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1 The Vidal family

Alex
Ben
Cecilie
Dina
Names
Greeting
Verbs
How to say hv-
Pronouns
Word order
Questions
Nationalities
The alphabet
Norwegian and English
letters compared

2 Arrival in Norway

Fra Paris til Oslo
På Gardermoen
Passkontroll
Hei, pappa!
Numerals
Numerals 40+
En, ei, et (a/an)
To go
Nationalities
Personal pronouns
Verbs: present tense
Nouns: singular indefinite
Main clauses: word order
Negation: ikke
Prepositions: i or ?
Vowels
Norwegian and English
vowels compared

3 A new home

Alex våkner i Fjordvik
Flyttebilen kommer
Hjemme
Dinas rom
The days
Furniture
Kitchen
Buildings
Foreigner - foreign
Pronouns: object form
Den or det?
Auxiliary verbs
Nouns: inflection
Genitive
Det as subject
Diphtongs

4 The neighbourhood

Hos mormor og morfar
Bens morgen
Cecilie sender en ...
Veien til skolen
Family words
The time
The time
Ordinals
Dates
Verbs: imperative
Question words: hvilken
Consonants
Silent letters

5 New friends

Katten
Fotball
I butikken
To nye venninner
Colours
Regions in Norway
Food
Rooms
Ut, ute, utenfor
Reflexive pronouns
Adjectives
Adverbs: movement/stationary
Prepositions: place
Consonants
Some consonant
clusters

6 A Trip to town

Frokost
I byen
Salg
På kafé
Bathroom
Shopping centre
Clothes
Spare time
 
Demonstrative pronouns
Verbs: infinitive constructions
Adjectives: other patterns
Adjectives: liten, annen
Norwegian prosody
Long or short vowels
Stress
Word tones

7 Everyday life

Alex våkner tidlig
På kontoret
Om barnehagen
Første dag på skolen
Verbs 1 & 2
Verbs 3 & 4
Irregular verbs
Time expressions
 
Verbs: past tense (preterite)
Nouns: special plural
Adjectives in -el -en
To look __
Mange/mye, noe/noen
Retroflex sounds:
rt, rd, rl, rn and rs

8 School and leisure

Dina henter Alex
På norskkurs
En fin høstdag
Et friminutt
Regular verbs
Classroom
Irregular verbs
Begge - både (both)
Verbs: present perfect
Adjectives: definite form
Word order: subordinate clauses
Reductions

9 Work

Barnehagen drar på tur
Et nytt prosjekt
Fjordvik sykehus
Klasseavis
Compound nouns
Som (that)
Phrasal verbs
Ikke heller (not either)
Health care
Possessive pronouns
Nouns: compound
Word order: relative clauses
Da or når?
Connected speech

10 Illness, health and sports

Alex har feber
Hjemme med sykt ...
Cecilie skal på kurs
Dina spiller håndball
Illness
Weather
Å synes - å tro (think)
Adverbs
How often?
Body
Pronouns: reflexive possessive sin
Adjective: comparison
Adverbs
Time expressions
Think: synes, tro, tenke
No pauses at all?
 
 

11 Culture and leisure

Skomakerdokka
På hyttetur
En invitasjon til Oslo
Justin Bieber-konsert
Ja - jo (yes)
Short answers
Two painters
At - om (that - if)
Skomakerdokka
Fordi and derfor

Short answers
Ja or jo?
Speech rhythm
Unstressed syllables
Rhythm unit: The foot

12 Holidays and festivals

Lek i snøen
Ben tar imot gjester
Julemiddag
Julegaveåpning
Words for snow
Det (it)
Man (one)
Easter and 17 May
Fluency and rhythm
S-verbs
Word order - inversion
Comma rules
Initial unstressed syllables
Summary