Course - Norwegian for Foreigners 2, Ålesund - NFUT0212
NFUT0212 - Norwegian for Foreigners 2, Ålesund
Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021
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 students 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.
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.
KNOWLEDGE: The candidate´s level of knowledge is equivalent to Level B1/B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
- 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
This course spans two semesters with a final exam in the spring semester. 40 hours of teaching per semester - two hours twice a week. This course is open only to staff and students at Campus Ålesund.
Attendance is compulsory for the first lecture.
Approved examination's requirements are valid for 4 semesters after approval date.
- 80% attendance (obligatory attendance the first lecture)
- At least 6 approved written assignments
Further on evaluation
The written exam tests comprehension (e.g. dictation), grammar, vocabularies and text writing. 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.
Limited admission to classes.
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)
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.
Credits: 15.0 SP
Study level: Norwegian for international students
Language of instruction: Norwegian
- Norwegian as a Second Language
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature
- * 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"