About the Book
Start speaking Finnish today with Beginner's Finnish with Online Audio. Finnish is the language spoken by the majority of Finns in Finland as well as in other countries. It is also the official minority language in some parts of Sweden and Norway. Ideal for students, tourists, and business people, this introductory guide teaches basic conversation through dialogues on everyday topics, such as eating out, sightseeing, and shopping through 12 practical lessons. Grammar is explained in accessible steps, with exercises throughout to reinforce language skills. Each lesson includes dialogues, vocabulary, and expressions; clear grammar explanations; and review exercises with an answer key. Helpful Finnish-English and English-Finnish glossaries are also included. Accompanying audio for the dialogues by native Finnish speakers is available for free download.