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During Easter, Alfaskolen is closed from April 15th until April 22nd 2019. All classes start again from April 23rd 2019.

Some of our courses starting soon
(sorted by level):

Standard A1-2
26th of March
17:00 - 19:15

Weekend A1-2
29th of March
Friday 18:00 - 20:15
Saturday 12:00 - 14:15

Standard A2
1st of April
19:30 - 21:45

Intensive plus B1 part 1
8th of April
09:00 - 13:10

Standard B1-2
27th of March
17:00 - 19:15

Intensive plus B2 part 1
1st of April
09:00 - 13:10

Conversation B2-C1
29th of March
8 x Fridays
17:30 - 19:00

Standard C1-1
1st of April
17:00 - 19:15

Prepare for Bergenstest

The Bergenstest exam is a Norwegian language state exam for people applying for acceptance at universities and other educational institutions in Norway, employees who must document their competence in the Norwegian language or those who may want to test their Norwegian language comprehension.

Alfaskolen offers classroom and online courses to prepare you for Bergenstest. 



About the classroom courses

The classroom courses will help you understand the structure and different types of exercises that comprise the Bergenstest. The teacher will guide you through example tests from previous years and give you test-taking tips.

Course level

This course is intended for those who plan on taking the Bergenstest exam ('test i norsk - høyere nivå'') and are at the advanced levels (B2/C1) according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Completing the course

The course is 12 sessions long. Each session consists of 3 lesson hours (each of 45 minutes) for a total of 36 hours. Sessions are equally comprised of theoretical and practical study. Substantial homework and written work is given. Materials are included in the course price. The course reviews Norwegian grammar but you also learn how to write essays and other examples of writing in Norwegian.

After successfully completing the course, you will be familiar with how the Bergenstest is organized and understand the different exercises that make up the Bergenstest. You will have improved your ability to write more complex essays and understand and improve your listening comprehension skills.

Course materials

Course materials are included in the price of the course and are prepared by the teacher according to your needs.

For more information on the Bergenstest, please visit our FAQ page.


Course certificate

At the end of the course, if you completed 80% or more of the sessions and paid the course fee, you will receive an official digital course certificate.

Course price

NOK  5 270,-

Alfa TIP: If you want to improve your grammar skills, take our Grammar 1 and 2 courses.