6 August 2010
Intermediate Norwegian - Level II
Students work primarily with non-fiction texts and exercises with themes from Norwegian daily life and society. Important and basic points of grammar are examined and students become better acquainted with variations in the Norwegian language. Students increase their vocabulary and learn idioms and varied ways of expressing themselves in different contexts.
Students with level I Norwegian exam with a grade of D or better, or documentation of equivalent skills in Norwegian.
After completing Level II, students should be able to:
understand oral presentations on everyday life and current issues from family and social life, including the ability to understand the main ideas of radio and television programs presented in a simple fashion;
read textbooks and simple authentic texts, and understand the main ideas of simple ISSN 0120 newspaper articles;
talk about such topics as mentioned above and function in Norwegian in most everyday situations;
initiate conversations and express opinions about concrete issues from daily life and society;
write about ordinary topics dealt with in the course, including the ability to express opinions in writing about a number of concrete issues;
have sufficient command of both oral and written Norwegian that errors do not interfere with communication.
USD 3635: On campus fee, room & board included