Germanic Languages | Intermediate Norwegian I
K503 | 25949 | Kari Gade


*This section meets with GER-K 200
1:25P-2:15P / MWF
BH 229

K503 is a third semester language course that continues to develop
skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Norwegian. The
course offers a thematic, communicative approach to language
learning, placing language within the context of culture. Classroom
time focuses on communication, listening, and explanations of
grammatical concepts. Homework is deigned to reinforce vocabulary,
reading and writing skills, aural comprehension (CD), and the
understanding of grammar. Thematic units covered in K200 include
such components as climate, health, family, everyday life, economy,
literature, language, and education. The semester concludes with
group projects. The grade recorded at the end of the semester breaks
down as follows:

*homework assignments (20%)
*essays (and final project 15%)
*active class participation (20%)
*3 tests (25%)
*final exams, written (comprehensive) and oral (20%)

Required books:
Textbook: Ellingsen, Elisabeth and Kirsti MacDonald. 2000. Stein på
Stein. Oslo: Cappelen.
Workbook: Ellingsen, Elisabeth and Kirsti MacDonald. 2000. Stein på
Stein. Oslo: Cappelen.
Grammar: Janus, Louis. 1996.  Verbs and Essential Grammar. New York,
etc: McGraw – Hill.
Dictionary: Haugen, Einar. 1965. Norwegian-English Dictionary.
Madison, Wisconsin: Univ. of Wisconsin Press.
1965