Level 1

Listening and speaking

  • Understanding simple messages
  • Introducing themselves, asking and answering questions related to their own person, family, actions, events and objects from their close surroundings
  • Participating in simple conversations, asking what various things are called and what various words mean, and stating whether or not they understand and asking for help
  • Vocalizing Norwegian speech sounds: vowels, consonants, consonant combinations and diphthongs
  • Expressing their own feelings, thoughts and desires with the assistance of the teacher or fellow students, or by playing. 

Reading and writing

  • Filling out simple forms with personal information
  • Reading simple sentences, and understanding the main message of the sentence
  • Writing simple sentences and messages, such as postcards, emails to parents, etc.  
  • Writing down the names of familiar items seen in illustrations, such as food, clothing, activities
  • The students will write songs to perform in the recital with the help of students of differing levels of Norwegian

Language learning

  • Experimenting with speech sounds, words and expressions
  • Learning new everyday words
  • Using drawings, pictures, music and movements as aids to understanding words and simple text
  • Comparing speech sounds, words and expressions in the mother tongue to the same in Norwegian
  • preparation for the school’s recital through singing and acting practice

Language and culture

  • Talking about the content of some fairy tales, songs
  • Learning about Norwegian traditions such as outdoor activities, Christmas and the 17th of May
  • Learning about some basic parts of Norway’s history, and how the Norwegian society works

 

We will work with the following themes:


  • Yourself and your family
  • Time and numbers
  • Activities/What do you like to do/Everyday life/In the classroom/In school
  • Food and drink
  • The human body and emotions
  • Clothing
  • Seasons and weather
  • Leisure
  • Traditions: Outdoor activities, Christmas and the 17th of May
  • What is typically Norwegian?

Level 2

Listening and speaking

  • Enunciating clearly
  • Expressing their personal opinions
  • Describing themselves, their family, friends, leisure time, school, working life and local environment
  • Receiving and giving information and messages in a variety of situations
  • Talking with and asking questions of their fellow students concerning key topics and events in everyday life
  • Talking about the content of films and literary texts

The oldest:

  • Conucting planned presentations by means of role play, drama, recitation or inteview
  • Summarizing the gist of dramatized or illustrated oral presentations and narratives
 
  • Reading and understanding different types of text
  • Finding and repeating, in their own words, information in specific technical texts
  • Using basic rules of punctuation
  • Expressing their own feelings and opinions in what they write
  • Writing simple texts, stories and letters
  • Using digital media for language learning and for getting information
  • The students will write songs to perform in the recital with the help of students of differing levels of Norwegian

Language learning

  • Describing and assessing their progress in learning Norwegian
  • Using basic rules for writing correct sentences and coherent text
  • Understanding the basic rules of Norwegian grammar; nouns, verbs, pronouns, prepositions and adjectives
  • Preparation for the school’s recital through singing and acting practice

Language and culture

  • Talking about key persons and actions in a selection of fictional texts and texts taken from everyday life
  • Telling about some local and key Norwegian personalities, places and events
  • Learning about Norwegian traditions such as outdoor activities, Christmas and the 17th of May
  • Learning about some basic parts of Norway’s history, and how the Norwegian society works

 

We will work with the following themes:

  • Norwegian literature, music and other cultural aspects
  • Norwegian geography
  • Norwegian history
  • The Norwegian school system
  • Traditions: Christmas and the 17th of May
  • Norway’s Democracy – The Law of 1814
  • What is typically Norwegian?