All About
Learn all about the society and culture of Norway.
Absolute Beginner


All About

In this set of 15 lessons, you will learn all about the society and culture of the Norway. These lessons are entirely in English and are for those who want to learn more about the Norwegian language and in-depth information about the country where it is spoken.

ALL ABOUT Title/Topic Topic Function Summary
#1 Background on Norwegian Top 5 Reasons to Learn Norwegian Talking about Norway and the Norwegian language Background of the Norwegian Language, About Norway, Where Is Norwegian Spoken? Norwegian Writing
#2 The Norwegian Writing System Haggling Understanding the Norwegian Writing System The Norwegian writing system and alphabet
#3 Norwegian Grammar Haggling Understanding the characteristics of Norwegian Grammar Basic Norwegian Grammar, Gender, Articles, Plurals of Nouns, The Plural Definite Article, Pronouns, Conjugation, Unique Aspect of Language, Adjectives
#4 Basic Norwegian Pronunciation Visas Understanding the characteristics of Norwegian Pronunciation Norwegian Vowels and Consonants, Consonant Groups, Norwegian's Sound that are Different from Other Languages
#5 Top 5 Must Know Norwegian Phrases Buying a ticket Using the top 5 must-know phrases in Norwegian 1. Hei ("Hello!")
2. Takk ("Thank you," "No, thank you"); Takk ("Thank you")
3. Vær så snill ("Please")
4. Unnskyld meg ("Excuse me")
5. Unnskyld ("I'm sorry")
#6 Can You Answer These Questions About Norway? Visas Testing yourself on Norway 5 quiz questions testing your knowledge on Norway
#7 Top 5 Norwegian Dishes Misunderstandings Talking about famous Norwegian dishes Norwegian cuisine: typical dishes, regional dishes, seasonal dishes, table etiquette
#8 Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Norwegian Society! Misunderstandings Talking about daily life and society in Norway Life in Norway: Major Cities and How they Work, Family Life, Work, Culture, and Economy, Politics, Generational Trends
#9 Top 5 Dates During the Norwegian Calendar Year Misunderstandings Talking about important holidays Number 5: Halloween
Number 4: Påske ("Easter")
Number 3: Nyttår ("New Year")
Number 2: Julaften (Christmas Night)
Number 1: Syttende mai ("National Holiday - 17th of May")
#10 Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Norwegian Pop Culture Meeting people Talking about Norwegian pop culture Pop Culture in Norway: Music, Movies, Television, Celebrities, Sports Figures
#11 Top 5 Most Useful Tools for Learning Norwegian Taxis Using the top 5 tools to help you learn Norwegian Top 5 Useful Tools for Learning Norwegian:
1. Entertainment
2. Dictionary
3. Norwegian-Speaking Friends and Loved Ones
4. Social Networking
5. Pen and Paper
#12 Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Common Mistakes in Norwegian Making mistakes Avoiding common mistakes in Norwegian 5 Tips for Avoiding Mistakes in Norwegian:
Tip #1: Don't Talk Fast
Tip #2: Don't Just Add -k or -en at the End of English Words
Tip #3: Learn basic conjugations
Tip #4: Learn the Pronunciation Now
Tip #5: Watch Out for silent letters
#13 Top 5 Phrases Your Teacher Will Never Teach You Getting robbed Using Norwegian phrases you won't learn in the classroom Top 5 Phrases Your Teacher Will Never Teach You:
Phrase One: Vent litt! ("Wait a minute.")
Phrase Two: Hva skjer? ("What's going on?")
Phrase Three: Kult ("Cool")
Phrase Four: Seriøst!? ("seriously!?")
Phrase Five: Ikke sant(!)? ("Right(!)?")
#14 Top 5 Classroom Phrases in Norwegian Taxis Using useful Norwegian phrases in the classroom 5 Useful Phrases for the Classroom in Norwegian:
Phrase One: Hva betyr...? ("What does ... mean?")
Phrase Two: Åpne bøkene deres ("Open your books.")
Phrase Three: Jeg forstår ikke ("I don't understand.")
Phrase Four: En gang til ("One more time.")
Phrase Five: Forstår du? ("Understood?")
#15 Top 5 Useful Phrases From Your NorwegianClass101 Hosts! Making mistakes Using the hosts' favorite Norwegian phrases NorwegianPod101's Favorite Phrases in Norwegian:
Phrase One: Hvordan går det? ("How are you doing?")
Phrase Two: Går bra ("I'm good")
Phrase Three: Hvor er ("Where is...?")
Phrase Four: Sånn er det ("Therefore it is.")
Phrase Five: Sikkert ("Sure.")