Our Summer Plans

Axel is going to travel to Croatia for two weeks. He is also going to travel to Lapland. Väinö is going to travel to Spain, near Málaga, with his dad. Jarkko is going to travel to Toronto, Canada, and to Rome, Italy, too. Luukas is going to go sailing with his family. Kira is going to travel to London with her mum and dad.

Julia is going to go to the summer cottage in Lokalahti, near Turku. Siiri is going to go to Helsinki to see a friend. Sanni is going to go to the summer cottage, and so is Kristiina, too. Juho is going to do some fishing at the summer cottage in Kuhmoinen, in Central Finland.

We are all going to go to the beach and Särkänniemi Amusement Park.

By Class 6a on Wednesday, 27th May, 2015

Unsere Heimatstadt Tampere

Tampere hat ungefähr 230 000 Einwohner. Sie ist relativ groß. Tampere liegt zwischen zwei große Seen, Näsijärvi und Pyhäjärvi. Die Stromschnelle Tammerkoski bindet die Seen zusammen. Tammerkoski liegt in der Stadmitte. In der Stadtmitte gibt es auch viele Brücken. Mit den Schiffen kann man eine schöne Rundfahrt machen.

In der Stadtmitte gibt es auch Restaurants, Cafés, Kinos, Kirchen und Museen. Die Deutschen haben auch einen Einfluss auf die Geschichte von Tampere gehabt, und das kann man in einigen Museen sehen.

Es gibt einen Aussichtsturm hier, der Näsinneula heißt. Es gibt einen Vergnügungspark hier, der Särkänniemi heißt. Es gibt viel zu tun da. Es gibt einen Zoo, ein Delfinarium, ein Planetarium und ein Aquarium da.

Es gibt viele schöne Marktplätze hier, wo man Obst und Gemüse kaufen kann.

Es gibt viel Wald hier und auch viele Hügel. Die Aussicht von den Hügeln ist wunderschön.

Von Klasse 5a (26.5.2015)

Our Home Town Tampere

There is an amusement park here in Tampere. It’s called Särkänniemi. There is an observation tower there, too, Näsinneula. The other observation tower is called Pyynikin näkötorni: they sell the best doughnuts. There is also a shopping centre in the centre of Tampere. It’s called Koskikeskus. There are many hotels in Tampere. There are many sports fields and stadiums in Tampere. There are three icehalls in Tampere. Tampere is famous for her market places. There is a bus station and a railway station in Tampere. There are two big cinemas in Tampere. There is a spa in Tampere, Lapinniemi. There are two big hospitals in Tampere. There are many chuches in Tampere. There are many cinemas, cafés, restaurants in Tampere: Chinese, Italian, Indian, Thai, Belgian, French, Russian. Our speciality is ”mustamakkara”, the black pudding / sausage. There are no skyscrapers in Tampere.

There are rapids in the centre of Tampere called Tammerkoski. Tammerkoski Rapids combines the two biggest lakes Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi. There is a lot of nature in Tampere, too. There are many birds here: seagulls, owls, woodpeckers, ducks. There is a lot of forest in Tampere with many paths. There are many trees in the forests e.g. birches, spruces, and pines. Tampere is famous for her lakes. There are so many lakes that we can’t remember how many there are. There is no sea in Tampere. There are hills here but no mountains. There are no moose, wolves, or bears in the city. Sometimes the moose and the foxes can come into the city. There are ponies in the centre, in Tallipiha, and there is a zoo at Särkänniemi.

Tampere is much better than Helsinki, cheaper and more beautiful.

By Class 5b on 25th May, 2015