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NORW 101 A: First Year Norwegian 1

Meeting Time: 
MTWThF 9:30am - 10:20am
Location: 
THO 202
SLN: 
19363
Instructor:
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Essam Elkorghli

Syllabus Description:

 

NORW 101: First Year Norwegian 1

 

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Section A MTWThF 9:30 - 10:20 (TOH 202)

Instructor: Essam Elkorghli (eelkorgh@uw.edu)

Raitt Hall 108A (basement of Raitt Hall)

Office hours: Tuesdays 11:40-12:40 and Fridays 2:30-3:30


Course description:

 

Velkommen til NORW 101: First Year Norwegian 1!

 

This course is an introductory language course for Norwegian (Bokmål), a Germanic language spoken as a first language by about four million people and as a second language by over one million. This class uses a communicative approach to teach the basics of speaking, listening to, reading, and writing Norwegian. This class will be taught in the target language as much as possible, including explanations of grammatical structures.

 

Learning any language necessitates learning about the culture of the speakers of that language; language is lifeless without speakers, without users, without communicators. Therefore, our class with draw heavily from contemporary culture: our textbooks will be complemented by Norwegian film, music, news
articles, podcasts, and social media posts—what language pedagogues refer to as “authentic materials.” The course will encourage you to explore on your own and to experiment with using your burgeoning language skills in as many environments, physical or virtual, as possible.

 

This course carries a VLPA designation!

 

Note that some restrictions apply to the use of this course in your Areas of Knowledge requirements.

Questions? Contact ogunn@uw.edu!

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Hva vi skal gjøre

1

Introduksjon

Kultur og alfabeter

25 - 27 september

onsdag (O):

  • Introduksjon
  • studieplan (syllabus overview)

torsdag (To.):

  • Hvordan lærer vi om en kultur (how do we learn about a culture)
  • Introduksjoner og alfabeter (introductions and alphabets)
  • Bli kjent (getting acquainted)

Fredag (F)

  • Ordstilling (word order)

2

30 sep - 4 oktober

Språk og identitet - Kapittel 1

Mandag (M):

Tirsdag (T):

O:

To: Gjennomgang (Review)

F: Quiz 1

3

7 - 11 oktober

M:

T:

O:

To:

F: Meet & Greet HUB 145 (møter i klasserommet og går sammen til HUB)

4

14 - 18 oktober

M:

T:

O:

To: Gjennomgang

F: Quiz 2

5

21 - 25 oktober

M:

T:

O:

To:

F:

6

28 okt - 1 november

M:

T:

O:

To: Gjennomgang (Review)

F: Quiz 3

7

4 - 8 november

M:

T:

O:

To: Gjennomgang (Review)

F: Quiz 4

8

11 - 15 november

M: Vi møtes ikke (veterans day)

T:

O:

To:

F:

9

18 - 22 november

M:

T:

O:

To: Gjennomgang (Review)

F: Quiz 5

10

25 - 29 november

M:

T:

O:

To: Vi møtes ikke (Thanksgiving Holiday)

F: Vi møtes ikke (Thanksgiving Holiday)

11

2 - 6 desember

M:

T:

O:

To: Muntlig eksamen

F: Muntlig eksamen

Catalog Description: 
Fundamentals of oral and written Norwegian, including introductory study of literature, film, and other authentic texts. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
September 25, 2019 - 9:22pm
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