Norwegian on the Web 1 (NoW1) Online Course

Opportunity Detail

  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Eligible Region/Countries


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  • Field of study Language
  • Opportunity ID 79864

Opportunity Description

Registration is open for Norwegians on the Web 1 (NoW1) online course, which focuses on teaching basic Norwegian language skills. Designed primarily for students and staff at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), it is open to anyone interested in learning Norwegian. The course emphasizes familiar everyday expressions, basic vocabulary, and fundamental grammatical rules.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: Open enrollment
  • Funding Type: Free online course
  • Organizer: NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
  • Eligible Countries: Open to all countries
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Beginners in Norwegian language
  • Focus Area: Norwegian language learning
  • Diffucatliy Level: Introductory
  • Duration: Self-paced
  • Program Language: Norwegian
  • Host Country: Online


The participants will benefit from the following items:

  • Cost: Free
  • Access to Learning Resources: Texts, audio, vocabulary lists, pronunciation and listening exercises, grammar exercises, flashcards
  • Methodology: Interactive and multimedia-based learning

Course Content Overview

The overview of the course is as follows:

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Basic expressions and vocabulary, as well as an introduction to key characters (Ken, Anna, Maria, Peter, Desta, Yuhang)

Chapter Structure:

  • Ten chapters with various themes
  • Texts with accompanying audio for pronunciation practice
  • Vocabulary lists and grammar exercises
  • Interactive exercises for reinforcement

Learning Tools:

  • Audio controls for playback speed adjustment
  • Vocabulary lists with clickable pronunciation
  • Flashcard sets for vocabulary practice

Additional Resources:

  • Extras page for supplementary material
  • Grammar pages to review before exercises
  • Oral exercises and audio files for listening practice
  • Comparison of Norwegian speech sounds with other languages

Grammar and Vocabulary Focus:

  • Personal pronouns, verb conjugations, noun genders, conjunctions, word order, nationalities, etc
  • Pronunciation and listening exercises to improve oral skills.
  • Comprehensive vocabulary presentations through lists and flashcards

Cultural Context:

  • Insight into Norwegian dialects, language history, and the sociolinguistic landscape
  • It is understanding the differences between Bokmål and Nynorsk.

This comprehensive approach ensures that learners acquire basic language skills and gain an appreciation of the Norwegian language’s cultural and historical context.

Eligibility Criteria

There are no special requirements for this online language course. However, the following people can apply:

  • Anyone interested in learning Norwegian, particularly NTNU students and staff
  • Beginners with no prior knowledge of Norwegian are required

How to Apply?

Access the course materials online via the NTNU website or designated platform. No formal application is necessary.


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