Norwegian Language for Foreign Students level II

NOR11 Norwegian Language for Foreign Students level II

Autumn 2021

  • Topics

    This course focuses on the Norwegian language on the lower intermediate level (A2-B1 on the CEFR-scale) . The course is a continuation from NOR10 and will continue and expand grammatical topics and vocabulary. The course will also discuss topics from Norwegian culture.

    Students with Norwegian, Norwegian as a second language, Swedish or Danish as are not accepted to the course.

  • Learning outcome

    At the completion of the course the students should


    • Have knowledge about the everyday language used in NRoway
    • Have knowledge about the most important traditions in Norway
    • Know about the most important celebrations and holidays in Norway
    • Have some knowledge of Norwegian history, and how it has influenced the present



    • Can read and understand the main content of authentic Norwegian texts
    • Can talk about most everyday topics unprepared 
    • Can re-tell a text, film, book or something that happened
    • Can compare, give advantages and disadvantages and express your opinion about them
    • Can write text in Norwegian on most everyday topics

  • Teaching


    Written group work

    Oral group work

    Individual written work

    Conversation groups

    Oral participation plays a very important part of the teaching and the course puts high demands of active participation, both individually and in groups.

  • Required prerequisites

    NOR10/NOR010 or Norwegian skills corresponding to A2 in the CEFR.


ECTS Credits
Teaching language

Spring. Offered spring 2021