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Introduction to Norwegian 2

Learn to write, speak, and understand intermediate Norwegian with this fun and engaging four-week course.

  • Duration 4 weeks
  • Weekly study 5 hours
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Improve your basic knowledge of Norwegian and learn more about life in Oslo

If you have reached an A1-proficiency level in the Norwegian language, continue to build your skills with this intermediate course.

On this course, you will learn how to have simple conversations in Norwegian with family and friends, and handle a variety of everyday situations, like shopping, leisure time, and travelling. You will improve your grammar, sentence structure, and vocabulary with the support of engaging videos, practical exercises, and a chatbot. Introduction to Norwegian 2 is a continuation of The University in Oslo’s language course Introduction to Norwegian.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 1 second(SINGING) I'm sitting on top of the world. Welcome to the University of Oslo and our course, Introduction to Norwegian 2. [SPEAKING NORWEGIAN]

Skip to 0 minutes and 17 seconds2? That's right. We are proud to present four more weeks of active learning. [SPEAKING NORWEGIAN]

Skip to 0 minutes and 32 secondsAll the well-known characters from Introduction to Norwegian are back. [SPEAKING NORWEGIAN]

Skip to 0 minutes and 49 secondsReady to entertain you. [SPEAKING NORWEGIAN]

Skip to 0 minutes and 55 secondsAnd to bring you further into the mysteries and pleasures of the Norwegian language. [SPEAKING NORWEGIAN]

Skip to 1 minute and 14 secondsWe hope to see you soon. [SPEAKING NORWEGIAN]

Skip to 1 minute and 19 seconds(SINGING) I'm sitting on top of the world.

What topics will you cover?

  • Content (learn about life in Oslo): Meet and greet, shopping, food, leisure time, friends, family, travel, job, job interview
  • Grammar: verbs, nouns, adjectives, possessives, quantifiers and sentence structure
  • Phonetics: vowels, r-combinations, diphthongs, Norwegian prosody
  • Contemporary and relevant vocabulary

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Develop further your Norwegian language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing
  • Engage in basic conversations about study situations, work and leisure
  • Apply basic rules of Norwegian grammar and pronunciation covered in the course
  • Describe every day activities connected to work and study, describe feelings and opinions

Who is the course for?

This course is for learners who have completed Introduction to Norwegian 1 or have otherwise reached an A1-proficiency level.

Who will you learn with?

Erik Juriks

Erik Juriks

I am a lecturer of Norwegian language and literature for international students at The University of Oslo. To me, language and literature are keys to understanding ourselves and the world we live in.

Annely Tomson

Annely Tomson

Teaching Norwegian is fun! As a lecturer of Norwegian for international students at UiO, I really enjoy helping my students discover their passion for both the Norwegian language and culture.

Who developed the course?

Founded in 1811, the University of Oslo (UiO) is the highest ranked institution of education and research in Norway.

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