Autumn Term 2020

In the autumn term 2020, suzalingua will be opening up for face-to-face classes again. At the same time we continue to offer virtual courses to meet our students’ varying needs and requirements.

Our number one priority is the health and well-being of our students, so the following policies will be put in place at suzalingua:

  • Due to physical distancing measures, the class size for all physical classes will be reduced to a maximum of four students.
  • The classroom will be arranged to ensure that the required distance can be maintained.
  • Handwashing facilities and hand sanitiser will be at the students’ disposal.
  • All surfaces that people are in contact with will be disinfected after each class.

Beginners’ Level

Beginners’ Course (Level A1) online:
  • online meeting time to be arranged in the group
  • Course start: Monday, 29. June 2020
  • Last Course day: Monday, 17. August 2020
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • 2 online sessions per week
  • Maximum 6 students – this course is full!

This beginners’ course is aimed at students who have no previous knowledge of Norwegian. The course provides a practical introduction to the Norwegian language. We focus on basic grammar, pronunciation and everyday language use. We will be working with På vei (text book and exercise book) or God i norsk (to be agreed with the participants).

The course is held online, with two meetings every week. The details of when online sessions take place will arranged with the participants.

Price:  3 800 kr  per person

Upper Beginners’ Course (Level A2):
  • Fridays, kl. 10:30 to 12:00
  • Course start: Friday, 21. August 2020
  • Last Course day: Friday, 16. October 2020
  • Duration: 8 weeks, 2 lessons/session, 16 lessons in total
    NB! no class on 2. October due to høstferie
  • Maximum 4 students – this course is full!

This upper beginners’ course is aimed at students who have acquired Norwegian skills at approximately level A1. This corresponds to having completed the first nine chapters of På vei or an equivalent course book.

We focus on speaking and writing about personal and more general topics, reading simple texts, and using grammatical structures correctly. We will continue working with past tense verb forms, adjective forms and sentence structure.

We will be using På vei, starting where we left off in chapter ten.

Price:  4 250 kr  per person

Intermediate Level

Intermediate Course (Level B1):
  • Wednesdays, kl. 13:30 to 15:00
  • Course start: Wednesday, 19. August 2020
  • Last Course day: Wednesday, 14. October 2020
    NB! no class on 30. September due to høstferie
  • Duration: 8 weeks, 2 lessons/session, 16 lessons in total
  • Maximum 4 students – just one place left!

This course is aimed at students with a good foundation in Norwegian, corresponding to the completion of levels A1 and A2 (having finished På vei or God i norsk 1 or an equivalent course book).

In this course, we build on the knowledge you acquired in previous levels and strengthen your understanding of Norwegian grammar. You learn to be more independent when communicating in Norwegian by practicing oral skills in a variety of context. We also continue working on written production and practice listening skills.

We will work with God i norsk 2 or Stein på Stein (to be determined before the start of the course).

Price:  4 250 kr  per person

Upper Intermediate Course (Level B1/2):
  • Tuesdays, kl. 13:30 to 15:00
  • Course start: Tuesday, 18. August 2020
  • Last Course day: Tuesday, 13. October 2020
    NB! no class on 29. September due to høstferie
  • Duration: 8 weeks, 2 lessons/session, 16 lessons in total
  • Maximum 4 students

This course is aimed at students with considerable knowledge of Norwegian, who have already completed courses on B1 level (corresponding to approximately the first half of Stein på Stein or God i norsk 2).

At this level, we continue strengthening your knowledge of grammar and work on using the language more spontaneously and fluently. The aim is to be able to communicate with native speakers with confidence and ease.

The course also consists of listening exercises, written composition, oral exercises / conversation, presentations and homework.

Price:  4 250 kr  per person

Advanced Level

Advanced Course (Level B2/C1) online:

  • online meeting time to be decided
  • Course start: Wednesday, 19. August 2020
  • Last Course day: Wednesday, 14. October 2020
    NB! no class on 30. September due to høstferie
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • 2 online sessions per week
  • Maximum 6 students

This course is open to students who have an advanced knowledge of Norwegian, corresponding to level B1/B2. You have completed Stein på Stein and may have worked with Her på Berget before.

There will be a strong emphasis on vocabulary building and nuances in expression (pragmatics), in addition to reviewing and strengthening the grammar seen in lower levels. Reading contemporary Norwegian literature is another core element of this course, and we will practice our oral skills based on discussions of different types of text. We will also work with written production of various text types.

The long-term aim of this course is to prepare students for Bergenstesten or an equivalent exam.

Price:  3 800 kr  per person

Advanced Course (Level B2/C1):
  • Wednesdays, kl. 10:00 to 11:30
  • Course start: Wednesday, 19. August 2020
  • Last Course day: Wednesday, 14. October 2020
    NB! no class on 30. September due to høstferie
  • Duration: 8 weeks, 2 lessons/session, 16 lessons in total
  • Maximum 4 students

This course is open to students who have an advanced knowledge of Norwegian, corresponding to level B1/B2. You have completed Stein på Stein and may have worked with Her på Berget before.

There will be a strong emphasis on vocabulary building and nuances in expression (pragmatics), in addition to reviewing and strengthening the grammar seen in lower levels. Reading contemporary Norwegian literature is another core element of this course, and we will practice our oral skills based on discussions of different types of text.

The long-term aim of this course is to prepare students for Bergenstesten or an equivalent exam.

Price:  4 250 kr  per person