NFUT0011 - Norwegian for Foreigners, short courses - Ålesund


New from the academic year 2019/2020

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 2 hours E

Course content

The short course is a language course for beginners. The course focuses on basic grammar and use of everyday language in both oral and written production.

Learning outcome

The candidate’s level of knowledge is equivalent to at least Level A1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

The candidate
- can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type
- is able to introduce him/herself and others and ask and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know and things they posses
- can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

Learning methods and activities

3 hours teaching per week.

Compulsory attendance at the first lecture.

Approved examination's requirements are valid for 4 semesters after approval date.

Compulsory assignments

  • 3 written assignment
  • 80% attendance ((obligatory attendance the first lecture)
  • •1 obligatory oral exercise/test

Further on evaluation

In order to sit for the exam students need to hand in 3 written assignments which must be approved by the end of the course, in addition to pass an oral exercise/test.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Norwegian for Foreigners (NFUT)

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
NFUT0001 7.5 01.09.2019
NFUT0002 7.5 01.09.2019
NFUT0003 7.5 01.09.2019
NFUT0004 7.5 01.09.2019
NFUT0005 7.5 01.09.2019
NFUT0006 7.5 01.09.2019
NFUT0007 7.5 01.09.2019
NFUT0008 7.5 01.09.2019
NFUT0009 7.5 01.09.2019
NFUT0031 7.5
NFUT0032 7.5
NFUT0030 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Norwegian for international students


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2019

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Norwegian as a Second Language
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 E 2019-11-25 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
C218 Ankeret/Hovedbygget 0
  • * 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.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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