Finnish language group (Luetaan yhdessä)

This group gathers every week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 to 12 am. 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 Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10am-12am, 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.

Attention! We can only take in max. 25 students at a time.  Don`t be late!

For more information, contact Saara Jäntti
Phone: +358 40 162 7881


English group

  • English for beginners group meets on Thursday from 3pm-4:30pm.
  • English language conversation group meets on Wednesday from 3:30pm-4:30pm. 

For more information, contact Saara Jäntti:
Phone: +358 40 162 7881


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


A Spanish group meets on Fridays from 2 – 4pm. The group is organized by volunteers and accepts learners with different language levels.


A German conversation group meets on Thursdays from 4pm to 5:30 pm. 


A Dutch conversation group meets in conjunction with the Dutch Family Cafe once a month.

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 starting 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 26.10.2023