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Norwegian course for beginners

Best Norwegian course for beginners

Our Norwegian course for beginners is ideal to learn Norwegian quickly and confidently with an improved level of fluency that you can use in your social or professional life.

Our A0-A2 Beginner Level is ideal for everyone both on short-term or long term stays in Norway. Based on the language levels as described in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), our teaching methods, catering for each student, make improving your Norwegian skills a pleasant and achievable task.

Your Norwegian lessons will be purely in Norwegian, so knowledge of the English language is not required. This also means that you will focus on speaking and understanding Norwegian from day one and learn Norwegian fast and efficiently. At the end of your course in Oslo you will have considerably improved your speaking and comprehension skills in Norwegian.

This is our most popular beginner-level full package Norwegian language course. Perfect for those who want to have basic and simple Norwegian conversations about everyday activities.

Starting from 2,995 NOK

After completing the course, you will be able to:

  • greet people in Norwegian
  • ask basic questions using simple sentences in the Norwegian present and past tense
  • have basic Norwegian conversations about everyday activities (such as buying groceries and ordering in a café)
  • describe simple activities in the Norwegian past and present tense
  • tell the time in Norwegian
  • count in Norwegian and use Norwegian numbers
  • talk about your and others’ activities in Norwegian
  • have simple discussions in Norwegian using basic reasoning (therefore, because)
  • order tickets in Norwegian
  • get a course certificate, which is valid for permanent residence and citizenship applications in Norway

Choose what fits you best

Choose what best suits 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 teachers for one-on-one or group classes. All of our prices are in NOK.

This is our most popular beginner-level full package Norwegian language course. Our Norwegian course for beginners is perfect for those who do not have any or very little previous knowledge of Norwegian Language.

This is the first of two beginner-level Norwegian language courses at Alfaskolen and is perfect for new beginners. In a short time, you will develop basic Norwegian language skills and get an introduction to Norwegian culture and life in Norway.

This is the first beginner-level Norwegian language course at Alfaskolen and is perfect for those who do not have any or very little previous knowledge of Norwegian. You will develop basic Norwegian language skills and get an introduction to Norwegian culture and life in Norway.

This second beginner-level Norwegian language course continues from A0 Norwegian course for beginners and is perfect for those who have basic knowledge of Norwegian or wish to further extend their knowledge of Norwegian.

This course continues from beginner-level Norwegian course A1. The course is for those who can express themselves in a simple way using present and past tense. 

This course continues from beginner-level Norwegian course A2.1.

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 A1 and A2 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 A2-level before taking this course. Learn more.

This conversation course consists of practical lessons to improve your conversational ability, pronunciation, and sentence structure in common situations, and is especially helpful for those who have difficulties with spoken Norwegian. Learn more.

Course Certificate

At the end of the A0-A2 Beginner 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.

Public holidays

Sessions that per regular schedule fall on a Norwegian public holiday, will be rescheduled to take place on a Friday.