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Simply Online Norwegian A2

Use our self-study materials and live classes on a drop-in basis. Suitable if you have a busy schedule, but still appreciate live classes and teacher's guidance.

4.79 (47 reviews)

Simply Online Norwegian A2

More about the course:

The course is for anyone who wants to learn Norwegian in an online classroom environment, but cannot commit to regular learning times. It allows you to learn from home by joining flexible drop-in classes, and study whenever you have time and feel like it. If you have a busy schedule or work shifts, this is definitely the course for you!

This course is for you, if:

you want to study from home and learn whenever you want
you want to learn Norwegian at A1 level and want to prepare for Norskprøven
you feel that you need to gain more confidence in writing, speaking, reading and listening in Norwegian
you want to socialise with fellow students while learning Norwegian together, but cannot commit to a fixed schedule
you need a fun and flexible online course with guidance from a teacher

Course structure:

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Access to live drop-in classes with a teacher online

Flexible schedule

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Access to Lingu’s interactive e-learning platform

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Feedback on assignments

Is this course applicable for permanent residency?

Yes, the hours spent on this course meet the requirements for permanent residency applications. The maximum approval amount per week is 12 hours.
You can keep track of your learning hours on your member page. You can also easily request a course certificate to show the number of approved hours you have studied.

A2 level covers:

vocabulary for everyday situations and working life
grammar to help you build longer sentences
pronunciation and listening skills
practice to build your confidence using Norwegian in real-life situations

How do I pay?

You can either pay monthly or pay for the whole course upfront. You can select your preferred payment option at checkout after you have selected the course of your choice.

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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.

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  • Marita Olsen

    Marita Olsen


NOK 1,990 /month


4.79 47 reviews

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

    Caraignat A1

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

    Elisa A2

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

    Shahaboddin A1

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Frequently asked questions

  • Yes, Lingu is an officially certified provider of Norwegian language courses for adult immigrants, and our Simply Online course is approved for Norway's permanent residency purposes. 

    Once you have completed the course, you will receive a course certificate with the total number of hours you have attended. 

    You can submit these certificates with your documentation for your permanent residence permit application.

  • The Simply Online course helps you learn to speak through various methods: conversation practice, listening exercises, self-study, and reading. With over 10 years of experience in online education, we are confident in our teaching methods.

    By choosing our Simply Online course, you'll gain access to:

    - A  calendar of flexible Simply Online classes that you can use for live speaking and listening practice  on a drop-in basis.

    - A newly developed e-learning platform that utilizes the latest learning technologies, enabling you to achieve your goals even faster.

    These combined learning methods will soon give you the ability to express yourself confidently in your new language!



  • There is no need to purchase any additional learning materials when you join our Simply Online course.

    All course materials are digital and included in the course.

    Once you join your course, you will get access to our fantastic new e-learning platform. Using the latest learning technologies, the platform offers various educational tasks and games to help you progress quickly and learn effectively.

  • Your individual progress will depend on many factors, such as how much time you have to study.  There is an average standard duration for each course based on our professional experience. However, if you need more or less time, you can change levels when you are ready.

    Typical course durations:

    A1 level: 2 months

    A2 level: 2 months

    B1 level: 4 months

    B2 level: 4 months

    C1 level: 4 months

    If you are ready to move up to a new level sooner, or wish to have extra time on a level, you may do so.

    You decide when you are ready for the next level!

  • You may study as much as you'd like during your Simply Online course. 

    However, please note that according to regulations set by Kompetanse Norge, we can only credit a maximum of 12 hours per week (on average) towards your certification.

    Additionally, at least 2 out of those 12 hours must be from attending live instructor-led classes.

  • 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 with a flexible schedule which you can join on a drop-in basis

    • full access to our Sameneh's Journey online self-study materials based on latest e-learning technologies

    • great flexibility to learn whenever you want and how fast you want without the need to commit to regular class times.

    • approved course certificate which can be used for permanent residence purposes (with the amount of completed learning time stated).

    • access to our weekly online and in-person Språkkaffees to practice conversation skills with other Lingu students


    The Simply Online course does not offer: 

    • scheduled  twice weekly Fast-Track live classes on Zoom, with a teacher and a well-organized group (only included in ourFast-Track Online course)

    This course is perfect for you if you prefer 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. 

    This course is perfect for you if you are self-motivated, well-organized, and prefer to schedule classes when it fits your schedule, but you also want to attend live, interactive classes with a teacher.

  • Yes, learning online with our Simply Online course is very effective. Results can be different for each person, but we have many success stories!

    Some students might be unsure about online learning at first, but they like it after a getting used to it. Our Fast-Track Online classes feel like being in a physical classroom. Students feel like they are together in a regular classroom.

    At Lingu, we have many years of experience with online learning. Our great teachers are specially trained to teach online. We also have a modern e-learning platform that uses the latest technology. This makes learning more fun and effective.

    The course is really flexible, but does requires consistent work, but it is also really fun. We have received positive feedback from our students telling that they think our Simply Online course is simply great!

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