MGLU2101 - Norwegian 1 (1-7) Module 2: Language and Text 2


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 7 days ALLE

Course content

Norwegian 1, course 2 focuses on initial reading and writing education, the development of oral skills, Norwegian as a second language, literature for lower primary level pupils and subject-didactic questions. The course also themes the close relationship between language and language use and identity development. In addition, it emphasizes that students should develop their own language skills and their own text skills and communication skills. The students will meet varied work methods, also practical-aesthetic approaches.

Learning outcome

KNOWLEDGE The candidate

  • has extensive knowledge of children's language development at the lower primary level
  • has knowledge of linguistic identity, Norwegian as a second language, and multilingual practice
  • has knowledge of what characterizes oral and multimodal texts
  • has knowledge of fiction in various genres and media, with an emphasis on literature for children at the lower primary level
  • has broad knowledge of methods in initial reading and writing education
  • has knowledge of mapping tests and teaching aids for the lower primary level, both digital and other aids
  • has knowledge of the role of Nynorsk in Norwegian L1 and Nynorsk written usage
  • has knowledge about relevant research methods in the Norwegian subject, and ethical issues related to research involving pupils

SKILLS The candidate

  • is capable of using knowledge about language and language development in language-stimulation work and explaining subject-didactic choices that aim to promote oral and written language development for all pupils at the lower primary level
  • is capable of using knowledge about what characterizes different texts and genres when working on oral and multimodal texts in a variety of media
  • is capable of planning, implementing and evaluating pupil and class dialogues
  • is capable of using different methods in initial reading and writing education and adapting education for pupils from different backgrounds and with varying skills in Norwegian
  • is capable of recognising signs of reading, writing and language difficulties
  • is capable of mapping and assessing reading and writing skills and providing responses that promote learning for all pupils at the lower primary level
  • is capable of assessing different teaching aids for the subject Norwegian at the lower primary level, digital and other aids
  • is able to write in a precise manner in Nynorsk on topics relevant to Norwegian L1
  • is capable of using relevant research methods in an ethically sound manner in the Norwegian subject


  • is capable of facilitating pupils' development and further development at the lower primary level of basic language skills and of helping pupils become literate language users who can participate actively in the classroom and on other social arenas
  • is capable of planning and carrying out teaching of key topics at the primary level in Norwegian L1 and explaining pupil-adapted, subject-didactic choices
  • is capable of assessing his/her own practice at the lower primary level with applicable curricula, knowledge of the subject and subject-didactic insight as a basis

Learning methods and activities

Teaching methods will include lectures, seminaries, working with tasks both individually and in groups, discussions, and optionally oral or written student presentations. The students will use the language actively through the entire program, both in oral and written communication with other students and teachers. It is expected that students acquire the subject material through self-study outside of the organized teaching period, and through work in colloquia groups. It is also expected that the students will meet prepared for teaching and that they use the library actively. Lastly, it is expected that the students are active throughout the entire program.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatory Coursework

Further on evaluation

Mandatory work requirements:

  • Two written assignments.
  • One presentation on a text of children's literature
  • Compulsory attendance at a minimum of four workshops

Mandatory work requirements are assessed using the scale approved/not approved. All mandatory requirements must have been given a passing grade for the candidate to sit for the final exam.

The home exam is individually completed and must be written in Nynorsk.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1-7 (MGLU1-7) - some programmes

Course materials

The complete reading list will be published on Blackboard before the course begins.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LGU12007 15.0 AUTUMN 2018
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Version: A
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Teacher Education
  • Old Norse
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Home examination 100/100 ALLE





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE





Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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