Finnish Through New Eyes
A feel-good program for all levels
A feel-good program for all levels
Many people are learning Finnish in ways that are uninspiring, inconsistent, boring, frustrating and led by teachers/books/apps that tell you what you “should” learn next. What they don’t realize is that adaptation is their birthright – and that each and every one of us has access to a way of learning that’s joyful, ease(y) and awe-inspiring.
Is learning, improving and speaking Finnish a constantly-unfolding adventure that inspires awe, confidence and feels freeing?
If not, then you’re probably not living the simple truth that adaptation is your birthright.
Adapting to the Finnish language is a gift you were born with.
Once you realize and start living with the deep understanding that speaking Finnish, better and better, is your birthright, you’ll start to see improvements in areas where you’ve been stuck, new opportunities to expand your skills and grow personally and just start having way more fun!
Did you know that speaking Finnish comfortably and confidently is your birthright? Because linguistic adaptation to your environment is your birthright! When we live our everyday disconnected from this truth, we miss out on opportunities to grow and have way more fun.
Doubting your ability to be able to learn, grow and express yourself fully in Finnish means you’re fighting against adaptation and resisting its flow.
Who wouldn’t struggle or have a hard time fighting against their environment? This is the very reason we’ve evolved to adapt – not to resist – our environments, linguistic and otherwise.
Resisting the flow of progress in Finnish has implications far beyond what’s spoken about in traditional language classrooms: how you show up everyday, the quality of your friendships and social ties, your desire to contribute and be of service to your community, your sense of security and belonging – all of these are among the ripple effect. I know, because I’ve been there.
These things touch every one of us regardless of whether we’re beginner, intermediate or advanced Finnish learners, because each level provides us with unique opportunities to adapt more and more.
The ability to learn Finnish and develop your skills and self ongoingly, at every level and in a way that’s fun and inspiring is not only available to the crazy few:
You were born to do this & to have fun doing it!
Let me show you how…
A 9-week virtual experience to open your eyes to a new perspective on learning Finnish,
develop your processes and skills and spark your intuition to make learning more joyful!
Module 1: Finnish through new eyes
Adopting a refreshing perspective for the Finnish journey
Module 2: Foundations
Mapping out the phases and skills you’ll need at every level
Module 3: Vocab through new eyes
What you need to know about the process & begin to refine your skills
Module 4: Power of Environment
Perspective & tools to study less & use your environment to learn
Module 5: Grammar thru new eyes
Ready for fall in love with grammar? Your mindset shift for sustainable process & skills
Module 6: People through new eyes
Tools & perspectives to make the most of every interaction & relationship
TBA & released after program end
6 video modules & exercises
+ 3 project weeks
+ 9 virtual Q&A calls with Irina
+access to updated materials
The next iteration of Finnish Through New Eyes starts Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
Virtual modules released on Thursdays. Q&A calls (live or recorded) on Wednesdays unless otherwise stated below.
Registration closes Sunday, April 28th, 2019
Module release dates:
Module 1 – Finnish through new eyes
Released: Thursday, May 2nd
//Q&A call: Wednesday, May 8th
Module 2 – Foundations
Released: Thursday, May 9th
// Q&A call: Thursday, May 16th
**Project week 1**
No new module released
Q&A call: Wednesday, May 22nd
Module 3 – Vocab through new eyes
Released: Thursday, May 23rd
// Q&A call: Wednesday, May 29th
Module 4 – The Power of Environment
Released: Thursday, May 30th
// Q&A call: Wednesday, June 5th
**Project week 2**
No new module released
Q&A call: Wednesday, June 12th
Module 5 – Grammar through new eyes
Released: Thursday, June 13th
// Q&A call: Wednesday, June 19th
Module 6 – People through new eyes
Released: Thursday, June 20nd
// Q&A call: Wednesday, June 26th
**Project week 3**
No new module released
Q&A call & course wrap-up: Friday, July 5th
All for a single payment of 967€, inc. 24% VAT by Sun, April 28th, 2019
2 installments of 521€ (=1042€), inc. 24% VAT by Sun, April 21st, 2019
Terms of purchase
By purchasing Finnish Through New Eyes, you’re committing to joining us for the Spring 2019 experience. During this time, you have the added benefit of live, virtual Q&A calls to connect you with me and the group. You’ll also have access to the program materials after the course ends, and to future iterations of the course content if/when the content is updated!
I stand by the program and its ability to completely transform the way you experience learning Finnish. If you commit to and participate in the program fully (watch the videos, do the projects and attend the Q&A calls) and do not see improvements in your experience of learning Finnish, you may request a refund. I will review each request individually before making a decision.
If you have any questions about the program or to pay by bank transfer, please contact me before buying.
Hey there, my name is Irina Pravet and I’m your guide as you see Finnish through new eyes!
I moved to Finland from Canada in 2010 and can honestly say that learning Finnish has been a life-changing experience. Not just in the end result of speaking Finnish (it’s an ongoing journey) but rather what the process taught me about myself, life, and what’s possible.
Among other things, I realized that linguistic adaptation is my birthright and that we are all wired for language! Lucky for us, life wanted us to enjoy this process and make it as fun as possible, so the more fun we have learning Finnish, the better we’re able to learn and adapt to it.
Sadly, this is not the reality many people are living, nor is it part of the cultural narrative of what’s possible – but this doesn’t need to be the case. I’ve set out to help you connect with your inherent ability to learn language. Once you begin to see Finnish through new eyes, you’ll start to see all aspects of your world expand.
If you’d like to bring more joy, confidence and freedom to what you’re putting into learning Finnish, I hope to see you in the program!
Nope, I’ll be guiding you through the process of learning Finnish, and helping you identify your unique path through it. Since this is a program for all levels, we won’t be covering specific grammar or vocabulary but we will talk about the process of learning vocab and grammar at various levels. To download the detailed course outline: Finnish through new eyes syllabus – winter 2018
This program has been designed for all levels because we are not covering the Finnish language – this means I won’t be teaching you Finnish. Rather, we’ll look at the perspective, process & skills which will help you adapt to (aka. learn) the Finnish language.
Once you become aware of this way of thinking, regardless whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced, you’ll uncover opportunities to grow and expand what you currently know. You have ongoing access to the program content so you can come back and review the material for more insights once you grow to a new level too. Pretty cool, right?
To download the detailed course outline: Finnish through new eyes syllabus – winter 2018
Absolutely! This is what nature intended.
The biggest single determinant of success in learning a language is consistency. The more consistent you can be in what you do, the more likely you are to keep on learning.
So how do we keep showing up? By having fun and making joy and curiosity our priorities. In this program, we’ll be exploring a perspective that sees learning Finnish as an ongoing, ever-evolving process, so you might as well enjoy every step of the way.
We don’t meet for class so you can be anywhere.
New content will be uploaded to the program site every week (check schedule for specific dates) and you can go through this content at your own pace. Then we have weekly Q&A calls where you’re able to ask any clarifying questions about the material and applying it to your own life. These calls take place in a group and happen virtually. You’ll get an email with all the details about how to login to our live, group, virtual calls when they take place. Come to the call live or ask questions via email in advance.
Many people find it really helpful to attend even when they don’t have specific questions, but get inspired by stories and questions from others!
Many HR reps are looking for ways to support employees in ways that are valuable to them. Check to see if your company has something in place, like a learning stipend, or would be willing to put something together.
You can also let others in your company know about the program in case they’d want to join and you could take the program together!
Yes. You’ll either be able to login to the course site or download the materials. The content may be updated in the future, in which case, you’ll have access to the updated content.
This depends on you and what knowledge you’d like to gain before doing the YKI test, but we do not specifically cover anything related to the YKI test.
All I can say is that I’ve been learning Finnish in the way I outline in this program and took the YKI test without studying. I got the highest grades and the experience was easy, because instead of studying for the exam, I spoke Finnish. I don’t believe in language exams, but I do believe in living the language. So basically, does living the language instead of studying it appeal to you? Don’t think about it too much, just see if this program feels like a fun experience that would help you, or not. The choice is yours 🙂
In order for a a refund to be granted, you must participate in the program fully: watch the videos, do the projects and attend the Q&A calls during the live portion of the course. In the unlikely event that these do not change your experience of learning Finnish, you may request a refund. I’ll make the decision based on each individual request.
Contact me by clicking here. I’d love to support you in making the best possible decision for you!