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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

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Average rating: 4.43 of 5
Based on 625 reviews.

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Oct 02, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

video

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Oct 01, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

she is very clear and take time.

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nothing

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having more chips and chocolate between break times :D

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Sep 28, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Jeg likte breakout-gruppene og da læreren gikk gjennom hva alt beydde

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

ingenting

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Sep 26, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Dinamic, interactive, very good environment

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

In my opinion the classes are to fast for a beginner A1 level

Noen flere kommentarer til din kursopplevelse?

No.

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Sep 26, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Læreren! Golara is so nice. Her teaching is easy to understand and she makes a comfortable atmosphere to learn a new language.

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Nothing.

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Sep 26, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

started to feel that we're getting some progress

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Nothing

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none

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Sep 26, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

The enthousiastic theacher!

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Nothing

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Sep 16, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

It is online

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I dont have any thing that I particularly dislike.

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Nice course experience so far.

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Sep 15, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Her way of teaching!! it's interactive, fun and so much practical because we are not only listening but we have to repeat too so it's easier to remember

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

I wish we should have more that 2hours and also as a beginner sometimes the online class are too much advanced for us who has started class one week ago.

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You are doing great job that helps people to improve themselves so keep it up

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Sep 13, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Flexible

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No

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Nei

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Sep 04, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Kurset var tydelig og informativt. Den beste delen var quizen vi hadde med Kahoot.

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Ingenting

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Ingenting

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Sep 02, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Fun and creative

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Nothing

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While the classroom is nice with good natural lighting, it can be quite noisy with the traffic... But no big deal... We can't have it all...

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Aug 27, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

The interaction between the teacher and each student. Good explanations and plenty of opportunities to ask questions. Also lots of possibilities to practice pronunciation.

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Substitute teacher - not personally - just the interruption

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So glad you are in Bergen!!

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Aug 27, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

I think the way classes are done is very nice conjugated with the online classes as well.

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

I wanted more classes per week 😃

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Nei

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Jul 09, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

The instructor give us the opportunity to talk a lot and corrects all the mistakes. He makes the class really interesting and he gives satisfactory explanations to any questions.

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I liked everything

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Jul 01, 2019

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Power point presentation was good.

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Nothing special.

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I like morning classes start at 9:00AM was good.

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Jun 30, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

jeg likte alt.

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....

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læreren var så hyggeli,og hjalp så mye.

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Jun 29, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Working in groups

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Need more to read and more exercises

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No

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Jun 28, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Facility to do The course at Any time.

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Avsence of inhouse classes.

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The online course is Very Good and helpful.

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Jun 28, 2019

Hva likte du mest ved dette kurset?

Lett å forstå kurs

Hva likte du ikke ved dette kurset?

Some students say too much.

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No

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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