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Course code: SCAN1003.
Course unit value: 1.0.
The aim of the course is to teach the students basic communication skills in Norwegian: speaking, reading, writing and understanding everyday Norwegian.
In class: Reading Norwegian texts. Conversation in
connection with texts and related everyday topics. Listening and
pronunciation exercises. Occasional role-play and class presentations
by individual students on topics they have prepared at home. Grammar is
explained systematically and the students are given exercises in
connection with grammatical points.
At home: Reading, essay writing, translation, grammatical excercises and occasional preparation of role-play and oral presentations.
The form of Norwegian taught will be bokmål. As soon as practical, all class interaction will take place in Norwegian.
Assessment: one unseen three-hour written examination (50%); one oral examination (30%); and one course assessment (20%).
Tutor: to be confirmed.
To be announced at the beginning of the year.
- Åse-Berit og Rolf Strandskogen, Practical Norwegian Grammar, Oris forlag, 1986.
All students must own a good English-Norwegian and Norwegian-English dictionary, one of the dictionaries must indicate the gender of Norwegian nouns.