Germanic Languages | Intermediate Norwegian II
K251 | 21221 | Gjellstad


K251: Intermediate Norwegian II
*This section meets with graduate course K504.

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 in all four areas, with
primary focus on conversational Norwegian. 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 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 (20%)
˚active class participation (20%)
˚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.
E. Novel
1. Loe, Erland. 2004. Naiv.Super En norsk-engelsk lesebok. Ed.James
P. Jensen. St. Paul: Nelsbok Publishing.