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Learn to speak, write and understand basic Norwegian, with this free, four-week, introductory foreign language course.
Are you planning a visit to Norway for study, travel or work? Are you interested in Norwegian culture? This Norwegian language course will give you the basic language skills to make new friends and cope with everyday situations. It will also help you discover more about Norwegian society and culture.
You will learn Norwegian grammar and common phrases from the experts at the University of Oslo. You will explore Norwegian daily life from food to cultural norms. And you will even practice your conversations with a Norwegian chatbot!
This course is for anyone interested in learning Norwegian. You don’t need any previous experience. However you need to enable the Norwegian characters Æ, Ø and Å on your computer, tablet or mobile phone.
Week 1 - The first days at the University of Oslo
Week 2 - Socializing: Meals, outdoor activities and a concert
Week 3 - A walk in the park
Week 4 - The party: Pizza, music and dancing
- Erik Juriks
- Annely Tomson
- Roger Solberg
Founded in 1811, the University of Oslo (UiO) is the highest ranked institution of education and research in Norway.
UiO has over 27,000 students and 7,000 employees and is, according to the Shanghai World Ranking, one of the World’s Top 100 universities.
With five Nobel Prize Winners, UiO has a strong track record of pioneering research and scientific discovery. The university offers more than 800 courses in English at all levels, and around 40 Masters degree programmes and several PhD programmes are taught entirely in English.
FutureLearn is a massive open online course (MOOC) learning platform founded in December 2012.
It is a company launched and wholly owned by The Open University in Milton Keynes, England. It is the first UK-led massive open online course learning platform, and as of March 2015 included 54 UK and international University partners and unlike similar platforms includes four non-university partners: the British Museum, the British Council, the British Library and the National Film and Television School.