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 expressions about laughing
Here’s a couple of fun ways to talk about laughing in Finnish!
IT and technology vocabulary
We all need technology these days. Get this vocabulary list and learn your first IT words in Finnish!
Mikä se on? vs. Mitä se on?
“Mikä se on?” or “Mitä se on?” – What’s the difference? The interrogatives ‘mitä’ and ‘mikä’ can be tough, but here’s a video that explains the choice between those two questions.
The colours in Finnish – värit suomeksi
This blog post is about colours in Finnish. You’ll learn some basic colours and a way to “describe” colours. Sky blue, mint green, and so on.
Why on earth? Why the h***?
When you don’t understand why someone is doing what they’re doing, you can express your confusion or perplexity in English by saying “Why on earth?” Read on to find out how to say this in Finnish and how to tweak this sentence further. (NB! The end of the article contains swear words, both in the text and the audio.)
Can’t understand Finnish ‘puhekieli’?
Do you speak some Finnish but struggle to understand what people say to you? I know what it’s like. I’ve had this problem with other languages…