First Finnish Reader for Beginners The book consists of Elementary and Pre-intermediate courses with parallel Finnish-English texts. Audio tracks are embedded in the book and you should listen to them while reading. The author maintains learners' motivation with funny stories about real life situations such as meeting people, studying, job searches, working etc. The ALARM method (Approved Learning Automatic Remembering Method) utilise natural human ability to remember words used in texts repeatedly and systematically. Each sentence was composed only with words explained in previous chapters. The second and the following chapters of the Elementary course have only 29 new words each.