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Subordinate clauses

Grammar - word order

Word order in another language is not always easy to grasp.

Generally, we unconsciously tend to transfer language patterns from our mother tongue to the new language, and that’s when we inevitably make mistakes.

On the other hand, it is precisely when making mistakes that we learn, trying and retrying in the process.

Our last grammar video on LearnNoW 2 is about word order in subordinate clauses.
We wanted to leave you with something challenging to stimulate your curiosity for what the next course has in store for you.

However, before you jump-start to subordinates, we recommend that you watch again the video about word order in main clauses if you have doubts and need to refresh your knowledge.

Subordinates in Norwegian follow a strict rule pattern that can be complicated to learn.

In the video, we have exemplified this structure with a word order table that you can download and use when writing.

Because this video is a little bit longer than usual and can be somewhat challenging, we recommend that you stop and review it often.

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