March 19 through May 21, 2024
$675 ($607.50 ASF Members)
*In-person or via Zoom*


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Learn the Nordic languages in classes offered this spring at Scandinavia House! This high-intermediate course builds upon Norwegian 4, or its equivalent knowledge of the Norwegian language. Students should be comfortable leading conversations in Norwegian, using the simple past tense and present perfect. They should have knowledge of regular and irregular verbs, as well as their irregularities and rules. They should also be able to use indefinite, definite, and plural forms of masculine, feminine, and neuter nouns; conjugate adjectives; and apply intermediate Norwegian sentence structure, including “inversion.”

Students will continue to expand and refine their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills as they deepen their knowledge of Norwegian culture. This course will hone students’ comprehension, fluency, and accuracy as they engage more confidently in conversations and discussions, further expanding their vocabulary and mastering more complex grammatical structures. Through the study of themes related to daily life, students are encouraged to talk about their own experiences in Norwegian.

In-depth focus will be given to pronunciation, Norwegian structure, tone, and flow. There will also be weekly at-home assignments, and more, focusing on reading, writing, and grammar, as well as a strongly recommended end-of-semester presentation.

Students are also strongly encouraged to watch and read Norwegian news and books, Norwegian shows/movies, and listen to podcasts/audio books, as often as possible, on a weekly basis at a minimum. Classes are conducted almost entirely in Norwegian.

This hybrid class will be held both in-person and via Zoom; in-person attendance for the first four classes is highly recommended. Classes take place on Tuesdays from 7-9 PM beginning Tuesday, March 19.

No prerequisites required; instructions for remote learning will be emailed upon registration. For questions about language levels, please contact Marie-Therese Bjornerud. Tuition is $675 ($607.50 ASF Members); 20 hours total class time.

Required & Recommended Material

Textbook: STEIN PA STEIN TEKSTBOK, ELLINGSEN, 2014 – ISBN: 9788202419646
Workbook: STEIN PA STEIN ARBEIDSBOK, ELLINGSEN, 2014 – ISBN: 9788202427979

Highly Recommended:
Word List: STEIN PA STEIN Norsk-Engelsk Ordliste ELLINGSEN, 2014 -ISBN: 9788202432904
CD-set: STEIN PA STEIN ELEV-CD til tekstbok, ELLINGSEN, 2014 – ISBN: 9788202433048 

Link to extra online exercises which follow the textbookhttps://steinpastein-oppgaver.cappelendamm.no

Also Recommended:
Online exercises (both oral and written) following the textbook
Notebooks for vocabulary as well as notes
Duolingo (AndroidApple) and other language apps to expand vocabulary and support the learning process

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