NFUT0230 - Norwegian for Foreigners, online course, level 2 - Campus Ålesund and Campus Gjøvik


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written and oral examination
Grade: Letters

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 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.

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. KNOWLEDGE: The candidate´s level of knowledge is equivalent to Level B1/B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). SKILLS: 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 per week, including online lessons, oral exercises, listening exercises and in addition there will be self studies

Compulsory assignments:

  • 80 % attendance (attendance is compulsory for the first online lecture).
  • A minimum of 6 written assignments.

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

Compulsory assignments

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

Further on evaluation

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. The written exam will be in Norwegian bokmål.

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

This course is designed for applicants at Campus Ålesund and Campus Gjøvik. 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
NFF0201 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
NFUT0201 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
NFUT0202 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
NFUT0203 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
NFUT0204 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
NFUT0205 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
NFUT0206 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
NFUT0207 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
NFUT0250 15.0 AUTUMN 2021
NFUT0208 15.0 AUTUMN 2021
More on the course

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund , Gjøvik

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 2021-11-30 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
G132 Gnisten/Fagskolen 1
Autumn ORD Oral examination 1/3 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 2/3 E 2022-05-19 09:00
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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