NFUT0201 - Norwegian for Foreigners 2


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written and oral examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 1/3 15 minutes E
School exam 2/3 4 hours E

Course content

At the end of this course, students should be able to deal with simple texts from newspapers. Writing skills in both descriptive and narrative genres are further developed, and towards the end of the course students should also be able to write simple persuasive texts.

The student's existing everyday vocabulary is further expanded. They can give clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to their fields of interest. Upon completing the course, they will be able to have a conversation on a variety of current topics with relative ease.

Learning outcome

Students will build upon their basic Norwegian vocabulary and grammatical skills to further expand their knowledge of the language. The course level is indicated with the help of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and is equivalent to Level B1/B2.


The candidate´s level of knowledge is equivalent to Level B1/B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).


The candidate:

  • masters a vocabulary that enables him to give clear descriptions and express his meaning about most everyday issues
  • uses complex sentences
  • can use different techniques to create coherence when writing
  • can write simple persuasive texts

Learning methods and activities

6 hours seminars/group work per week, including listening exercises.

Attendance is compulsory for the first lecture.

Compulsory assignments

  • •At least 6 approved assignments
  • 80% attendance (obligatory attendance the first lecture)

Further on evaluation

The written exam tests comprehension (e.g. dictation), grammar, vocabularies and text writing. The written exam will be in Norwegian bokmål. In addition a 15 minutes oral exam will take place. Dictionaries are not allowed.

Separate grades are given for the written and the oral exam. In the final grade the written exam counts 2/3 while the oral exam counts 1/3. Both the written and the oral exam need to be passed in order to pass the exam. Students must retake both parts if they fail either part.

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

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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

Required previous knowledge

Passed Norwegian for Foreigners 1 or Placement test or Norskprøven with B1 in the written part and A2 in the other parts.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
NFUT0202 15.0 AUTUMN 2011
NFUT0203 15.0 AUTUMN 2011
NFUT0204 15.0 AUTUMN 2011
NFUT0205 15.0 AUTUMN 2011
NFUT0206 15.0 AUTUMN 2011
NFUT0207 15.0 AUTUMN 2011
NFF0201 15.0 AUTUMN 2016
NFUT0230 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
NFUT0250 15.0 AUTUMN 2021
NFUT0208 15.0 AUTUMN 2021
NFUT6101 15.0 AUTUMN 2022
NFUT0110 15.0 AUTUMN 2022
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Norwegian for international students


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: Written and oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 2/3 E 2022-11-29 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral examination 1/3 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 2/3 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 1/3 E
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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