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God Jul!

24 bits of Norwegian Christmas

The biggest holiday of the year is just around the corner. Norskbloggen brings you 24 bits of Norwegian Christmas tradition. Make sure to add the words to your vocabulary! Join us in the celebrations!

Published on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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More recipes for Norwegian sentences

Part 2

Tor gives you more cooking tips for making Norwegian sentences. Review the basic ingredients, then make longer, more complex sentences.  

Published on Tuesday, December 06, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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10 måter du kan si jeg på

Denne artikkelen tar ting litt personlig. Nærmere bestemt første person entall. Men visste du at det finnes minst 10 ord for jeg på norsk?

Published on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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Tor rydder på verkstedet sitt

Analysing Norwegian Grammar Part 2

Tor is back in the woodshop this week. He is sorting words onto shelves and boxes. Which words go where? Read on and you might be able to help Tor with analysing Norwegian Grammar.

Published on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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How to hygge seg

Norwegian style

In the autumn, Tor does what every true Norwegian does at this time of the year (English has no good words for it, so Oxford has decided to borrow the word from Danish); Tor hygger seg.

Published on Monday, November 07, 2016 by Odd Bjerga
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One Word or Two Words? Compounding nouns part 1

Tor is planning a coffee meeting. In Norwegian. So should he spell coffee meeting as one word or as two words?  

Published on Tuesday, November 01, 2016 by Golara Heydari
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How to argue in Norwegian

Sometimes the person you’re trying to convince is yourself! Tor is a peaceful guy. (And he always follows the traffic rules!) But today he finds himself in a situation where he needs to know how to argue in Norwegian.

Published on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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Is "It" a Boy or a Girl?

Norwegian nouns and gender

At last - an article about articles! Tor is ready to tell you about the facts of life. Check out these factoids about the colorful life of Norwegian articles...

Published on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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The Norwegian Rituals of Meeting and Greeting

Part 2

Meeting and greeting people is a bit like dancing. When Tor enters the dance floor, he feels for the rhythm, then he knows which step to take; whether to lead or to follow. Today, Tor will show you his three favorite moves.

Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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Thinking Aloud in Norwegian

- Ever catch yourself thinking aloud?  "Hmmm... Let’s see…"

Published on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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Nice Weather!

Let’s Talk Adjectives Part 2

Tor is at the beach, and given the circumstances, he appreciates having the right words to describe both the weather and his opinion about it!

Published on Tuesday, September 06, 2016 by Golara Heydari
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The mystery of Norwegian word classes - solved!

Tor is investigating the basic building blocks of Norwegian grammar. It’s VERY useful to know what they are! To some of you this stuff can seem a bit dry.

Published on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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Let’s talk adjectives

I’ve been teaching Norwegian for several years now and I never get tired of teaching my students how to decline adjectives correctly. Let’s talk adjectives!

Published on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by Golara Heydari
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Analysing Norwegian Grammar

Part 1

Tor is in the wood shop this week. From there he will demonstrate some very simple principles of grammatical analysis. – Do try this at home!  

Published on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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Recipes for Norwegian Sentences

Part 1

Already mastered the basics of sentence cooking? Norskbloggen will take you all the way to your first Michelin star!

Published on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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10 tips for learning Norwegian fast

(and FREE of charge)

Learning a language quickly can be a challenge in a country where most people speak English and insist on practicing it on foreigners.

Published on Monday, August 01, 2016 by Odd Bjerga
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Ephraim helped Lingu and wins travel voucher worth 5000 kroner!

Published on Saturday, May 07, 2016 by Odd Bjerga
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Bokmål, nynorsk and the Norwegian dialects

The confusion of languages!

So what on earth is the difference between bokmål, nynorsk and the Norwegian dialects?

Published on Friday, February 12, 2016 by Agnes Wigestrand Hoftun
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Two common small talk topics

Published on Saturday, August 08, 2015 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu
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She is my motivation

A conversation with Benjamin

I came to Norway 9 years ago for the first time. I had a 3 months contract that was extended again and again. During the time here in Norway I met a wonderful Norwegian woman and fell in love.

Published on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by Odd Bjerga
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