Our online courses let you learn Norwegian online with self-study lessons and instructor led classes in a virtual classroom. Our team will follow you up and help you reach your goals. Learning the language online will give you the flexibility you need, and it’s affordable!
Benefits with our online course
Virtual classroom: To complement the self-study platform, we host daily online classes in a virtual classroom. These cover conversational training and highlights key topics.
250+ training hours: The online Norwegian course will closely track your hours online, and you can study as much as you want! If you need to complete the required 250 hours, you can do it here.
Approved training: Lingu is accredited by Kompetanse Norge to provide online language training for adult immigrants. Get the training from us!
- Study Norwegian online with texts, illustrations and videos.
- Participate in online instructor-led classes
- Practice the language skills through interactive exercises on understanding words and content, grammar, text correction and more.
- Send your texts and audio files to your online instructor who will correct and comment your work and progress.
- Select your preferred user interface language to help you get started and progress quickly
Frequently asked questions about learning Norwegian online
When can I start?
You can start any time you like. However, please be aware that setting up the access requires manual procedure on our end, so this will only happen during office hours on week days. If you sign up in the weekend or in the evening, your access will be set up on the next business day.
The first task you will get is to complete an online survey that maps your digital skills, your language skills and your ability to learn Norwegian online. It also covers your progress plan. The teacher will assess the survey results and set up the training access.
Who is this course for?
This course is for internationals and adult immigrants who need to study Norwegian and get the required 250 hours of language training. All attendants need to speak English at an elementary (A2) or higher level and have regular access to a computer with broadband Internet access. You can define your interface language from the login page.
How much does it cost?
You have two different options for your online course. You can sign up for a monthly subscription through PayPal. The subscription will continue until you cancel the automatic payment in your PayPal account. The other option is to prepay a course fee for 3 months. Please see the course fees as outlined below.
Is the certificate valid for permanent residence permit applications?
When you have completed the course, you will receive a course certificate with total the number of hours you have attended online. Lingu is an officially certified provider of Norwegian language courses for adult immigrants. Your certificate is valid documentation of approved language training to the immigration authorities and the police.
What is the maximum number of hours I can take?
At Lingu, you can do a full-time online course. The maximum number of hours per day is 5 hours, and maximum per week is 16 hours. From Jan 1st 2017, the limit will be 12 hours per week.
The system logs when you are idle and when you are working on the exercises, and the teacher will register your attendance in the virtual classroom. You need to attend the virtual classroom if you would like to be acredited the maximum number of hours.
Will I get a teacher?
Our online courses include access to a live, virtual classroom. All active users will be able to join the live classes. The topics will vary from week to week, but conversation practice and pronunciation are essential topics.
You can choose your language to get instructions and a soft start in the course.
English (Great Britain)
English (United States)
A1 Norwegian course – Beginner level
The A1 course is the beginning of your journey to learn Norwegian. You will be able to use the most common words and everyday phrases, as well as getting a technical understanding of the language. This level is the first building block towards mastering the Norwegian language.
A2 Norwegian course – Elementary level
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.
B1 Norwegian course – Intermediate level
The B1 level is the most exciting one! Most students find the key to the Norwegian language when attending this course. The course includes both the B1 modules. You will work on grammar and technical aspects of the language to make sure that you are enhancing your spoken skill as well as your listening comprehension.
B2 Norwegian course – Upper Intermediate level
The B2 course is all about finalizing your understanding of the Norwegian language. Improve your conversational skills and enhance the technical part of the language. You will be equipped to handle all common language situations in Norway and do so confidently.
Private lessons in Norwegian
With private lessons, your goals are our goals, and we work together to reach them! You will get your own, personal instructor who will create a course highly adapted to your needs, challenges and interests, making it possible to reach further and farther!