FINLAND - LANGUAGE PHRASES

Finland has two official languages: Finnish and Swedish.

Finnish, a Finno-Ugric language, is spoken by 91,2% and Swedish by 5,4% of the population. Sami (Lappish) is the mother tongue of about 1,700 people.

The standard of spoken English in Finland is universally good. English is the major business language, having long ago replaced German in that role. Russian and French are not widely spoken or understood.

http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/finnish.php

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/other/quickfix/finnish.shtml (audio)

http://www.linguanaut.com/english_finnish

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Finnish Audio

Finnish Audio