Hello, dear Finnish learner!
You have come to Finking Cap, the place to be to learn the kind of Finnish that you’ll actually need in real life. I’m Emmi, and I’m here to teach you Finnish online. In this blog, I share Finnish grammar tutorials, listening exercises, vocabulary lessons and tips on how to make your Finnish more expressive.
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Finnish cases: Partitive plural in example sentences
This video is about the Finnish partitive plural in example sentences. Just listen to the sentences, pause the video and repeat them after me if you like. Don’t think about the grammar too much. The goal is to get used to hearing the partitive plural.
A few Finnish words from the Finnish Eurovision entry 2023
One of the most exciting things about Finland’s Eurovision song is that it’s in Finnish. You can easily get Google to translate the lyrics for you, but I noticed there were a couple of Finnish words and expressions that Google had trouble understanding. Read on to learn more about them!
How to introduce yourself in Finnish in a natural way
If you want to know how native speakers introduce themselves in Finnish, look no further! You don’t have to say “Minun nimeni on…” – it’s easier than that!
Finnish word cluster: tieto
Have you ever learned Finnish vocabulary in clusters like this? In this video, I’ll show you an example of how you can spin the Finnish word tieto and make a list of words that are somehow related to it.
How to express likelihood or possibility in Finnish
How do you express likelihood or possibility in Finnish? Watch this video and learn the expressions and example sentences!
Make your Finnish sound more fluent by combining ETTÄ and EI
Want to sound more fluent in Finnish? There are so many little things you can do to make your speech “flow” better. Here’s one tip – combine the word että and the negative verb ei. Watch this video to hear my examples!