A1 Norwegian course - Beginner level
CEFR Level: A1 Beginner level
Course venue: Online & home
Course fee: From NOK 1,890 per month
Fast-track beginner Norwegian course
Lingu’s fast-track Norwegian language courses are designed for adults who want to learn to speak and understand the Norwegian language and who need more flexibility in their training. The course will get you started on the journey to master the Norwegian language.
Our main focus is to build practical conversation skills from the first lesson, so you can use the language independently and efficiently.
What you can expect from Lingu
- Small classes
- Choose between morning and evening classes, in-house and online
- Approved by Norwegian immigration authorities
- Inspiring and professional course instructors
- Flexibility and adaptability
The courses follow your individual pace for maximum flexibility and results. Studying at an individual pace means that the course will be tailored to your personal needs and goals!
The training is a combination of
- In-house classes at our language centres
- Live, online classes with teacher every day
- Self-study lessons online (videos, exercises etc.)
- Feedback from instructors and other students on your submitted speaking and writing assignments.
You can start online self-study lessons immediately when you sign up. These include instructional videos, texts you can read and listen to, quizzes, speaking and writing exercises, and much, much more.
The course is designed for expats and immigrants who understand English, have higher education or are generally quick to acquire new language skills (track 3).
What will you learn?
The beginner course is the most important building block for learning the Norwegian language. It will give you with the basic of the Norwegian language. After completing this level, you will be able to interact with others in Norwegian in a simple manner, for example meet and greet and everyday conversations.
You will be able to listen and understand simple questions if your conversation partner speaks slowly and clearly, and you can also answer simple questions about yourself and about the place you live.
You will be able to talk about people you know and things that interests you.
Main learning objectives:
- Common verbs in present, past and future tenses
- Basic grammar and pronunciation
- Common phrases related to meet and greet situations
- Agree and disagree with statements
- Write simple essays
- Read simple texts from everyday life
The expected duration is 2 months.
Accredited language course provider
Lingu is accredited by Kompetanse Norge (formerly Vox). You will get a course certificate, which is valid for permanent residence and citizenship applications in Norway. You can be accredited for maximum 12 hours per week* for all learning activities combined.
*limits may vary dependable on the type of the course
The classroom lessons are held twice per week at our language centres in Oslo and Stavanger, and the online lessons are available every day. You can join the online classes from any smartphone, tablet or laptop.
See the schedule for more information about time and topic.
Online course: No course materials or books are strictly required in order to attend our courses.
Oslo and Stavanger: For the in-house classes you need to bring the following books to the classes. You can order the books online, or you can buy them when you arrive at our language centre.
- Norsk på 1-2-3 Fast-track Norwegian Level A1-A2 (2017) - order online here
- Exploring Norwegian Grammar (recommended but not mandatory) - order online here
A1 exercises and level test
You will get access to various exercises online, which help you practice grammar, reading and writing skills and build a larger vocabulary. After 6 weeks, you will get access to a level test for A1. If you complete the test with sufficient score, you can upgrade to the next level (A2).
There's no binding. You can unsubscribe at any time!
This course is a membership course, which means you will set up a recurring, monthly payment plan, and your card will automatically be charged for your access until you cancel the membership. You can cancel your membership any time from your member page.
If you rather want to pay with invoice, please contact us.