Learn the Nordic languages in classes offered this fall at Scandinavia House! In this beginner’s course, you will build your Norwegian vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar skills, while also learning about Norwegian culture and life. By the course’s end, you should be able to conduct simple conversations in Norwegian.
You will get to practice conversations in class, as well as reading, in class, and there will be a focus on pronunciation and Norwegian sounds which may be new to your ear. There will also be at-home assignments focusing on reading, writing, and grammar.
- Absolute beginners
- Those seeking a solid foundation in the Norwegian language
- Those interested in traveling to Norway
You will develop:
- Beginner-level conversational skills in Norwegian
- Proficiency in basic Norwegian grammar
This hybrid class will be held both in-person and via Zoom; in-person attendance for the first four classes is highly recommended.
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: PA VEI TEKSTBOK, ELLINGSEN, 2012 – ISBN: 9788202340940
Workbook: PA VEI ARBEIDSBOK, ELLINGSEN, 2012 – ISBN: 9788202343163
Word List: PA VEI Norsk-Engelsk Ordliste, ELLINGSEN, 2012 – ISBN: 9788202372255
CD-set: PA VEI ELEV-CD til tekstbok, ELLINGSEN, 2012 – ISBN: 9788202371869
Online exercises (both oral and written) following the textbook
Notebooks for vocabulary as well as notes
Duolingo (Android, Apple) and other language apps to expand vocabulary and support the learning process