This is a full-time study program (20 hrs per week of study at school and 3 hrs self-study) that is designed for those have higher education and wish to live in Oslo and study Norwegian language for one year.
This is a full Norwegian Language and social studies course plus additional implicit tutoring on Norwegian Grammar. The program is build on the "Læreplan i norsk og samfunnsfag for voksne innvandrere" (official curriculum in Norwegian and social studies for adult immigrants). For more information on this visit www.vox.no.
The curriculum is a regulation to the Law on introduction scheme and tuition for newly arrived immigrants and is based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The plan describes a full course of language training, from beginners level up to any different final level (A1 to C2).
ALFASKOLEN is officially recognized as a private provider of 600 hours of approved tuition in the Norwegian language and Norwegian social studies by VOX, the Norwegian Agency for Lifelong Learning, an agency of the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. This means that our courses meet the requirements for completed tuition in the Norwegian language and all hours you will take at our school will count when you apply for Norwegian citizenship or a permanent residence permit (visit www.udi.no for more info).
Our One-Year Norwegian course covers ALL levels up to B2 and gives you knowledge about Norwegian culture, society, mentality and traditions. You will learn how to communicate in Norwegian and how to use Norwegian in everyday life. You will also obtain wide knowledge about how the labour market works in Norway and you will be made prepared for starting your life in Norway without worrying about communication or lack of Norwegian know-how.
You will be studying in a group of 8-16 people. Small groups are the key to efficient learning. That´s why we exclusively offer these types of courses, to be able to guarantee you a maximum learning success, an intensive learning experience and above all: fun!
At our school you will learn a new language in a multicultural environment together with talented and experienced teachers. Our courses take place in the heart of Oslo on Kongensgate 15.
Målgruppe for kurset
The One-Year Program is designed for those who:
- are interested in learning Norwegian from "A to Å" (from a to z) within one year
- have higher education and wish to use the opportunity offered by the Norwegian authorities to live and study Norwegian language for one year on a visa / permit for ´skilled workers´
List of course books:
”På vei” by Elisabeth Ellingsen and Kirsti MacDonald:
”Stein på stein” by Elisabeth Ellingsen and Kirsti MacDonald:
”Her på berget” by Elisabeth Ellingsen and Kirsti MacDonald:
”Norsk grammatikk: norsk som andrespråk” Kirsti MacDonald:
Eksamen / sertifisering
An official course certificate which is recognized by the Norwegian authorities.