Me and my daughter (6 years old) will be in Finland/Helsinki in August. Could you be so kind to provide me the below mentioned informations; 1. we would like…

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13.06.2017

Hi, me and my daughter (6 years old) will be in Finland/Helsinki in August. Could you be so kind to provide me the below mentioned informations;

1. we would like to have a finish language buddy (a person who will be willing to teach/talk us in Finnish) in order to learn finish, do you provide such service on countesy basis?

2. any part time work opportunities?

Please note that I will study master degree for 2 years in Helsinki and I am a trademark&patent attorney in my home country.

Kind regards.

(Please note that my school will be in Helsinki and my home will be in Suutarila)

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Answered
15.06.2017
Updated
15.06.2017

Here are some ideas for learning Finnish in Helsinki:

- Language cafés and discussion groups in Helmet Libraries (Helsinki Metropolitan Area Librar-ies)
http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Events_and_tips/News_flash/Finnish_language_…

- List of the Helsinki City Libraries and the addresses you’ll find at the following site
http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services

- Cafe Lingua in Helsinki
https://cafelinguainhelsinki.wordpress.com/
https://fi-fi.facebook.com/groups/147968218893/

- Conversation Exchange Helsinki https://www.conversationexchange.com/s_map/learn.php?language=Finnish

- Here are some other face-to-face language exchange sites

https://www.mylanguageexchange.com/Search.asp?selCountry=32
https://www.mylanguageexchange.com/city/helsinki__finland.asp

To get an idea of the job situation in Finland, you can also check the following sites: This is Finland / How about getting a job in Finland and Job hunting /How to find a job in Finland:

https://finland.fi/facts-stats-and-info/how-about-getting-a-job-in-finl…

https://www.justlanded.com/english/Finland/Finland-Guide/Jobs/Job-hunti…

Also the Ministry of Employment and the Economy has a site for jobseekers:
http://www.te-palvelut.fi/te/en/index.html

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