Finnish is the native language of approximately 5 million people. It is counted among the Finno-Ugrian languages. It is closely related to Estonian, and very distantly related to Hungarian. As a Uralic language, it strongly differentiates itself from the Indo-Germanic languages. An example of this is its agglutinating language structure. That means that grammatical functions are expressed through suffixed syllables. This is how long words originate that are so typical for Finnish. Another hallmark of Finnish is its many vowels. Finnish grammar distinguishes between 15 different cases. It is important to clearly separate long and short sounds in the intonation.
Written and spoken Finnish are noticeably different from each other. This phenomenon is less pronounced in other European languages. All of this makes Finnish not especially easy. But all rules are consistently upheld. And the nice thing about Finnish is that it is so completely logical!
Learn Finnish for beginners with book2 by "50 languages"
Learn Finnish for beginners is one of over 50 language courses that we offer. book2 is an effective way to learn Finnish. All our materials are available both online and as iPhone and Android apps. You can successfully learn Finnish on your own using this course! The lessons are clearly structured and will help you achieve your goals. Learn the new language fast using the 100 topics in the lessons. The MP3 files in the lessons are spoken by native speakers. They make it easier to learn pronunciation. Even beginners can learn Finnish efficiently with the practical sentences in book2.
First you will learn the basics of the language. Sample dialogues will help you speak the foreign language. Prior knowledge is not needed. Even advanced learners can refresh and reinforce their knowledge. You will learn frequently used sentences and can use them immediately. You will be able to communicate in multiple situations. Use your break or commute to learn Finnish for a few minutes. You can learn when traveling and at home. You are on the go and can learn Finnish anywhere.
Learn Finnish with the Android and iPhone app "50 languages"
The "50 languages" Android or iPhone app is ideal for all those who want to learn offline. The app is available for Android phones and tablets as well as iPhones and iPads. The apps include 30 free lessons from the book2 Finnish curriculum. All tests and games are included in the app. The MP3 audio files by book2 are a part of our Finnish language course. Download all audios for free as MP3 files.
Text book - Finnish for beginners
If you prefer to learn Finnish using printed materials, you can buy the book "Finnish for beginners" by book2. You can buy it in any bookstore or online at Amazon.
Learn Finnish - fast and free with book2 by "50 languages"
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