Leila White's From Start to Finnish is a classic Finnish for foreigners textbook, widely used in Finland, and now appearing in an updated tenth edition. From Start to Finnish is a practical, simple, and fun introduction to the Finnish language and Finnish culture, focusing on language skills for getting by in everyday situations in Finland. This new edition is illustrated with images from popular Finnish films. Audio to accompany the text is available to download for free at http://www.suomea.fi !
Author Leila White is a lecturer in Finnish Language and Culture for Foreigners at the University of Helsinki.