A2 Norwegian course - Elementary level

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The A2 course will give you a stronger vocabulary and a better understanding of the language. You will continue to work on grammar and technical aspects of the language as well as learning how to combine more words to form better sentences and a colloquial language.

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CEFR Level: A2 Elementary level
Course venue: Online & home
Course fee: From NOK 1,890 per month

WELCOME TO A UNIQUE LEARNING EXPERIENCE! Lingu’s Norwegian language courses are designed for adults who want to learn to speak and understand the Norwegian language and who need more flexibility...


Lingu’s 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 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!

Subscribe now and you’ll get access to ALL classes and lessons at the elementary level!


Learning objectives for A2

You are starting to cope with social situations and you can use simple everyday language and knows how to handle short social interactions. You know how to ask and answer questions about work, hobbies, and other recreational activities. In short you will start to function better out and about in everyday life.

This course guides you further in your ability to converse in Norwegian, provides you with an understanding of elementary grammar, and helps you develop learning strategies for acquiring new skills independently.


Main learning objectives

  • Speak and write about personal matters and general topics such as family, housing and personal finance
  • Describe yourself and your surroundings, your education and your work.
  • Express desires, emotions and commitment
  • Handle situations related health, illness and disease
  • Reading simple texts and personal letters.
  • Write about simple personal experiences and everyday events
  • Use basic grammatical structures appropriately in the above functions.


Course duration

The expected duration is 2 months.. However, each member will follow his or her own individual learning plan.



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 classes

As a member of Lingu’s A2 course, you can study whenever it suits you. You have access to all classes at this level and you can attend as many as you want!

The classroom lessons are held at our language centres in Oslo and Stavanger, and the online lessons are available from any smartphone, tablet or laptop.

See the schedule (link at the top of the page) for more information about class time and topic.



This course is a subscription course, which means you will set up a monthly or quarterly payment agreement, and your card will automatically be charged for your access until you unsubscribe. You can easily cancel your subscription any time from your member page.

When you have completed level, you can upgrade to the next level with a simple click.


Course materials

Online course: No course materials or books are strictly required in order to attend our courses.


For the in-house classes in Oslo or Stavanger course participants 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 (order online here)


Online resources


Recorded lessons

Recorded lessons will be available in the recordings archive so you can easily browse and find the information you need, whether that is pronunciation training, grammar, or any other topic.

Lingus online course 

Lingus online lessons comprehensive self-study platform that covers all aspects of the Norwegian language. 

A2 level test

After 6 weeks, you will get access to a level test for A2. If you complete the test with sufficient score, you can upgrade to the next level.




There's no binding. You can unsubscribe at any time!

Frequently asked questions

The combi course is a more structured and more intensive version of our regular online course. The combi course includes full access to our regular, flexible online course and in addition offers you twice-weekly scheduled live classes with a teacher in a group not larger than 10. During these classes you follow a textbook-based programme, and you will get the real classroom feel, just as if you were attending lessons at Lingu school premises.

During levels A1 and A2 levels you will be learning from the Norsk på 123,( 2017 edition).
During level B1 level you will be learning from the Stein på stein, textbook and exercise book (2014 edition)
During B2 level
you will not need any books.
During C1 level you will be learning from  Håndbok i gramatikk og språkbruk norsk for innvandrere 

For all our Norwegian courses we also recommend Exploring Norwegian Grammar as a useful reference grammar in English.

Apart from full access to our regular online plan, you will also get:

  • A choice between morning or evening classes (in addition to full access to the whole the online plan)

  • A hybrid course with a structured approach. 

  • Regular lessons times and a course program with a one dedicated teacher 

  • Small groups with the same students (groups of maximum 10)

  • Staying on track by following a course book and receiving individual feedback on your progress from your teacher.

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