Language Courses

Welcome to Finnbrit where you can study English at all levels in small groups of 6-12 persons with qualified experienced English teachers, in a cosy and encouraging atmosphere!

Being among the oldest language training institutes in the Helsinki region, we boast a wealth of knowledge and expertise in language training and examinations. With our dedicated and highly motivated staff and cosy, well-situated premises in Punavuori, we provide you with modern and innovative language solutions. We also limit our class sizes to 12 students to ensure all students receive the attention and advice they deserve and learn as much as possible from our courses.

English Language Level Descriptions

Level A Basic user – Perustaso
A1 Breakthrough or beginner
A2 Waystage or elementary


Level B Independent user – Keskitaso
B1 Threshold or intermediate
B2 Vantage or upper intermediate


Level C Proficient user - Ylin taso
C1 Effective operational proficiency or advanced
C2 Mastery or proficiency

Not sure of your level? Contact the office to receive guidance and take a free level test.

 
 

Upcoming Courses

This course will familiarise you with the format and content of the IELTS test. You will practise the skills you need and receive guidance on exam technique.

The IELTS preparation course is for those who are serious about passing the IELTS exam. You will practice all parts of the IELTS test and the different question types, there will be many opportunities to work on all the skills and techniques you need, and you'll be given advice on how to avoid those unwanted mistakes that may bring down your score. To support the class work, you will be given self-study tasks, especially writing, for homework.

Event Date 06.08.2018 17:00
Event End Date 09.08.2018 19:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.07.2018 18:00
Individual Price €310.00
€310.00 10

This course will familiarise you with the format and content of the IELTS test. You will practise the skills you need and receive guidance on exam technique.

The IELTS preparation course is for those who are serious about passing the IELTS exam. You will practice all parts of the IELTS test and the different question types, there will be many opportunities to work on all the skills and techniques you need, and you'll be given advice on how to avoid those unwanted mistakes that may bring down your score. To support the class work, you will be given self-study tasks, especially writing, for homework.

Event Date 20.08.2018 17:00
Event End Date 24.09.2018 19:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 13.08.2018 18:00
Individual Price €310.00
€310.00 12

English for Life (A1–A2) will help you learn the basics of English for everyday life in a quick, easy and fun way. You will learn how to present yourself and others and you will discuss subjects such as your work, hobbies and the weather. You will also learn to use English when travelling, shopping, at restaurants and so on.

Event Date 10.09.2018 17:00
Event End Date 26.11.2018 18:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.08.2018 18:00
Individual Price €434.00
€434.00 12

Stepping Stones, published in 2014, is now popular in learning centres all over Finland. It is a course for adults who want to practise speaking and listening using everyday vocabulary and grammar at an intermediate level. The book includes useful topics such as meeting people, free-time activities, travel, food, shopping and well-being.

Event Date 10.09.2018 17:00
Event End Date 26.11.2018 18:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.08.2018 18:00
Individual Price €434.00
€434.00 12

Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) is the most demanding and respected qualification available worldwide for advanced learners aiming to achieve an extremely high level of skill in the English language for working or university life and qualifies holders to teach in English. 

The Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) preparation course is designed for students who are proficient users (Upper C1/C2) and wish to develop their skills for the exam. The classroom tasks are focused on collaborative learning, interactive speaking and listening assignments. Homework will also be given each week to sharpen reading and writing skills.

Event Date 11.09.2018 17:00
Event End Date 27.11.2018 18:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.08.2018 18:00
Individual Price €434.00
€434.00 11

The English Language Toolbox 1 (intermediate) course aims to help you consolidate and develop the essential skills necessary to successfully communicate in English. We will look at all the main tenses as well as comparatives and modal verbs. We will also work on vocabulary as well as writing, reading and listening skills.

Event Date 11.09.2018 17:00
Event End Date 27.11.2018 18:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.08.2018 18:00
Individual Price €434.00
€434.00 11

The English Language Toolbox 2 (advanced) course aims to help you practice and polish your English as well as develop some more advanced language skills.

Event Date 11.09.2018 18:45
Event End Date 27.11.2018 20:15
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.08.2018 18:00
Individual Price €434.00
€434.00 12

Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) is a high-level and internationally recognized qualification in English for demanding academic and professional situations. 

This exam preparation course suits students who are advanced users (Upper B2/C1) and wish to develop their skills. The classes focus on practicing the full range of English skills in the specific context of the Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) exam. We will also have a short mock-exam at the end of the course.

Event Date 11.09.2018 18:45
Event End Date 27.11.2018 20:15
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.08.2018 18:00
Individual Price €434.00
€434.00 12

The aim of this course is to improve your self-confidence when speaking English. You will expand your vocabulary and use of phrasal expressions, and you will learn how to be more confident and assertive in everyday English communication. You will also improve your ability to be interactive using informal English, which will make speaking English more enjoyable.

Event Date 12.09.2018 17:00
Event End Date 17.10.2018 18:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.08.2018 18:00
Individual Price €248.00
€248.00 12

This course is aimed at HR professionals who are looking to improve their Business English in the context of an international HR environment. The course will cover the core vocabulary and language awareness for the full lifecycle of HR including recruitment, induction, appraisals, learning and development, compensation and employee relations. The lessons will be built around interactive scenarios and will be complemented by reviews of relevant grammar topics and relevant reading and writing tasks.
The course material is included in the course fee.

Event Date 12.09.2018 17:00
Event End Date 28.11.2018 18:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.08.2018 18:00
Individual Price €483.60
€483.60 12

English at Work will activate a broad range of skills needed for everyday work in English such as telephoning, e-mails, presentations, meetings and negotiations as well as socialising in the business world. Students will also practise writing and discuss cultural differences in order to avoid misunderstandings.

Event Date 13.09.2018 17:00
Event End Date 29.11.2018 18:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.08.2018 18:00
Individual Price €434.00
€434.00 12

During this course you will practise general business topics such as presenting yourself and your company, participating in meetings and negotiations, giving your opinion and building up your arguments, presentations on work related topics, describing products and services, discussing current affairs, (by using materials such as BBC, Financial Times etc.) and small talk. We will also do specific language activities related to the business areas of the participants. The topics may be for example, sales and marketing, HR, consultancy, legal English, finance and banking, information technology and artificial intelligence as well as the future of business.

Event Date 13.09.2018 18:45
Event End Date 29.11.2018 20:15
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.08.2018
Individual Price €434.00
€434.00 11

This course will familiarise you with the format and content of the IELTS test. You will practise the skills you need and receive guidance on exam technique.

The IELTS preparation course is for those who are serious about passing the IELTS exam. You will practice all parts of the IELTS test and the different question types, there will be many opportunities to work on all the skills and techniques you need, and you'll be given advice on how to avoid those unwanted mistakes that may bring down your score. To support the class work, you will be given self-study tasks, especially writing, for homework.

Event Date 01.10.2018 17:00
Event End Date 05.11.2018 19:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 24.09.2018 18:00
Individual Price €310.00
€310.00 12

The aim of this course is to improve your self-confidence when speaking English. You will expand your vocabulary and use of phrasal expressions, and you will learn how to be more confident and assertive in everyday English communication. You will also improve your ability to be interactive using informal English, which will make speaking English more enjoyable.

Event Date 24.10.2018 17:00
Event End Date 28.11.2018 18:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 17.10.2018 18:00
Individual Price €248.00
€248.00 12

This course will familiarise you with the format and content of the IELTS test. You will practise the skills you need and receive guidance on exam technique.

The IELTS preparation course is for those who are serious about passing the IELTS exam. You will practice all parts of the IELTS test and the different question types, there will be many opportunities to work on all the skills and techniques you need, and you'll be given advice on how to avoid those unwanted mistakes that may bring down your score. To support the class work, you will be given self-study tasks, especially writing, for homework.

Event Date 12.11.2018 17:00
Event End Date 10.12.2018 20:15
Capacity 12
Cut off date 05.11.2018 18:00
Individual Price €310.00
€310.00 12