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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

These courses are ideal for those who want to use the Christmas holiday to learn a foreign language or for those who want to maintain contact with language among other courses. Participants will work with grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and listening comprehension.

About the course 

The course includes a large amount of conversation and listening exercises, and significant emphasis is placed on grammar and its use.
At the end of the course, participants will feel more confident communicating in Norwegian on a daily basis. They will have an expanded Norwegian vocabulary, and their language comprehension and grammar will be improved.

Course levels

This year's groups are on levels A1 and A2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR):

  • Beginner A1: participants without knowledge of the Norwegian language
  • Basic A2: participants who have previously studied Norwegian and know the basics of the language

Completing the course

The course meets five days a week, Monday through Friday, and lasts for two weeks. Each session consists of 3 lesson hours and one self-study hour for a total of 40 lesson hours. One lesson hour last 45 minutes.

The course is structured as follows:

2 x 45 mins: During this session, you will learn new vocabulary and grammar related to the theme of the day. You will be introduced to new idioms and their uses.

Self-study: During self-study, you will study tasks and assignments together with assigned co-students in a small group of 3-4 persons. Together you will apply new vocabulary and complete grammar exercises.

1 x 45 mins: During this session, you will discuss your self-study group assignments with your teacher. You will also train your practical understanding of spoken Norwegian through various exercises.

Christmas course ( 40 lesson hours )
Sessions Time
Two lessons a 45 min 09:25 - 10:55
Break 15 mins
Self-study 11:10 - 11:55
One lesson a 45 min 11:55 - 12:40


Course materials

Materials are included in the price of the course and are prepared for lessons by the teacher according to the requirements of participants.

Placement test

Participants are asked to provide the school with information regarding their current level of Norwegian in the comments section when signing up for the course. Those who have taken Norwegian before will be required to take a placement test before the course start date.

You can take the test by clicking here.

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 start

The Christmas course start on 3.12.2018 and ands on 14.12.2018

Course price

NOK  4 970,-

Alfa TIP: Depending on your level, continue your education with one of our Standard or Semester courses after you are finished with christmas courses.