Beginner's Finnish with online audio
Agi Risko

Beginner's Finnish with online audio

Regular price $19.95
Finnish is spoken by over 5 million people worldwide, and is an official language of Finland, Sweden, and parts of Norway. Famed for its summer white nights (when the sun shines until midnight), pristine lakes and forests, saunas and ski resorts, Finland is a popular Scandinavian travel destination that receives over 5 million visitors each year. This guide allows tourists, students and business people to start speaking Finnish right away!

Ideal for those new to Finnish, learning at home or in the classroom, Beginner’s Finnish with Online Audio includes:

  • A brief introduction to Finnish language and history
  • Twelve carefully-paced and practical lessons with dialogues, vocabulary, and expressions
  • Exercises for each lesson with answer key
  • Finnish-English and English-Finnish glossaries
  • Online MP3 audio files for download featuring pronunciation by native speakers

Agi Risko has taught Finnish, Hungarian, Swedish, and German in the United States for more than 20 years. She has a degree in Finno-Ugric studies from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary, and holds a Ph.D. in Germanic languages and literature from Ohio State University, where she currently teaches. 


Hippocrene Books, Inc., 2018

Paperback, 298 pages, 5.5 in x 8.5 in

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