Norwegian is a North Germanic language with around 5 million speakers in mainly Norway. There are also some speakers of Norwegian in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, the UK, Spain, Canada and the USA. Its Native name is norsk [nɔʂk / nɔʁsk]. The Norwegian alphabet has 29 letters. As established by law and government policy, there are 2 official forms of written Norwegian: Bokmål (literally "book tongue") and Nynorsk ("new Norwegian"). Due the Viking presence in England in the past, a lot of words we use now derived from the Old Norse making a lot of Norwegian words similar to Modern English ones such as glass (pronounces gloss) or ski (pronounced shee). More recently Norwegian drama have provided us with hours of entertainment. Please come to discover Norwegian in our Beginners courses or to improve your existing Norwegian. Have a look at the course outlines below.