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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How to form questions in Finnish (part 2) – “Does X have Y?”
In an earlier post, I taught you how to ask a question like “Onko sinulla auto?” in Finnish. Let’s continue with a different kind of closed questions in Finnish. How do you say “Does Harri have a car?” in Finnish? Watch this video to find out!
How to talk to talk about your morning in the past tense in Finnish
Most of us chat to other people about our mornings, right? This short text describes one morning’s event’s in a person’s life, in the past tense, of course. You’ll learn plenty of examples of the Finnish imperfekti here! Watch the video in spoken Finnish, then compare it with the standard Finnish version.
Finnish vowel harmony: How to choose between A and Ä?
To dot or not to dot? Here is a crucial tip that will help you decide between the different vowels in Finnish.
The basic forms of the Finnish personal pronouns
What are the Finnish personal pronouns and how do you use the Finnish personal pronouns with the verb OLLA, “to be”? Watch this video to learn some example sentences!
How to say “I’m pregnant” in Finnish
Are you, your partner or someone close to you expecting a child and you want to learn some pregnancy-related words in Finnish? Here are a few useful words that you may need to know.
How to talk about pain in Finnish: selkäkipu – back pain
In this blog post, you will learn a few key phrases that you can use to describe physical pain in Finnish. If it’s not about your back, just switch the word selkä to jalka, käsi or polvi, for example!