Simply Online Norwegian A1
Learn Norwegian with an officially approved online course from Lingu! This course teaches you the basics of Norwegian language efficiently, and you get all the freedom and flexibility you need to accomplish the course and the required hours at your own pace.
4.67 (486 reviews)
WELCOME TO A UNIQUE LEARNING EXPERIENCE!
Lingu's Norwegian language courses are designed for adults who want to learn to speak, understand and use the Norwegian language, but also rely on flexibility in their training.
The course will get you started on the journey to master the Norwegian language. Our main objective is to help you build practical conversation skills, so you can use the language effectively and effortlessly.
Main learning objectives:
- Common verbs in present, past, and future tenses
- Basic grammar and pronunciation
- Common phrases related to meet and greet situations
- Expressing agreement and disagreement
- Writing simple texts
- Reading simple texts relevant to everyday life
Simply Online Benefits
Simply online combines the best of both worlds! By taking the teacher from Fast Track and the flexibility from our Single Player program, we give you a course anyone can attend!
The Virtual Classroom
To complement the self-study material on our online platform, we host online classes in a virtual classroom. These cover conversational training and highlight key topics.
250+ Training Hours
The online Norwegian course will closely track your hours studying online, and you can study as much as you want! If you need to complete the required 250 hours, you can do it here.
This course is a comprehensive self-study programme that covers all aspects of the Norwegian language from the very beginner level to the elementary level (A2). You complete up to 12 hours of study time per week including the virtual classroom classes.
All students in this course are invited to join our virtual classroom classes. These are hosted by experienced teachers and will provide conversational practice and oral training. Classes in the virtual classroom are offered daily. It is mandatory to attend at least 2 x 45 minute classes in the virtual classroom per week (on average) in order to be credited the study hours from the courses you attend. See the schedule here.
Lingu is accredited by Kompetanse Norge to provide online language training for adult immigrants. After completing the course, you will get a certificate that states the total number of hours you have completed with us. You can use this certificate in applications to the UDI regarding permanent residence permit or citizenship. You can also use the certificate in job applications.
This course is for expats and adult immigrants who need to study Norwegian and get the required 250 or 550 hours of language training.
Make sure you have the following before signing up:
- Access to a computer with broadband Internet access.
- You must be able to navigate the internet, manage login details, and be able to configure your own computer to work with standard equipment such as a microphone and headset.
- Ability to work independently.
- The latest version of your web browser, we recommend Google Chrome
Payment for this course is a monthly subscription, this means that you pay monthly. The monthly payment will automatically be deducted from your card until you cancel or pause your subscription. This can be done at any time from your own member page.
The Simply Online live classes are accessible for you on drop-in basis, flexibly and almost every day. They are a great way for you to target classes to our desired skills or the areas of your interest as well as getting even more live language practice.
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Faglig leder Simply Online
4.67 486 reviews
Communication and interactive class. The most interactive and social distance learning course in Norway.
It was very complete. Both grammar and vocabulary were very extensive.
Mest av alt på dette kurset likte jeg at det var interaktivt og veldig godt strukturert.
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Frequently asked questions
You will soon find that learning online is actually very easy and brings great and quick results.
The Simply Online course allows you to learn to speak in many ways, by practicing talking, by listening, and by self-learning and reading. We have over 10 years of experience with online courses and we are very confident in our learning techniques.
By choosing the Simply Online course you will have access to:
- flexibly scheduled Simply Online lessons which you are welcome to use to practice your live language contact too
- access to a great newly developed e-learning platform based on the newest learning technologies, allowing you to achieve your goals even faster
All the learning methods combined, will soon give you the ability to express yourself verbally in the language.
Yes, Lingu is an officially certified provider of Norwegian language courses for adult immigrants, and the Simply Online course is approved for Norway's permanent residence purposes.
Once you have completed the course, you will receive a course certificate with totals the number of hours you have attended.
You can submit this certificate as documentation for your permanent residence permit application.
There is no need to purchase any additional learning materials when you join our Simply Online Course.
All our materials are included in the course.
Once you have joined the course, you will receive access to our fantastic new e-learning platform based on the most recent and best learning technologies, where whilst using various kinds of educational tasks and games, you will be able to make your progress quickly and learn efficiently.
Your individual progress will depend on many factors, such as how much time you have available for study. However, based on our long professional experience, we have a standard duration for each course ( which can be flexible if you decide to switch sooner or later than shown here):
A1 level: 2 months
A2 level: 2 months
B1 level: 4 months
B2 level: 4 monthsIf you estimate that you are ready to move up to the next level faster than the standard pattern, or alternatively, stay with any level for longer, that is absolutely fine.
You can simply decide to move on when you are ready.
You are welcome to study as much as you want during your during the Simply Online course, but please remember that by regulations by Kompetanse Norge, we are allowed to accredit you with a maximum of 12 hours per week (on average) towards your certification.
Every 2 out of 12 hours of the accreditation must come from attending live instructor-led classes.
Yes, learning online with the Simply Online course is indeed very efficient. It will all surely depend on your personal learning preferences, however, we have thousands of success stories that we have collected throughout many years.
Some students are a little bit reserved when it comes to online learning at the beginning, however after giving it some time they simply adore it!
The feedback we get is that the Simply Online classes allow you great contact with the live language, but offer very useful learning schedule flexibility at the same time.
At Lingu, we have many years of online learning experience, and our outstanding, professional teachers are all specially trained to teach online. We also offer access to the fantastic e-learning platform which is designed based on the newest language learning technologies, which makes the learning experience even more pleasant and of course effective, and from what we have heard so far, really fun!
The course really flexible, but it is also intensive and requires work from your side, however, we never forget the entertaining part, and we have fantastic feedback from our students stating that Simply Online is simply great!
Simply Online course is a more flexible and a little less intensive version of our course Fast-Track Online course which still offers access to live language classes with a teacher.
The Simply Online course offers:
full access to our regular Simply Online live classes in Adobe Connect, scheduled flexibly which you can join on a drop-in basis.
full access to our Single Player self-study online materials based on the newest e-learning technologies.
- great flexibility to learn whenever you want and how fast you want without the need to commit to regular times and days.
- an approved course certificate which can be used for permanent residence purposes (with the amount of completed learning time stated).
- access to our online and school-based Språkkaffees allowing you to practice your speaking skills with students from all other courses during weekly conversational meetings.
The Simply Online course does not offer:
This course is great for you if you like the flexibility of learning and do not need regular, direct navigation to achieve your goals. It will suit you well if you are strongly self-motivated and work well with achieving your goals based on your own time plan, but you still would like to attend live classes with a teacher.
twice-weekly scheduled Fast-Track live classes on Zoom, with a teacher and a well-organized group ( only included in the Fast-Track Online)
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Join our free language café
Do you want to improve your Norwegian and expand your network in Norway? Join our social events that are designed to give you the opportunity to speak and practice Norwegian with other people, and have fun! Completely free of charge and drop in with easy registration both online and at our language centers.