Germanic Languages | Beginning Norwegian I
K501 | 17148 | Melissa Gjellstad


11:15A-12:05P / MTWF
*This section meets with GER-K 100

K501 is a first semester language course that develops basic skills is
speaking, listening, reading, and writing Norwegian. The course offers
a thematic, communicative approach to language learning, placing
language within the context of a culture. Classroom time focuses on
communication, listening, and explanations of grammatical concepts.
Homework is designed to reinforce vocabulary, reading and writing
skills, aural comprehension (CD), and the understanding of grammar.
Thematic units covered in K501 include such components as social
introductions, classroom language, food, basic geography, restaurants,
weather and seasons, vacation and travel, and school and education.
The semester concludes with group projects. The grade recorded at the
end of the semester breaks down as follows.

Texts:
(required)
Manne, Gerd and Gölin Kaurin Nilsen. Ny i Norge. Tekstbok m/lyd CD.
Oslo: Forlaget Fag og Kultur, 2003. ISBN 8211005549

Manne, Gerd and Gölin Kaurin Nilsen. Ny i Norge. Arbeidsbok. Oslo:
Forlaget Fag og Kultur, 2003. ISBN 8211005565

Manne, Gerd and Gölin Kaurin Nilsen. Ny i Norge. Ordliste
norsk-engelsk. Oslo: Forlaget Fag og Kultur, 2003. ISBN 8211005662

(optional)
Janus, Louis. Norwegian Verbs And Essentials of Grammar.
New York: MacGraw-Hill, 1999. ISBN 084428596X

Haugen, Einar. Norwegian-English Dictionary.
Madison: U Wisconsin Press, 1965. ISBN 0299038742