Moi! I’m Nora, your professional Finnish teacher with over 30 years of experience.
I’m based in Tampere, but my online classes are available for fellow Finnish enthusiasts around the world. You are warmly welcome to join them! Let my students’ feedback encourage you to get in touch and find the ideal course and methods for you:


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Reviews of students

  • Nora’s style of teaching is extremely nice – I’d describe it as both instructive and entertaining. Grammar and vocabulary are highlighted, and so are reading and speaking. Written home tasks are meant to systematize what has been learnt during each class and to improve students’ writing skills.


  • Она умеет меня мотивировать, предлагает всегда интересные задания и способна ответить на любой вопрос. Я занимаюсь с Норой около года и результаты замечательные.


  • Minulla on monta aukkoa kieliopissa ja Nora aina löytää mielenkiintoiset ja räätälöidyt keinot selittämään nämä minulle. Nora on erinomainen opettaja, ja lisäksi ihana ihminen - suosittelen tosi paljon, että opiskelet suomea hänen kanssaan.


  • Nora takes a practical approach with up-to-date, real-world language examples, but is always able to offer the extra details necessary for students to get a deeper understanding of Finnish language and culture. Every class has had a supportive and relaxed atmosphere with enthusastic discussions, where students can really use their newly-learned language skills straight away.


  • One thing I especially appreciate about Nora is how easily she adapts to every student's personal strong and weak points, managing to always get the best out of everyone and teach new things in the most appropriate way! It's a demonstration of her extensive experience and natural talent for understanding different personalities. No matter what sort of a language student you are, you will get the most out of this class!


  • Oli hienoa osallistua jopa toisesta maasta ja kehittää kielitaitoani. Opiskelumateriaalit ja tehtävät olivat monipuolisia ja koskivat mielenkiintoisia aiheita. Noran nopeasta ja henkilökohtaisesta palautteesta olen oppinut tosi paljon. Kiitos tästä upeasta mahdollisuudesta.


About the teacher

I started my career as a high school history teacher in Rovaniemi, and have been teaching Finnish as a foreign language since 1990.


My passion for the Finnish language dates back to my first Master’s degree at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, where I studied history with Finnish as a minor. After moving to Finland, my enthusiasm for linguistics led me to a second Master’s degree, this time in Finnish language and literature, at the University of Tampere.


I have taught Finnish at the University of Lapland, Sedu, TAKK, Ahjola, and the University of Tampere. In 2020, I decided to broaden my horizons to entrepreneurship by branching out to private lessons online. I am now excited to connect with fellow language enthusiasts all over the world and help You master the beautiful Finnish language!

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Over 30 years of experience

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Interested in lessons? Go ahead and fill in the form and I will get in touch with you soon via email! I will build you a tailor-made lesson plan based on our discussion on your language level and any specific wishes you may have.