Finnish 101

Top Resources for Learning Finnish

Learn Finnish with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Finnish.

General

Omniglot - Basic overview of Finnish with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Finnish language

Free Courses

Foreign Service Institute (via 101 Languages) - Finnish Conversational course

Amazon - Finnish language learning materials
Finnish Pod 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
Pimsleur - Comprehensive Finnish course based on the Pimseleur method

Phrases

Loecsen - Basic Finnish phrases for travel with audio and illustrations
Surface Languages - Basic Finnish phrases with audio
Wikivoyage - Finnish travel phrases (no audio)

Dictionaries and Translation

Bab.la - Finnish-English online dictionary
Bab.la - English-Finnish online dictionary
Google Translate - Translate to and from Finnish

Grammar and Vocabulary

Bab.la - Finnish conjugation tool
Forvo - Collection of Finnish words pronounced by native speakers
Wikipedia - Finnish grammar
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Finnish vocabulary
Verbix - Finnish verb conjugation tool

Video

Finnish Pod 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
TED - Watch TED talks with Finnish subtitles and transcripts
YouTube - Search videos for learning Finnish

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Meetup - List of Finnish language meetups worldwide
Reddit - /r/LearnFinnish subreddit for learning Finnish

Books

Children's Books Forever - Free children's books in Finnish
Children's Library - Children's books in Finnish
Project Gutenberg - Download or read Finnish language books online for free
Wikivoyage - Finnish travel phrases (no audio)

News

Other Resources

Articles and Opinion

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