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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 (477 reviews)


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
  • Writin 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.

Learning Solution

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.

Virtual Classroom


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.


Approved Courses

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.


Target Audience

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.

Live classes

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.


  • Kari Hennum

    Kari Hennum


    Yngvil Vatn Guttu

    Yngvil Vatn Guttu

    Lærer i norsk og samfunn

    Erik Simonsen

    Erik Simonsen

    Driftsansvarlig Kompetansepluss

    Nancy Øvrehus

    Nancy Øvrehus


    Milan Tosic

    Milan Tosic

    Faglig leder Simply Online

    Saira Khursheed

    Saira Khursheed

    Business Developer

NOK 1,890 per month


4.67 477 reviews

    • 5stars

    Communication and interactive class. The most interactive and social distance learning course in Norway.

    Shahaboddin A1

    • 5stars

    Mest av alt på dette kurset likte jeg at det var interaktivt og veldig godt strukturert.

    Caraignat A1

    • 5stars

    It was very complete. Both grammar and vocabulary were very extensive.

    Elisa A2


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Are you curious about how our online classes work? The language café online events are designed to help you practice Norwegian language with other students, and at the same time they give you a chance to try out our online environment. You're welcome to give it a try!

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