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A1 Norwegian course - Beginner level

The A1 fast-track Norwegian course is the beginning of your journey to master the Norwegian language. You will be able to use the most common words and everyday phrases, as well as getting a technical understanding of the language.

Prices and registration

Start dates

These dates are recommended start dates for new students, however you can start any time!

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!

 

What's included?

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.

 

The classes

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.

 

Course materials

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

Norwegian language course - beginner level

 

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!

 

Payment

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.

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INSTRUCTORS

Profile screen shot 2017 10 13 at 17.24.04 Anika Sandra Salvesen
Oslo
Profile profilbilde Tine Frantzen
Stavanger
Profile for cv Anne Elin Haraldsen
Bergen
Profile lingubilde Ingrid Enger Djukastein
Oslo
Profile maria Maria Smith Fredriksen
Stavanger and Sandnes
Profile meg2 Ann Magritt Skogen
Bergen

Course ratings

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Average rating: 4.43 of 5
Based on 623 reviews.

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Feb 04, 2020

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Very effectively structured and the lessons are just about great length! Instructor gives individual attention and super patient!

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

No complaints as yet!

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

Super

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Jan 08, 2020

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Group interaction and friendly behavior of Teacher

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Availability of Online course

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Dec 19, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

moro, attraktiv, og lett å bli forstått

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

forklaringen på materialet er for rask

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

den vanskeligste delen er å starte den, men når den allerede er startet, går det lettere

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Dec 18, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Friendly teachers

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

not really

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

Teacher needs to spend some more time in each lesson. Few students are already know the language hence they give the answers to teachers question and course went fast. But person like me who is totally new to the language is falling back. Please take some action on this.

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Dec 18, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

The interaction with other classmates and group dynamics

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

I think we needed more homework

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

I will continue with A2

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Dec 17, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Friendly environment, polite instructor, less number of students, focus and attention of instructor towards students, group activities, students involvement, frequent online classes, daily updates and material provided.

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

So far for A1 level, there are no such things which I didn't like.

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

Veldig bra :)

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Dec 17, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

All

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

All good

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Dec 17, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Regullarity

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

The class was crowded

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Dec 16, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

På dette kurset var mange nye ord og ny informasjon. Men disse informasjonen blir presentert på en interaktiv, morsom og enkel måte.

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Ingenting.

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

Nei ☺️

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Dec 16, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

The classroom was engaging and atmosphere was full of joy.
The most important part was everyone was participating in some or the other ways.

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

There is nothing I can mention at this point.

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

Excellent experience so far with Lingu. I am looking forward for the same in A2.

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Nov 28, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Jeg likker Kari.Kari forklarer Norwegian på en enkel måte og Bære hjalp meg veldig.Takk

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Ingenting

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

Jeg er glad takk

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Nov 22, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Presentation

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Nothing

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

No

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Nov 18, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

content

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

less classes

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

no

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Nov 18, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

content

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

less classes

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

no

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Nov 09, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

How the material is prepared

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Smaller class is always better even at A1

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Nov 02, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Very active class environment

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Quite fast

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

Over all best

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Nov 01, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Everything was so good. Really efficient.

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Nothing.

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

Thank you Ingrid, you are so good!

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Oct 30, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

The interaction with other students to make the practical exercises.

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

At the moment anything. Everything is good.

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

I am happy to learn a New language.

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Oct 28, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Fast track and friendly

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

nothing yet

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

--

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Oct 28, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Ability to speak freely Norwegian a lot and a good teacher

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Not so many obligatory home tasks which are necessary for me to force myself into learning

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

More home exercises and less pauses. Takk=)

Book this course here - only 3 simple steps

  • Online

    NOK 1790 per month
    • Access to all online classes, lessons and resources.

  • Fast-track Daytime

    NOK 2290 per month
    • Join our morning classes twice per week and full access to everything included in the online plan.

  • Fast-track Flexi

    NOK 2690 per month
    • Choose between morning or evening classes, and get full access to everything in the online plan.

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