FinnishPod101 offers audio and video lessons (though they’re mostly audio) for learning Finnish. They’re similar to a podcast with two hosts teaching the language with the help of natural dialogues. They take the time to explain key grammar points, vocabulary, interesting cultural information, and so on. Their tends to be more content for beginners and the lesson structure could be improved. As such, it’s better as a supplementary tool for improving your Finnish, rather than a standalone course.
The lessons are generally well-made, though quality can vary depending on when it was added.
Although there’s a lot of content, it’s not structured particularly well.
Good value for a low cost.
It’s extremely useful for getting extra listening practice.
They teach using natural dialogues, while explaining important grammar, vocabulary, and interesting cultural information.
As you move up levels, English is used less.
I DON’T LIKE…
Too much English is used in the lessons.
The platform can be confusing to navigate and the recommended lesson pathways aren’t always the best.
Although there are lots of extra features, only a few of them are actually useful.
There are many subscription lengths available which lower the cost. But, a one-month subscription costs:
Premium Plus: $47/mo
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