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Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu

Helsinki Business Polytechnic, Rautatielšisenkatu 5, 00520 Helsinki, Finland
3.99 / 5 based on 36 reviews.

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Finnsh are very shy so make the effort to speak with them and after you become friends Read Review
anthonydurr, France

36 Language reviews of Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu

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by sjaakie, Mercator, Hogeschool Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, Ghent, Belgium
Language, Erasmus
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Personal comments:
The average Finn speaks English very well. I study French, English, German and Spanish. In Finland I talked these four languages. With Finns I talked most of the time Englisch, with some students French. My mothertongue is Dutch
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by Rick, HES Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Business Studies, Erasmus
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Did not speak it
Personal comments:
Most Finns are fluent in English so I had no trouble getting around. Even the older people and homeless managed to speak in English, I was surprised by that!
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by YuliyaZ13, Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Business Studies, University Agreement
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Did not speak it
Personal comments:
English is spoken almost everywhere, but finnish is impossible to study!! too difficult
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by ElisabethP, Fachhochschule Kufstein, Kufstein, Austria
Business Studies, Erasmus
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Did not speak it
Personal comments:
english is the second language of finnland, you do not necessary have to speak english
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by Jelly, Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Business Studies, Erasmus
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Personal comments:
Most people spoke English so there is not a great need to learn Finnish.
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by Anthony, IFI Rouen, Rouen, France
Business Studies, Erasmus
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Personal comments:
Every Finnish speak English so it was very good to improve my level
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