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NORW 201 A: Second-Year Norwegian

Meeting Time: 
MTWThF 10:30am - 11:20am
SWS 036

Syllabus Description:

NORW 201A – Fall 2018

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Instructor: TBA

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Required course materials:

  • Ellingsen, Elisabeth & Kirsti MacDonald (2014) Stein på stein: Norsk med samfunnskunnskap for voksne innvandrere. Lærebok.
  • Stein på stein: Norsk med samfunnskunnskap for voksne innvandrere. Arbeidsbok.
  • Online exercises from

Useful dictionaries:

Other resources:


Course Objectives:

At the end of the three-quarter sequence, students should be able to read and understand short and simple Norwegian texts in Bokmål; understand clearly articulated native speakers on a variety of non-specialist topics; express personal opinions and discuss a variety of topics in intermediate-level Norwegian, and write clear and thoughtful essays in Bokmål.

Course website:

Communication, grading, and assignments will be done/submitted on Canvas. Any materials and resources will be posted there as well.


  • Participation 15%: Participation in discussions and group-work is essential to your success in this course. You must come to class on time and prepared.
  • Essay 15%: You will write and revise one essay during the quarter. (1,5-2 pages)
  • Presentations 15%: 5-10 minute oral presentation on a given topic with visual aids.
  • Tests 25 %: Tests will be completed after each chapter or in order to review the material.
  • Homework 15%: There are materials to be prepared for each class, usually readings from the textbook and exercises from the exercise book.
  • Different assignments or group work 15%: short reviews, reports, presentations, etc.
Catalog Description: 
Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Functional review of grammar. First in a sequence of three.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:22pm