Germanic Languages | Beginning Norwegian I
K100 | 17262 | May


*This section meets with GER-K 501
3 cr.

K100/501 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 K100/501 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.

Required books
A. Textbook:
Manne, Gerd and Gölin Kaurin Nilsen. 2004. Ny i Norge. Oslo: Fag og
Kultur.
B. Workbook (with CD and disk):
Manne, Gerd and Gölin Kaurin Nilsen. 2004. Ny i Norge. Oslo: Fag og
Kultur.
C. Grammar:
Janus, Louis. 1996. Verbs and Essential Grammar. New York, etc:
MacGraw–Hill.
D. Dictionary
Haugen, Einar. 1965. Norwegian–English Dictionary. Madison,
Wisconsin: Univ. of Wisconsin Press.