Speaking and writing in Norwegian
Prepare yourself for fluent comprehension
People just can’t stop talking in (or about) our Intermediate Norwegian Course based in Oslo. Our course is ideal for students that are ready to engage in nearly fluent conversation in Norwegian!
Our Norwegian Intermediate Course is the ideal complement for anyone who already has basic knowledge of Norwegian, corresponding to A2 level. With our course, you learn new vocabulary quickly and successfully.
The B1 Intermediate Level integrates our innovative and up-to-date teaching techniques with the valuable help of our expert teachers, who designed the lessons as short and intense learning sessions. Each lesson is taught in Norwegian, with the visual support logically integrated in the context, creating the perfect environment to learn the Norwegian Intermediate Level.
Our B1 Intermediate courses are for those who want to speak and write Norwegian with confidence. Perfect for those who want the vocabulary and grammar needed to talk and read fluently in Norwegian.Starting from 3960 NOK
During the course our teachers cover the following topics: Norwegian speaking, pronunciation, writing, grammar rules, vocabulary, Norwegian conversation and communication skills. The interactive smart board help visual learners, and this method accelerates the learning speed, the comprehension of the spoken Norwegian and the fluency.
During our well-structured and engaging Norwegian lessons, you will:
- fine-tune your vocabulary, fluency and debating skills
- consolidate all the learned grammatical structures in a combined and organized way
- use current media such as news, films, podcasts, music and more to develop your understanding of the language confidently and in a natural manner
- daily homework that will allow you to consolidate the topics studied in class
- native and native-like experienced and completely professional teachers
- a safe and welcoming environment
- personalized feedback at every step of your progress
- a course certificate valid for permanent residence and citizenship applications in Norway
Choose what best suits you
Alfaskolen is an officially recognized provider of tuition. Hours undertaken in our Norwegian courses are approved by UDI in applications for a permanent residence permit.
This course is designed for learners who have completed Beginner courses A0 – A2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. If you want to join this course without having completed the A2 level, we encourage you to take our Norwegian Placement Test to confirm your level.
Choose what best fits your interests, needs and time availability. You can attend sessions once a week (Saturdays only, 6 lesson hours per session), twice a week (3 lesson hours per session for classroom-based courses and 2 lesson hours for online Norwegian courses, Monday/Wednesday OR Tuesday/Thursday) or four times a week (Monday – Thursday). Each lesson hour lasts 45 minutes.
You can choose to attend our courses at our school in Oslo or via Zoom. Certified, experienced native or native -like speaking teachers for one-on-one or group classes. All of our prices are in NOK.
This is our best deal for the intermediate-level of Norwegian at Alfaskolen. You will gain a working knowledge of Norwegian grammar and continue to focus on pronunciation and active use of Norwegian.
With this course, you will complete B1.1 and B1.2 of the B1 level.
This is a course designed for learners who have completed Beginner courses A1 – A2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. You will gain a working knowledge of Norwegian grammar and continue to focus on pronunciation and active use of Norwegian.
This second intermediate-level language course continues from B1.1 Norwegian course and is perfect for those who want to increase their vocabulary and learn idioms and varied ways of expressing themselves in different contexts.
With this course, you will complete B1.3 and B1.4 of the B1 level.
This third intermediate-level language course continues from B1.2 Norwegian course. The course is for those who want to understand oral presentations on everyday life and current issues, including the ability to understand the main ideas of radio and television programs.
If you are qualified, you can now apply for free Norwegian language training at Alfaskolen! On behalf of the Norwegian Directorate for Integration and Diversity (IMDi), Alfaskolen now offers 80 hours of free Norwegian language training for level B1. Learn more.
Join our practical lessons to improve your conversational ability, pronunciation, and grammar in everyday conversations. This conversation course is especially helpful for those who want to gain more confidence in speaking Norwegian. Learn more.
Grammar B1 strengthens your use of Norwegian grammar in everyday situations. You need to speak Norwegian well and be, at a minimum, at level B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Learn more.
Are you planning to take Norskprøve A2-B1? This course is for students who wish to prepare for a Norwegian public exam or feel the need for repetition of the material covered in levels A2 and B1 and wish to prepare themselves for the next level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Ideally, you should have completed standard or intensive courses on B1-level before taking this course. Learn more.
Our preparation course for the social studies exam (samfunnskunnskapsprøven) is intended for students who are planning to take the social studies exam in Norwegian managed by the Directorate for higher education and skills. Due to a higher level required for taking the social study exam, we recommend that all participants have taken equivalent courses to reach B1 level. Learn more
The classroom-based B1 course uses the textbook and exercise book Stein på Stein (2021 edition). These can be purchased at Alfaskolen’s reception prior to your first class.
Access to a digital learning resource is included in online courses and will be sent before the first class.
At the end of the B1 Intermediate Level, if you complete 80% or more of the course’s content, you will receive an official digital course certificate. This certificate is valid for permanent residence and citizenship applications in Norway.
Sessions that per regular schedule would fall on a Norwegian public holiday, will be postponed to the next course day, unless otherwise discussed.
|December 25 – January 1st
|Christmas break 2023/2024
|March 28th – April 1st
|Easter break, school is closed 25.03-01.04
|International Workers’ Day
|Norwegian Constitution Day
|Second day of Pentecost
|December 21 – January 5th
|Christmas break 2024/2025