Official languages of Finland
The two “national” languages of Finland are Finnish and Swedish. The official minority languages are three Sami languages, Romani, Finnish Sign Language and the Karelian language.

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Finland - Wikipedia, the free…
Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway ...
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Languages of Finland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The two “national” languages of Finland are Finnish and Swedish. The official minority languages are three Sami languages, Romani, Finnish Sign Language ...
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Finnish language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Finnish language map, detailed areas.png. Official ... It is one of the two Official languages of Finland and an official minority language in Sweden. In Sweden ...
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BBC Languages: Finland
Of the two Official languages of Finland, Finnish is the first language spoken by 93% of the country's 5 million inhabitants. The other official language, Swedish, ...
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Study In Finland - FAQ on languages
Mar 20, 2013 ... Do I need to study the Finnish language in Finland? If you apply to an ... Is Swedish also an official language in Finland? Yes, it is. In some ...
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What is the official language of Finland - Wiki Answers
Answer. Finnish 92%. Swedish 6%. Sami 2%. There is a majority of Finnish- Speaking Finns and a minority of Swedish-Speaking people in Finland and both ...
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National survey on the English language in Finland: Uses ...
May 12, 2011 ... Among all the lower levels of education it was more common to believe that English would gain the status of an official language in Finland.
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Finland - Language, culture, customs and etiquette | global-etiquette ...
Language in Finland Of the two Official languages of Finland, Finnish is the first language spoken by 93% of the country's 5 million inhabitants. Finnish, unlike ...
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Language - Embassy of Finland, Washington - Consulate Generals ...
Swedish – an official language in Finland. The official status of Swedish is stated in the Finnish ...
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Debates over the status of the Finnish and Swedish languages in ...
Apr 9, 2013 ... Finland has two official languages: Swedish and Finnish. ... the status of the Swedish language as an obligatory subject in all Finnish-language ...
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Study In Finland - FAQ on languages
Mar 20, 2013 ... Can I first enroll in a Finnish university to study the Finnish language, and then apply for a ... Is Swedish also an official language in Finland?
The Finnish National Board of Education - Testing Language Skills
National Certificates of Language Proficiency are language proficiency tests ... lecturer in Finnish at the University of London, writes on this is Finland-site about ...
National survey on the English language in Finland: Uses ...
May 12, 2011 ... 8.1.1 English as an official language in Finland ... In comparisons by level of education, university-educated respondents showed quite a clear ...
Languages of Finland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The two “national” languages of Finland are Finnish and Swedish. ... language) and a language test is a prerequisite for governmental offices where a university ...
Study in Finland | Top Universities
Finland has eight universities in the 2012/13 QS World University Rankings, most of which improved their overall positions compared to the previous year.
[PDF]STRATEGY FOR THE NATIONAL LANGUAGES OF FINLAND
Dec 20, 2012 ... For example, many university students who responded to the survey conducted for the Strategy for the National Languages of Finland.
Language requirements - Aalto University - Aalto-yliopisto
In Finland, the TOEFL test can be taken at the Premeria Test ... The IELTS test and the Cambridge language ...
Finland: A Balance Between Individual and Territorial Rights | Site ...
University of Ottawa Arts Building 70 Laurier ... Finland's new constitution provides for two national languages: Finnish and Swedish. In legal terms, there aren't ...
Opintoluotsi - Finnish and Swedish studies
Jan 30, 2013 ... Language centres of universities; Summer universities; Open ... Finland is a bilingual country whose official languages are Finnish and ...
Finland - Language in everyday life - US English Foundation, Inc.
The Swedish minority has schools in Swedish from elementary to university level, ... Each municipality, independently from its official languages, has to organize ...
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The Nordic Languages: An International Handbook of the History of ...
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During the period 1 700-1 850, a long line of Finns became users of Swedish through their schooling as a result of the demand for Swedish as the official language. The ethnic background of the Swedish-speaking minority in Finland was ...
English in Finland
English in Finland
Vera Metzen, 2009
Although the author is aware of the fact that Swedish is the native language of 5.5 % of the Finnish population and the 2nd official language, the Finland Swedes are not mentioned in this assignment due to the size limit of the work and a lack ...
Language Death and Language Maintenance: Theoretical, Practical ...
Language Death and Language Maintenance: Theoretical, Practical ...
Mark Janse, Sijmen Tol, 2003
In 1939 Finnish was once more restored as an official language, despite the war with Finland. In 1940 there was a return to standard Finnish, and when Finland occupied parts of Karelia between 1941 and 1944 all schooling there was in ...
Bandle, Oscar; Braunmüller, Kurt; Jahr, Ernst Hakon; Karker, ...
Bandle, Oscar; Braunmüller, Kurt; Jahr, Ernst Hakon; Karker, ...
Mouton De Gruyter, 2005
Today Swedish is one of the two national languages of the modern Finnish republic. The national movement in Finland in the 19th 0. took place at a time when the country was still a part of the Russian Empire. At that time, the Swedish  ...
Immersion Education: Practices, Policies, Possibilities
Immersion Education: Practices, Policies, Possibilities
Diane J. Tedick, Donna Christian, Tara Williams Fortune, 2011
S. BJÖRKLUND and K. MÅRD-MIETTINEN Finland: Language Situation and Education System The language situation in Finland Finland is officially a bilingual nation in Northern Europe. Finnish and Swedish are Finland's national languages ...
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Official languages of Finland
Small guide to one of the official languages of rallying, Finnish | World Rally BlogWorld Rally Blog
Why this isn't a feature on WRC's official website, I don't know. This language sounds great, even though if you try to read it, you'll quickly realize tha
www.worldrallyblog.com/2013/07/12/wrc-news/small-guide-to-the-official-language-of-co-driving-finnish/
Debates over the status of the Finnish and Swedish languages in Finland tend to ignore the fact that Finland has developed into a truly multilingual country. | EUROPP
Posted on April 9, 2013 by Blog Admin.
blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2013/04/09/finland-language-policy-swedish-finnish-schools-pasi-saukkonen/
Language rights under scrutiny in Finland | Alaska Dispatch
A new cabinet report filed with Finland's Parliament notes that the rights enjoyed by different language groups in the nation are far from being on an equal footing.
www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20130619/language-rights-under-scrutiny-finland
Some memories from the FCP 2003 participants | Foreign Correspondents’ Programme in Finland
Gábor | 5. 8.
fcp.finland.fi/2013/08/05/some-memories-from-the-fcp-2003-participants/
More Finnish kids opt to study English than native languages | Yle Uutiset | yle.fi
English remains by far the most-studied foreign language in Finnish comprehensive schools.
yle.fi/uutiset/more_finnish_kids_opt_to_study_english_than_native_languages/6658508
Russia Language to be official minority Language in Finland soon?
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=de&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=de&ie=UTF-8&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fde.rian.ru%2Fsociety%2F20130514%2F266109734.html&act=url Whats youre opinion about that do you think its gonna happen? :lol:
www.forumbiodiversity.com/showthread.php/42030-Russia-Language-to-be-official-minority-Language-in-Finland-soon
Direct initiative to demote Swedish language at schools stands slim chance of approval | Migrant Tales
What are we to think about a direct initiative that got over 50,000 signatures today to demote Finland’s second official language to elective status at s...
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'It'll be amazing to return to Finland' | News Archive | News | Arsenal.com
In part two of our Q&A with Carl Jenkinson, he tells us how special the country is to him ahead of our game in Helsinki
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Is Russian on its way to becoming Finland’s No. 2 language? | IceNews - Daily News
Finland has steadily been filling up with Russian immigrants and if the trend continues, they will outnumber Swedish speakers as the largest language minority in the country. Some 60,000 Russian speakers were recorded in Finland during a recent study, ...
www.icenews.is/2013/05/19/is-russian-on-its-way-to-becoming-finlands-no-2-language/
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