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Skip to 0 minutes and 5 secondsWelcome to the University of Oslo and our course, Introduction to Norwegian. Hi. How nice to meet you here. How are you? Thanks, but not as well as you do. Just fine, thanks. We offer you four exciting weeks of active learning. You already speak Norwegian very well. Thanks, but not as well as you do. You speak totally perfect. Where you will get to know a group of international students. How do we get tickets for the concert? How do we get tickets for the concert? We buy them at the door. Thats no problem. And participate in their everyday life. See you at the University on Monday? Yes, we have to do that. Ill write on Facebook when Ill be there. Great! Bye!

Skip to 0 minutes and 42 secondsAnd, of course, learn basic Norwegian language. Then we need something red. Paprika is fine. That sounds like a good idea. Is there room for a film crew too? Well make room. A film crew gives us extra status.

Skip to 1 minute and 0 secondsMaybe we should remove the tables and chairs? I'm sure someone would like to dance. I can help you with the tables and chairs.

Skip to 1 minute and 14 secondsWe hope to see you soon.

About the course

Are you planning on going to Norway to study, travel or work? Are you interested in Norwegian culture? Are you looking for the key to the Scandinavian Model? Or a troll to marry?

This free online course will give you the basic language skills needed to make new friends and cope with everyday situations, as well as being a stepping stone for a further exploration into Norwegian language, society and culture.

Get an introduction to Norwegian language

This four week course will give you an introduction to Norwegian, a language spoken by about 5 million people. You will learn basic language and grammar through active learning. After completing this course, you will be able to participate in everyday conversations.

Explore Norwegian culture and society

You will also discover more about the culture of Norway - what daily life looks like, what food is enjoyed there, what are the cultural and social norms in this fascinating country.

Learn from experts in Norwegian

The University of Oslo is well practiced at teaching and inspiring a love of Norwegian language and culture. There has even been created an interactive chatbot for you to have conversations with - so you can practice your Norwegian easily.

Requirements

There are no special requirements for this course. However you need to enable the Norwegian characters Æ, Ø and Å on your computer or mobile phone.

Buy a personalised, digital and printed certificate and transcript

You can buy a Certificate of Achievement for this course — a personalised certificate and transcript in both digital and printed formats, to prove what you’ve learnt. A Statement of Participation is also available for this course.

Certificate of Achievement + transcript £59.00

Statement of Participation £39.00