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.


English for Life (A1–A2)

An elementary course in English

8.4–17.6.2019 Mondays, 17:00–18:30 (no lesson on 22.4.19)
Two lessons on each Monday, 20 lessons in total

Level: A1–A2

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.

Englannin kielen alkeiskurssi, jossa opitaan alkeet nopeasti, helposti ja hauskalla tavalla. Opit esittelemään itsesi ja muut sekä puhumaan esimerkiksi työstä, harrastuksista ja säästä. Opit asioimaan englannin kielellä matkoilla, kaupassa, ravintolassa jne.

Course book: A book from the English for Life series (book to be confirmed during the first lesson). The course book can be purchased from the Finnbrit office at the start of the course. The estimated course book price is 35€.

Fee for members: 250€ and non-members: 310€

Teacher: Anthony
Tony/Anthony is a seasoned English language trainer, who has been teaching in Finland for over 30 years. He started his career in experiential learning (Outward Bound schools in the USA, Australia and Wales) and worked in an inner London youth programme before turning to language teaching. He has worked in this role in the UK, Denmark and Finland. He holds academic degrees from York and Essex Universities in the UK and diplomas from Helsinki University, but stresses his skills as a grassroots, hands-on English language trainer. 

Event Properties

Event Date 08.04.2019 17:00
Event End Date 17.06.2019 18:30
Capacity 12
Cut off date 30.04.2019
Individual Price €310.00
Location Finnbrit

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