user and based on words/phrases learned classifies the level of learner

DOES IT PROVIDE A FINAL CERTIFICATE? Not Specified

WHICH LANGUAGE SKILLS DOES IT ALLOW TO TRAIN (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)

Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing

IS IT A FREE TOOL? Yes

DO YOU NEED TO LOG IN? Yes

Online School

Suomi A1 alkeet (Finnish A1 Beginners)

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: Greek Online School LTD
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: In the Beginners course you will be introduced to the Finnish language. You will learn simple everyday words and phrases. You will learn to introduce and talk about yourself, your family and simple everyday situations. Teaching is in Finnish. Note: you need to master the Latin alphabet. The whole course is online.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes

If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?

A1

If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Is it a free tool? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? Reception, production, interactive (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
Do you need to log in? Yes

Lingonet online course

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: Helmet Library
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: There are three Lingonet courses. Valttikortit 100 is meant for learning Finnish basics. Kielisilta explores vocabulary and every day language. LingoPro includes material for improving language skills in working life.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?
Different levels
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Different levels
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writitng) Reception, production, interactive (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Promentorverkkokielikurssi

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: Helmet Library
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Promentorin kurssivalikoimassa on perus- ja erikoiskursseja, jotka soveltuvat itsenäiseen opiskeluun. Kurssit ovat interaktiivisia, jolloin opiskelija saa palautetta suoriutumisestaan. Kursseilla voi myös harjoitella puhetta ja ääntämystä.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? A1-A2
If NOT, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a FINAL CERTIFICATE? Yes
WHICH LANGUAGE SKILLS does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writitng) Reception, production, interactive (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
Is it a FREE TOOL? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Onnenkieli Oy - suggestopedic language education

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: Onnenkieli Oy
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: The founder and trainer of the company Önne Kankainen has designed a suggestopedic teaching package. An effectivev and unique Finnish course for those wo want to learn to speak and understand every-day Finnish quickly. Active and fun suggestopedic method. Speaking starts right from the first lesson and all areas of language use (comprehension, speaking and writing) develop from day to day.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? A1-B1
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners to intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writitng) Reception, production, interactive (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Fortifying Finnish langauge and social knowledge

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: Adult Education Centre of Tampere Region
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Suomen kielen ja yhteiskuntavalmiuksien vahvistaminen - An online course for fortifying Finnish language and knowledge of society. There are 8 hours of contact teaching.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? A1-B1
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners to intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writitng) Reception, production, interactive (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Finnish 1, webcourse

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: Aalto University Open University
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Basic Finnish course online provided by Aalto University Open University, - basic vocabulary of daily life and the basic grammatical structures of Finnish (partitive and genitive, verb types 1–5, possessives) - pactice situations related to everyday tasks and social life (asking and answering questions)
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which level are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? A1
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writitng) Reception, production, interactive (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Finnish for beginners online, suomen alkeet verkossa

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: The Finnish Adult Education Centre of the City of Helsinki
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Finnish online course for beginners. Let’s start learning Finnish from scratch - with a focus on words and phrases needed in everyday life and basic grammar. Teaching languages Finnish and English. You will get weekly material that you can go through when it suits you best. The online material comprises videos, text book audios and exercises to train listening comprehension, writing skills and speech. You will also get online support and answers to your questions throughout the course. The languages of instruction are Finnish and English. Communication between students and teacher is facilitated through the course platform peda.net.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? 0-A1.2
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writitng) Reception, production, interactive (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Getting started with Finnish

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: Helsinki Summer University
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This online course offers you tools to get started with your Finnish studies. For instance, the course can work as a preparatory step for the more intensive Finnish courses. You will learn the basics of Finnish language in an easygoing atmosphere. The course will introduce simple everyday language situations. You are expected to know some English since it is the language used in teaching, alongside with Finnish. No previous studies in Finnish are required but the participants must be familiar with the Latin alphabet.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No

If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)?

Beginners

Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production, interactive (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes
Tool type: Learning Platform / Portal
Developed by: Forvo Media S.L
Operator/Teacher: Immigrant
Description: Forvo is a pronunciation guide consisted of millions of words and phrases pronounced in their original languages.
Taught language: Greek & Languages 
Which language is the tool available in? English & Languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

Learning Platform / Portal

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Moka Mera

Tool type: Gamified learning content
Developed by: Moka Mera
Operator/Teacher: Immigrant
Description: Uses gamification for learning, mainly intended for children but can be used for adults as well. Moka Mera Lingua is a fun and creative way for a child to learn new languages. It is an educational language-training application, that helps preschool children learn the natural way – through play. With various activities and immersive minigames, our cute characters will keep your children entertained while they explore and learn a new language. The world of Moka Mera contains no text, so no reading skills are required to play.
Taught language: Arabic (Levantine), Chinese (Mandarin), English, Finnish, French, Russian, Spanish and Swedish 
Which language is the tool available in? Arabic (Levantine), Chinese (Mandarin), English, Finnish, French, Russian, Spanish and Swedish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classiify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Children, beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, listening, pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Uuno, Uuno2

Tool type: Gamified learning content
Developed by: TAMK
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: UUNO is a language learning material, created primarily to teach foreign exchange students something about the Finnish language and culture before they come to Finland. Deveoped for people with little to no prior knowledge of the Finnish language. 
Taught language: Finnish 
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production, interaction, mediation
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Suomen kielen alkeet

Tool type: Learning Platform
Developed by: YLE
Operator/Teacher: Immigrant
Description: Covers three topics and exercises - numbers, alphabet and phrases in Finnish and links to additional resources.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? No
Does it provide a final certificate? Beginners
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Speak Languages

Tool type: Learning Platform
Developed by: 2020 Speak Languages OÜ
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Covers basic vocabulary and grammar with exercises. Provides glossary lists on basic topics. The platform also provides the possibility to find language exchange partners.
Taught language: Finnish and several other languages 
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? No
Does it provide a final certificate? Beginners
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening), Interaction (language partner)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Asiointisuomea

Tool type: Learning Platform
Developed by: YLE
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Finnish for practical purposes is a learning material for immigrants. The material is for Finnish as a second language (S2) teaching and self-studies for A2.1 and B2.1 level students. The language is practised in various everyday service situations (at the doctor's, at the library, in the shops, at the mobile phone operator store, at the bank and insurance company). Asiointisuomea contains a lot of video material and different written exercises on two levels: easier A2.1 and more advanced B2.1. The language used is spoken everyday Finnish. Under each video you can click open the text of the dialogue.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If SO, WHICH LEVELS are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? A2.1 and B2.1
If NOT, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners to intermediate
Does it provide a FINAL CERTIFICATE? No
WHICH LANGUAGE SKILLS does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writitng) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a FREE TOOL? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Opiskele suomea

Tool type: Learning platform
Developed by: MoniNet, Rovaniemi
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: MoniNet's Finnish language learning environment. The study chapters (1-7) tell about the life of an immigrant in Lapland. The chapters contain the text, glossary, language information and exercises.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No
Tool type: Learning Platform / Portal
Developed by: Memrise
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Memrise is a language learning app that is the opposite of textbook learning: it’s enjoyable and effective. Founded in 2010, Memrise has quickly grown and now more than 40 million people in 189 countries learn languages with us to better themselves, connect with others and with the world around them.
Taught language: Greek + 15 Languages
Which language is the tool available in? Greek + 15 Languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Νο
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It tracks the progress of each user and based on words/phrases learned classifies the level of learner.
Does it provide a final certificate? Not specified
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? Νο
Do you need to log in? Yes

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A taste of Finnish

Tool type: Learning Platform
Developed by: University of Helsinki, Socrates Lingua project
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: Covers a variety of basic topics. The material consists of 10 chapters, each including three lessons with short texts, dialogues, exercises and grammar. There is also a summary of the grammar presented in the lessons.

Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? No
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Tavataan taas!

Tool type: Learning Platform
Developed by: University of Helsinki Language Centre
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Various every-day topics, basic vocabulary, grammar, reading comprehension. Introduction to Finnish language and Finland is divided into two parts. In the first part, you will be introduced to a number of basic Finnish words used in everyday life. In the second part, you will learn basic grammar, and you may try out the words you learned in the first part by reading the story. Both parts will give you an all-round presentation of Finnish culture, offering web links to various Finnish sites for you to explore.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, English, French, German, Russian
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If NOT, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners to intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Aalto Open lLearning

Tool type: Learning Platform
Developed by: Aija Elg & Sanna Rämö, Aalto University Language Centre
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Introductory Finnish is a self-study online course that teaches Finnish from no prior background to a lower beginner level. The course introduces everyday language and includes many activities to practice listening and reading comprehension, writing, and speaking. With the course, it is possible to build a very useful vocabulary and a grammar knowledge of the Finnish language.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Νο
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Basic level Finnish
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes, you need to sign in for Aalto Open Learning to take the course. You can see the content without signing in but you need to sign in to do the exercises and compelte the course.

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Osaan suomea

Tool type: Learning Platform
Developed by: Vanajaveden opisto
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: Pronunciation and listening exercises, grammar, tests etc. A very big array of everything from the alphabet to working life.

Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No

If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners to intermediate

Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production, interaction, mediation
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Puhutaan

Tool type: Learning Platform
Developed by: Nordplus & Imdi
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: The website is meant for learning spoken Finnsih language. Pronunciation and listening exercises, uses imagery to let user know which word is being pronounced.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels? (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (listening, pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No
For more info: neoskosmoscenter@caritas.gr / kontoudiou@caritas.gr (+30) 6996489144 / 213 0909940

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Loecsen

Tool type: Learning platform / application
Developed by: Copyright © 2004-2020 Loecsen
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Different levels of multiple languages. An entire beginner's course of some twenty languages, completely free. > real, every day, travel friendly expressions. > discover the nuances of each language. > memorize expressions more easily through illustrations. > practice with the "Express QUIZ ". A downloadable Mp3 and pdf pack so you can practice and> have good pronunciation > quickly find the right expression > easily memorize phrases > understand
Taught language: 20+ languages
Which language is the tool available in? 20+ languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No

If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? Basic, intermediate and advanced

Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening, pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

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Finnishpod101

Tool type: Ebook / Online Library
Developed by: Language Drops
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Word by word, Drops helps you learn new vocabulary through fun, fast-paced games with simple mnemonic images in just 5 minutes a day.
Taught language: Greek
Which language is the tool available in? Greek & English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Begginners, Intermidiate & Advnaced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

Ebook / Online Library

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Hauska tavata

Tool type: E-book
Developed by: Suomen Kustannusyhdistys 2017
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Hauska tavata! Opin suomea is a beginners' language course which gives basic knowledge of Finnish for asylum seekers. The learning lessons are fun and easy-to-follow with illustrated examples from everyday situations. The student will learn useful phrases and gain the skills needed for meeting and greeting, introducing oneself, telling the time etc. Clear example sentences are given to encourage students to speak using the Finnish language. The book includes a vocabulary in Finnish, English and Arabic. The study materials can also be listened to and downloaded as audio-files.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, Swedish, English, Arabic
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Tietokirjat selkosivuilla

Tool type: E-book
Developed by: Selko
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: This is a collection of factual online books written in simple Finnish, ranging from topics such as birds, animals, racism, funerals etc.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners to intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception (reading)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No
Tool type: Ebook / Online Library
Developed by: Metadrasi
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Mini Lexicon for Basic Communication is a tool to facilitate day-to-day communication between refugees and migrants with Greek or English-speaking persons. It is intended for the exchange of general information, as well as information on matters relating to living conditions, food, health and protection. Special chapters are included for women and unaccompanied children. To enable two-way interaction all entries are phonetically transcribed in Arabic, Farsi, Sorani, Kurmanji, Urdu, French, Turkish and Greek and are available in English.
Taught language: Greek
Which language is the tool available in? Arabic, Sorani, Farsi, Urdu, Turkish, Kurmanji and French
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Νο
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Satukirjat selkosivuilla

Tool type: E-book
Developed by: Selko
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: This is a collection of mostly classic fairytale stories written in simple Finnish.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception (reading)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No
Tool type: Ebook / Online Library
Developed by: Wikipedia projects
Operator/Teacher: Immigrant
Description: This ebook is aimed at teaching from absolute beginners to advanced.
Taught language: Greek 
Which language is the tool available in? English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

Videos

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Supisuomea

Tool type: Video library
Developed by: Piia Väisänen, based on Aurora Vasama Susanna Hartin's online material and video course by Yle Oppiminen
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Supisuomea, a course in Finnish language and culture for foreigners, was first published in 2003. The online elementary course has now been updated to better serve self-learning. The content is in FInnish, so earlier knowledge of Finnish is very useful. You can also use the glossaries, Sanastot, in seven languages – English, Estonian, French, German, Russian, Somali and Swedish – to help out. The original 12-episode TV series can be watched (with Finnish or Swedish sublitles, or without) on the Supisuomea-videot page.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, Swedish, English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Νο
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Elementary course
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Suomi taskussa

Tool type: Video library
Developed by: Suomi taskussa
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: A large video library. Language learning using short videos that the creators have made in cooperation with different parties and makers for the purposes of migrants' language learning.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, Farsi, Arabic, English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Production, Reception
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Opi suomea Gimaran kanssa

Tool type: Video series
Developed by: Gimara Oy
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: A series of short YouTube videos teaching basics of Finnish, grammar and vocabulary as well as speaking.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

Websites

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Selkouutiset

Tool type: Website
Developed by: YLE
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Website with news in simple Finnish intended for migrants for learning Finnish. Also news videos are included.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception (reading, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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YKItreenit

Tool type: Website
Developed by: YLE
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: YKItreenit is meant for practicing for the general Finnish test for foreigners, but it can also be used for independent Finnsih studiy. It includes structural and vocabulary exercises and listening and reading comprehension on three different levels.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc) ? Basic, intermediate and advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception (reading, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Koti Suomessa

Tool type: Website
Developed by: National Board of Education, Ministry of Employment and Industry, EU funded
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: A website with text, listening exercises and other exercises in Finnish language on a variety of topics needed in every-day life in Finland, starting with basic skills (aphabet, using the computer, letters, pronunciation), and every-day topics such as home and family, society, handling affairs, everyday life - shopping, banking. There is also a separate section for working life Finnish.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Νο
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Basic, intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening, pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Ymmärrä Suomea

Tool type: Website
Developed by: National Board of Education
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: A reading comprehension course for those learning Finnish as a foreign language. The course consists of texts in different topics, which have been divided into short chapters. There is a multiple choice quiz at the end of each chapter testing comprehension. The chapters have glossaries and grammar information.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how deos it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception (reading)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Perunakellari

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Jouni & Jatta Paakkinen
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Developed for comprehensive school students, it offers a wide variety of interactive excercises in Finnish grammar.
Taught language: Finnish and several other languages
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners to intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production, interaction, mediation
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

 

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Finnish verb conjugation

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Verbix
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Developed to help with verb conjugations.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Intermediate to advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, Production (grammar, writing)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Finnish grammar

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Kimberli Mäkäräinen
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: A website with grammar explanations and exercises.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, Production (grammar, writing)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Kielipuu

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Opintokeskus Visio, Vihreä Sivistysliitto ry
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Language learning for environment-specific themes. Quizzes, reading material, exercises, etc.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify  the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Homma hanskassa

Tool type: Website
Developed by: National Board of Education
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Texts, grammar on topics related to professions and employment. It is meant for learning vocabulary related to working life and finding advice and links for career and employment.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No, it is for intermediate/ more advanced job seekers
If NOT, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Intermediate / advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

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Papunet

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Kehitysvammaliitto (Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Different kinds of simple games and exercises, images and texts suitable for learning Finnish as well as for those with learning disabilities.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Venla - Finnish for foreigners

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Joni Kärki© 2005-2017
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Various every-day topics, basic vocabulary, grammar, reading comprehension. This course is designed for the absolute beginners. You don't need to know anything about Finnish language. Text lessons give you the very basics of the Finnish language. Every lesson includes a small dialogue and small grammar part. They teach you everyday vocabulary, such as greetings, numbers, colors and basic questions. Grammar section goes deeper into the language and is arranged by the topic. The pronunciation is the first thing to start with. Under the title Phonetics you can find the guide of pronunciation with sound files. Culture section focuses on different topics in Finland, Finns and Finnish language. The texts are bit more advanced. After studying the lessons, you can test yourself.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? A1-B1
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners to intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writitng) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

Finnish language games

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Digital Dialects
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Finnish practice games on Digital Dialects are completely free to use, do not require registration, and are suitable for kids and language students of different ages. Travelers to Finland will find the phrases sections helpful, as well as the Finnish numbers quizzes and vocabulary sections. Each Finnish study topic includes vocabulary lists with audio for learning the correct Finnish pronunciation and revision quizzes for testing your learning progress. Choose the Finnish language subject you wish to practice, revise the vocabulary and then test your language skills by playing the interactive quiz. Materials are of most use to beginner level students or travelers, though those with some familiarity with the language may wish to try the Finnish spelling games.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)   Reception, production, interactive (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Selkosivut

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Selko
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: On Selkosivut there is information in simple Finnish about many topics. The texts are easy to follow for Finnish learners. There are many different topics from every day life to information about Finland, news etc.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners to intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception (reading)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

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LinGo Play

Tool type: Application
Developed by: LinGo Play Ltd
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Language learning app LinGo Play is an efficient way to learn vocabulary or phrases with flashcards or online games. The langauge course covers themes such as studying, business, people, home, nature, animals, science, sports, food, furniture, health and beauty etc.
Taught language: Finnish + 33 languages
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, listening)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

WordDive

Tool type: Application
Developed by: WordDive
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description:WordDive is available in multiple languages including Finnish for €9.99 per month. The app claims users can pick up a language in three months with 45 minutes of practice every day.
Taught language: Finnish and several other languages
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, listening)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

WordPower

Tool type: Application
Developed by: Innovative Language Learning USA LLC
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description:
WordPower uses words and phrases in common situations, such as going to the doctor, grocery shopping etc. It is an essential app for both migrants and tourists. With WordPower Learn Finnish Vocabulary Free, you'll master 100 of the most frequently used words and phrases in the Finnish language via the app. The app doubles as a mini travel guide packed with cultural insights and practical Finnish phrases. Learn Finnish with audio recordings of a native Finnish speaker and a voice recorder so you can master perfect pronunciation anywhere.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? Reception, production (reading, listening)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Finnish by Nemo

Tool type: Application
Developed by: Nemo Apps LLC
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: The most essential words and phrases of the language, each with native speaker audio. The learner can also record their own pronunciation and compare it with the original.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? 16 support languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Finnish Verbs - LearnBots

Tool type: Application
Developed by: iEdutainments Limited
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description: This is the perfect 'kick-starter' App for learning difficult verbs and conjugations. The App will show you how to learn the verbs and their key conjugations. Also with full pronunciation from a native speaker and the ability to add your own verbs and conjugations this App is perfectly suited for students of all levels.

Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? 23 support languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

 

6000 Words - Learn Finnish Language & Vocabulary

Tool type: Application
Developed by: Andrian Andronic
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: App for learning Finnish vocabulary. Over 6,000 words - with images, phonetic transcriptions and pronunciations recorded by native speakers. In addition, the app offers some games.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? 51 support languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

 

Speak Finnish Language

Tool type: Application
Developed by: Edutainment Ventures LLC
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Speak Finnish app with more than 2000 words in 55 categories like Food, Clothes, Numbers, Travel, Emergency, Health etc. with images and audio.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? 32 support languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

 

Finnish in a Month

Tool type: Application
Developed by: Elky Entertainment, LLC
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Learning Finnish the natural way. The full version offers: - 30 lessons with increasing difficulty levels - 1800 words and phrases voiced by male and female native narrators - over 1500 colorful images
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? 22 support languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

 

Tool type: Application / Mobile App
Developed by: Simya Solutions Ltd.
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Simply Learn Greek Language App is a FREE language app that will assist you to speak Greek quickly and effectively. All Greek phrases and words are presented to you in both phonetic and original Greek writing. They are recorded by a native speaker from Greece.
Taught language: Greek
Which language is the tool available in? English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It tracks the progress of each user and based on words/phrases learned classifies the level of learner.
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Suomipassi

Tool type: Application
Developed by: University of Turku
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Suomipassi is a ‘language passport’ developed at the University of Turku in 2017 and was published as a mobile application in 2018. The aim of Suomipassi is to encourage Finnish language learners to use Finnish more outside the classroom in daily situations and to support them in the early stages of their Finnish language learning. The application allows to practice pronunciation by listening to many different phrases about daily situations, mark the places you’ve visited on the map and see your route of where you have been speaking Finnish, see the phrases you’ve completed.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish. German, Italian, French, Arabic and spoken language (as support languages)
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If SO, WHICH LEVELS are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? A1-B1
Does it provide a final certificate? No, but students can get points
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, listening, pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

 

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Moving Languages

Tool type: Application
Developed by: Moving Languages EU project and Learnmera Oy
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description: A mobile solution that will offer the most essential language content and will be very easy to use at the same time. The content of the mobile application covers topics that are important during the first steps of living in the host country, with over 6,000 study items and contains over 3,000 illustrations for easy concept recognition. The categories include basic words as well as more specialised vocabulary related to studies, employment, healthcare, legal and administration issues and others. The app helps you learn Vocabulary, Grammar, Phrases, Dialogues and History and Culture and provides 4000 pictures in 100 categories, with different types of exercises as well as selected audio material.

Taught language: Finnish and several other languages
Which language is the tool available in? 26 support languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners to intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, listening, pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

 

Memrise

Tool type: Application
Developed by: Memrise
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description: A popular language learning app with both user-created courses and Memrise's own courses. They offer some content for free.

Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? N/A
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, writing, listening pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

 

Tool type: Application / Mobile App
Developed by: FunEasyLearn
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Learn Greek from 61 native languages, for free & offline, with FunEasyLearn. Learn to READ, WRITE and SPEAK Greek from: Afrikaans, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Filipino Tagalog, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese and other languages. 
Taught language: Greek
Which language is the tool available in? English & Languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It tracks the progress of each user and based on words/phrases learned classifies the level of learner.
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Learn Finnish by my way

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: Phuong Lempinen
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: The blog offers grammar, tips, advice on language learning for those starting to learn Finnish.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish, English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? From elementary to intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? No, but students can get points
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production (reading, listening, pronunciation)
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

 

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Suomi sujuu

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: Zaki Azedani
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: A blog written by the creator of Suomi sujuu community. The blog contains posts about the Finnish language, tips for learning it, as well as some materials. The community also organises live events for Finnish learners.

Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Basic, intermediate and advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production, interaction
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Learn Finnish with Anna

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: Anna Primavera (blog name)
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: A blog written by a Finnish teacher with posts about many topics from grammar to Finnish culture, film, literature etc. The blog contains videos and texts and different kinds of material.
Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish and English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Basic, intermediate and advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Suomea edistyneille

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: University of Turku
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: A blog by University of Turku that offers mainly grammar advice for advanced Finnish learners.

Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Saaressa

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: Oppitori - JAA somessa
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: A blog with many links to different kinds of resources for learning and practicing Finnish.

Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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The Finnish Teacher

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: The Finnish Teacher
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description: A blog explaining Finnish grammar in English to beginners.

Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Nettitehtävät

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: Different authors
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: A collection of quizzes and exercises for language learning, mostly grammar exercises, various sources

Taught language: Finnish
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? From elementary to intermediate (4 levels)
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception, production
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Miten karhu menetti häntänsä

Tool type: Digital story
Developed by: Kehitysvammaliitto (Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: A cross between a film and a cartoon. Connects different media, can be used for spontaneous studying.

Taught language: Finnish (simplified, standard)
Which language is the tool available in? Finnish (simplified, standard)
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners to intermediate
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reception
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No