Interviews with former and current students of Finnish

Interviews with former and current students of Finnish

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Contains short interviews with former and current students of Finnish at UCL and the University of Westminster. The interviewees were asked where and how they studied or are studying Finnish, why they chose to study Finnish, what they like about Finland and what is their favourite expression or word in Finnish. The interviews can be used to attract new students, inform prospective students about opportunities that are available and share experiences. The interviews were conducted in English in September 2012 by Riitta-Liisa Valijarvi.

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    An interview with Marie, a former student of Finnish.

    A short phone interview with Marie, a former student of Finnish. Marie just finished a four-year BA degree in Finnish and East European Studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. In the interview Marie tells us about her degree, why she likes Finland and how she learns languages. The interview is useful for prospective or new students of Finnish. The interview is conducted in English.

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    An interview with Claire, a former student of Finnish.

    A Skype interview with Claire, who studied Scandinavian Studies, Swedish and Finnish at UCL. Claire graduated in 2011 and she is currently doing an internship at the Finnish Literature Exchange in Helsinki. In the interview, Claire talks about her degree, the internship, Finland and Finns. Claire also shares her experience of learning Finnish and Swedish. The interview is useful for students attending tasters, prospective students and new students. The interview is conducted in English.

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    An interview with Christina, a former student of Finnish.

    A Skype interview with Christina who studied Classics and Finnish at UCL. Christina graduated in 2011. In the interview, Christina talks about her current job, her studies, her experience of Finland and how it is to study Finnish at university as a heritage speaker. The interview is useful for students attending tasters, prospective students and new students. The interview is conducted in English.

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    An interview with Francesca, a former student of Finnish.

    An interview with Francesca who studied Finnish and French at UCL. Fran graduated in 2011 and did an internship at fashion magazine Wonderland where she now works. In the interview, Fran talks about her work, her degree, her language skills and what she likes about Finland. The interview is useful for prospective students, students attending tasters and new students.

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    An interview with Leon, a student of Finnish.

    An interview with Leon who has been studying Finnish for 6-7 years in the evening course programme at the University of Westminster. In the interview, Leon tells about his studies, why he likes Finland and how dyslexia affects his learning. The interview is useful for prospective students, new students and students with dyslexia.

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