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 the 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.
What topics will you cover?
- Norwegian phonetics
- Basic Norwegian grammar
- How to greet and present oneself
- Leisure time
- Expressing needs, feelings, and assessments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you'll be able to...
- Engage in basic conversations about study situations, work, holidays and leisure
- Describe everyday activities like buying food, going to concerts, meeting friends, going to the gym and using public transport
- Apply basic rules of Norwegian grammar and pronunciation covered in the course
Who is the course for?
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.
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Last updated February 15, 2018