Norwegian beginners: module 3
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LNOR16
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course is a continuation of the Norwegian beginners course module 2, building upon and expanding basic Norwegian conversational skills as well as increasing knowledge of Norwegian culture.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
You will learn vocabulary and phrases of everyday situations with topics such as going
to the pharmacy and going to see a doctor, talk about your family, express opinions and
emotions, learn about Norwegian celebrations and traditions, talk about the past and
(Grammar: Verbs in past, present perfect and future tenses / Prepositions for time and with adverbs / Sentence structure / Possessive pronouns / Vowel sounds and diphthongs Kj and sk sounds).
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Talk about your family
- Express emotions, wishes and desires.
- Understand Norwegian party customs
- talk about Norwegian celebrations and traditions
- Talk about your health
- Express opinions about food and places.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is for near beginners – students should have completed Norwegian beginners module 2 or studied Norwegian for at least 6 month recently.
You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
This course will be delivered online, and will involve tutor presentation and class discussion. Student preparation and homework outside class times is strongly encouraged. To fully participate in this online class you will need:
- An email address
- A reliable internet connection
- A computer/laptop/tablet with a fully updated browser (preferably google chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Your tutor will advise you on your course material on the first session.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
If there is demand, Norwegian 2 module 1 in January. Talk to your tutor.
Eva is a native Norwegian and has been teaching Norwegian, drama and creative communication for many years, to both adults and children. She has a great passion for teaching and finds it hugely rewarding to see learners develop their skills and express themselves with growing confidence in a new language. “Learning a language is so much more than understanding the grammar and memorizing words - it is taking in and embracing a whole new culture, and it is an amazing privilege to be allowed to be part of this process as a teacher.” Eva is also an actor and writes stories for children and young people.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.