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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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Coming in 2024: My online course on the Finnish cases

Do you already speak some Finnish and want to take your Finnish to a more polished level? My Finnish grammar course “Case by Case” is one of my most popular Finnish grammar courses. It is currently accessible to the members of the Finking Cap Club, but soon I will be making it available to buy as an individual course. Sign up for updates!

Blog posts

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.

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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.)

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