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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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.
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!
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!
How do you express likelihood or possibility in Finnish? Watch this video and learn the expressions and example sentences!
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!