This course is for you who want to be able to start practicing the Norwegian language immediately. Either as a tourist or as a newcomer to Norway.
You will have a brief introduction to the grammar, to understand some main principles.
But most of the course will cover knowledge connected to the oral language. Like different rules for pronunciation, ask/answer questions, numbers, phrases to introduce yourself, express feelings and opinions, and phrases for everyday use.
The intonation and the pronunciation you will hear and learn through the course, because I speak Norwegian. (you can read in English) I speak slowly and clearly so that it is easy for you to follow along.
This course consists of 7 sections (+ bonus section) with more than 30 lectures, and most of the lectures are videos with downloadable documents/pdf's, and there are some exercises for you to practice. All the slides I use are downloadable.
After you finished this lecture, you will be familiar with what we call the punctuation characters in Norwegian, and which intonation to use with some of them.
In this video you will learn when we use capital letters and small letters.
Here you learn some general rules for pronunciation that it is important to know to be able to speak correctly.
In this lecture we will talk about silent letters, and in witch letter combination they in general occur.
You will be familiar with the difference between a long and a short vowel sound, and the main rule for when a vowel sound is long or short.
In this lecture you will get a brief introduction to the Norwegian grammar, and get to know some of the main principles.
In this lecture you will learn more about the Norwegian grammar.
More about verbs.
In this video we create simple sentences, and look at the word order.
Under resources you find an exercise for you to practice, and create sentences.
You will learn the question words, and how to make questions.
This is an exercise to practice the question words!
In this video we will make questions without a question word.
You will learn how to use a short answer instead of a full sentence when you answer a question.
And in the resource section you will find an exercise to practice the short answers!
In this lecture you will learn the numbers, both the bases and the ordinals.
Exercises for you to practice the numbers!
Here you will learn how we write and read dates and years.
And under resources you can practice with an exercise!
In this lecture you will learn what to say if you don't understand..
In this video you will learn how to order, and ask for the bill at a cafe, and you will be familiar with some words connected to that.
After you have seen this video you will have a basic vocabulary to pick from to enable you to start producing sentences and language.
Check the resources for a list of verbs in present and past tense!
This is an example of a conversation.
In this video you will get more useful information about verbs.
Like the modal auxiliaries, how to use the verb å gå (to go) in Norwegian and how you create future of the verb etc.
In this lecture you will find the correct answers for the exercises in section 5 (questions with question words) and 6 (short answers) under resources.
I am a professional language teacher from Norway.
I have been working 15 years in an adult learning center in Oslo, and I am specialized in teaching Norwegian as a second, or a foreign language.
I have been studying Norwegian as a second language, pedagogy and Greek at the University of Oslo, and I have made an online course to be able to teach people Norwegian online.