Norwegian for beginners
Norwegian for beginners is for those who want a thorough, practical introduction to the language. The aim is to quickly be able to get by in simple everyday situations.
Language teaching is undertaken using a communicative method. Participants are encouraged to use the language actively in practical, everyday situations, with plenty of opportunities to practice and repeat. The aim is that participants quickly gain confidence using the language.
Folkeuniversitetet is an officially recognized provider of tuition. Hours undertaken in our Norwegian courses are approved by the UDI in applications for a permanent residence permit.
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About the course
In this course you learn
• basic grammar and pronunciation
• words and phrases to introduce yourself and ask others questions about themselves
• words and phrases related to everyday situations
• how to ask and answer questions as well as express basic agreement / disagreement
• write simple texts
• read simple texts such as menus, advertisements etc.
The learning goals above, apply to all of beginner level A1. There are also individual beginner courses covering different parts of this level, see course overview.
Who is the course for?
Norwegian for beginners is suitable for those who have little or no prior knowledge of Norwegian and want a solid foundation to begin communicating in Norwegian.
What you learn at the beginner level also serves as a good basis for further learning of Norwegian for studies and / or at work.
Instruction consists of listening exercises, group work, role play, oral exercises / conversation, presentations and homework. The courses can be taken as ordinary classroom teaching, online teaching or a combination of these.
Our teachers have training in teaching Norwegian and/or Norwegian as a Second Language (NSL). They also have experience in Teaching Norwegian for language minorities.