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694952S Language History, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 694952S  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Language History  Abbreviation Language Histor 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline1104 Finnish Language 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Faculty of Humanities 

Teachers
Name
Niina Kunnas 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits / 135 hours of work

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish

 
Timing 

3 rd or 4 th year, period III

 
Learning outcomes 

Students will be able to apply the methodology of historical-comparative linguistics especially to the Finnic languages.

 
Contents 

Developments of Finnish, methodology of historical-comparative linguistics

 
Mode of delivery 

Contact teaching, online reading material, and literature

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures (30 h) and independent study (105 h) or book exam.

 
Target group 

Students of Finnish Language

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Finnish Dialects and Modern Spoken Finnish

 
Recommended optional programme components 

The course is an independent entity and does not require additional studies carried out at the same time.

 
Recommended or required reading 

Online reading material OR the following books for the book exam: Häkkinen, Suomalaisten esihistoria kielitieteen valossa (SKS 1996) AND Lehtinen, Kielen vuosituhannet (SKS 2007)

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Formal examination

 
Grading 

0–5

 
Person responsible 

Professor Harri Mantila

 
Working life cooperation 

None

 
Other information 

Students of Finnish as a Second and Foreign Language take a separate exam.

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Language History  Course  Niina Kunnas  05.01.21 -25.02.21

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