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Norwegian Course - Preparing for the Bergen test

This is an intensive Norwegian course that prepares you to sit for the official state test in Norwegian at a higher level (the Bergen test). You should be at level B2 of the Council of Europe scale to benefit from the course.



CEFR levelB2
Price4 300,- to 6 900,-
Norwegian course that prepares for the state test

About the course

In this course you learn

The teaching is based on samples and knowledge from previous tests and other relevant learning materials. The focus areas include:

• To improve reading comprehension, writing skills and to train listening comprehension.

• Text fluency and cohesion; how to write a good and coherent text.

• What is required for different text genres, such as minutes, summaries and persuasive texts.

• Vocabulary development by focusing on alternative ways of expression and common expressions.

• Extended written feedback on writing assignments.

Who is it for?

The course is suitable for those who want to acquire valuable language skills for participation in Norwegian society and professional career in Norway. The Bergen test is required by most colleges and university studies in Norway.

If you are unsure whether this course is the right level for you, you can take a free, automated level test on our website.


Instruction consists of listening exercises, group work, individual work, discussions, text production and homework.


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.


After this course you will receive a diploma if you have attended 75% and have paid the course fee.

Where to now?

After this course you should be able to take the Test in Norwegian at a Higher Level (the Bergen test).

Questions? Please contact one of our course centers.

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