Maija - Reader for Beginners
The Finnish Reader for Beginner is a great way to learn Finnish by reading. The book includes 15 interesting chapters, with comprehension exercises and glossaries (Finnish – English).
The book introduces themes related to everyday life, such as introducing yourself, family, hobbies, weekend activities, holidays and travelling. Each chapter includes a text in the form of a story or a dialogue. You will learn vocabulary and phrases related to the themes. The dialogues present conversations in customer service situations and conversations between friends. You will learn useful vocabulary and phrases for customer service situations, such as booking a hotel and making food orders. In addition, you will get to know colloquial Finnish by reading conversations between friends.
The book is aimed for students in A1.1 level. The language used in the book, such as sentence structures and vocabulary, is made for beginner learners. The book is suitable for self-studying, because each chapter includes a vocabulary list, exercises and the answer key.