• Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Norwegian for Beginners 3

Continue building your understanding of the Norwegian language and culture with the third online course for beginners from NTNU.

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Norwegian for Beginners 3

Learn to read and write basic sentences in Norwegian

Build on what you have learnt in the Norwegian for Beginners 1 and Norwegian for Beginners 2 courses and continue to develop your Norwegian communication skills.

On this course, you will learn how to describe objects using adjectives and discover how to use possessive pronouns. You will also be introduced to prepositions and understand how to use tenses when writing about actions in a timeline.

Upon completion of this course, you will feel more confident reading and writing Norwegian and understand what culture and life in Norway are really like.

What topics will you cover?

  • Cultural resources:
  • Work in Norway
  • Sport and health
  • Culture in Norway
  • Traditions and festivities

  • Grammar:
  • Possessive Pronouns: How to express ownership and relations
  • Subordinate Causes: The how, why and when of actions
  • Adjectives: from grade zero to superlative

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

What will you achieve?

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

  • Norwegian culture and life style and learn more about the Norwegian language
  • your language skills in Norwegian to be able to communicate with family, friends and study partners
  • basic rules of Norwegian grammar to sustain written and listening comprehension and production
  • in simple conversations about daily life situations with family, friends and study partners providing that they speak slowly enough for you to understand
  • about your own learning and find strategies to motivate and sustain your study of the Norwegian language

Who is the course for?

The course is aimed at English speakers who want to learn Norwegian and have completed the Norwegian for Beginners 1 and Norwegian for Beginners 2 courses.

What software or tools do you need?

To take part on this course, you need to use Norwegian characters on your computer keyboard.

Who will you learn with?

Who developed the course?

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

NTNU is the largest of the eight universities in Norway, and, as its name suggests, has the main national responsibility for higher education in engineering and technology.

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