Germanic Languages | Intermediate Norwegian II
K504 | 23781 | Gade


MWF 1:25-2:15
This course meets with K251
K504/K251 is a fourth 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 designed to reinforce
vocabulary, reading and writing skills, aural comprehension (CD),
and the understanding of grammar. Thematic units covered in
K504/K251 include such components as history and society, industry
and occupations, international relations, laws and legal system,
religion, and the welfare system. The grade recorded at the end of
the semester breaks down as follows:
˚homework assignments (20%)
˚essays (and final project 20%)
˚active class participation (20%)
˚4 tests (30%)
˚final oral exam (10%).
Books
1. Required books
A. Textbook:
Ellingsen, Elisabeth and Kirsti MacDonald. 2000. Stein på stein.
Oslo: Cappelen.
B. Workbook (with CD and disk):
Ellingsen, Elisabeth and Kirsti MacDonald. 2000. Stein på stein.
Oslo: Cappelen.
C. Grammar:
Janus, Louis.1996. Verbs and Essential Grammar. New York, etc:
MacGraw–Hill.
D. Dictionary
1. Haugen, Einar. 1965. Norwegian–English Dictionary. Madison,
Wisconsin: Univ. of Wisconsin Press.