Germanic Languages | Intermediate Norwegian II
K504 | 21222 | Melissa Gjellstad


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.