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Norwegian Classroom Course

A1 Beginner level

Norwegian Classroom Course A1 is a course for anyone who wants to learn Norwegian in a classroom with other students. This blended learning course includes classroom lessons twice a week, live online classes and e-learning materials. You can also take this course to prepare for the official Norwegian test.

Learn Norwegian in Oslo, Bergen and Stavanger

This course combines local instructor-led classes at selected course locations with online teaching and e-learning. This means you can learn in person with one of our professional and inspiring teachers, while also getting extra practice and meeting new people in our live online classes. This format maximises your opportunities to study and enables you to improve your language skills in a range of social situations.

This course has been designed to help you make quick progress in A1-level Norwegian. It also provides excellent preparation for the Norskprøven, the official Norwegian language test.

The hours from this course are approved for immigration purposes, such as PR or citizenship applications with UDI.


Velkommen tilbake til klasserommet!

In addition to your classes, you will also get unlimited access to fun, effective and flexible learning through our game-based e-learning platform Samanehs Reise, throughout the course.

Student hat icon Course duration: 12 weeks per level

Hybrid learning:
(classroom + drop-in online + e-learning)

Join a group course in Oslo, Bergen or Stavanger, and combine this with online learning to achieve your goals following your own preferred pace and learning style.

Lingu is a professional and experienced language course provider.

With over 15 years of experience teaching Norwegian, both in-person and online, Lingu stands out as an excellent choice for anyone looking to learn the language quickly and flexibly.

How do I pay?

You can either pay monthly or pay for the whole course upfront. You can select your preferred option at checkout after you have selected which course you want to study.

What is included?

  •  39 hours of in-house group classes
  •  72 hours of drop-in online classes
  • Unlimited access to our e-learning platform during the course
  •  25 assignments including review and feedback from a teacher

Total course time: 111 hours on average, including up to 14 study hours per week of live classes plus unlimited self-study time throughout the course.

What will I learn?

This course covers all the topics and learning objectives for A1-level Norwegian, giving you everything you'll need to pass the official language test and master the language at this level. The target skills for each level are slightly different, but all course levels will enable you to build confidence and practice your speaking, listening and writing skills.

On this course, you will learn:

  • Common verbs in the present, past, and future tenses
  • Basic grammar and pronunciation
  • Useful phrases for meeting people, agreeing and disagreeing
  • Reading and writing for simple everyday situations


The aim of this course is for you to be able to use A1-level Norwegian, and to be able to pass the HK-dir Norwegian Exam at A1 level if that is your aim.


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    Ruben Lelivelt Lærer

NOK 2,990

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