Germanic Languages | Beginning Norwegian I
K501 | 17263 | May


*This section meets with GER-K 100


K501/100 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 K501/100
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.