Finnish ABC

This group gathers every week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 to 12 pm. This group is for people who want to learn basic Finnish. Learning is both individual and interactive. The group is open to everyone and is free of charge. If you have a young child, they can come along also.

The group is run by a Finnish language teacher along with volunteer language guides. Anyone interested in working as a volunteer language guide is welcome to join the ABC group.

Repetition group (Toisto-ryhmä)

On Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10am-12pm there is a Finnish language repetition group (Toisto), in which you can learn Finnish basics effectively within a safe environment. In the group you focus on listening, speaking and repeating.

For more information, contact Anu Juurakko
Email: anu.juurakko@gloriajkl.fi  
Phone: +358 40 162 7881

English group

We have two English language groups that meet each week. Its a great chance to learn & practice your English language skills.

  • English discussion group meets on Monday from 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm. You discuss things that are topical and interesting.
  • English language group meets on Wednesday from 3pm-4pm. There you can learn the basics of the English language.

For more information, contact Johanna Marttinen:
Email: johanna.marttinen@gloriajkl.fi
Phone: +35850 465 2713

Persian

You can learn basics of Persian on Mondays from 4:30pm to 6pm.

German

German conversation group meets on Thursdays from 4pm to 5:30 pm. Due to Covid restrictions this group is currently on pause.

Other languages

Language learning groups can be set up according to people’s wishes and needs. The groups operate voluntarily. The group is started by someone who is interested in teaching the language in question, either a native speaker or someone with good command of the language. Please contact Gloria staff if you are interested in beginning a new group.

Language café

Language café is held on a Thursday once a month from 5 pm to 7 pm. In language café you can speak different languages in small groups and find new friends in a laid-back atmosphere. Languages may change, but usually there are tables for English, Somali, German, Arabic, Persian and Spanish.

Updated 14.4.2021