Complete Norwegian Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language

Complete Norwegian Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language

by Margaretha Danbolt-Simons

Paperback(3rd Revised ed.)



Do you want to develop a solid understanding of Norwegian and communicate confidently with others?
Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Norwegian will equip you with the skills you need to use Norwegian in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way.

What will I achieve by the end of the course?
By the end of Complete Norwegian you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy.

Is this course for me?
If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course.

What do I get?
-15 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section
-Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick
-Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking
-Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner
-Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Norway
-Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims
-Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavor of real spoken Norwegian
-Test Yourself - see and track your own progress

* Complete Norwegian maps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines.

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What else can I use to learn Norwegian?

If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in Norwegian Absolute Beginner course: 9781473612709

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781444195040
Publisher: Mobius
Publication date: 02/14/2014
Series: Teach Yourself Language Series , #6
Edition description: 3rd Revised ed.
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 130,160
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Margaretha Danbolt Simons was born in Norway but has lived in the UK for many years. She teaches Norwegian at the University of Surrey as part of the MA/Diploma in Translation Studies, as well as running adult courses and working as a translator.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Pronunciation / 01 Hello! What is your name? / 02 I would like to go to Norway / 03 On the way to Norway / 04 Sightseeing in Oslo / 05 John goes to town / 06 Hello! / 07 Bente’s family / 08 John is in a crash and ends up in hospital / 09 Bente gets a job and John goes to the chemist’s / 10 John and Bente go to parties / 11 Happy Christmas! Happy New Year! / 12 Dear Kari / 13 Easter in the mountains / 14 Seventeenth of May in Oslo / 15 Midsummer in the West Country / 16 What now? / Key to the exercises / Grammar appendix / Glossary of grammatical terms / Taking it further / Norwegian-English vocabulary / English-Norwegian vocabulary / Index

Margaretha Danbolt Simons is Norwegian, but has lived in England for many years. She has been teaching at the University of Surrey for the last ten years. Her course, Norwegian ab initio, is part of the MA/Diploma in Translation Studies.

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