TEGN1103 - Norwegian Sign Language 2


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Practical examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Practical examination 100/100 3 hours E

Course content

TEGN1103 is based on TEGN1100. Here, students will develop and expand their vocabulary in Norwegian Sign Language and develop their grammatical repertoire in order to be able to describe, tell about and explain everyday events. In addition, students will develop their ability to discuss current events and express themselves in a more varied way. Focus is on developing the ability to understand Norwegian Sign Language, both formal and informal language use.

Learning outcome


- can prepare and deliver a simple presentation in clear Norwegian Sign Language that is simple to understand, and tries to use the grammar of Norwegian Sign Language

- can describe things that have happened to them and briefly describe and justify their meanings and plans

- can understand the main parts of a clearly presented Norwegian Sign Language discourse about known themes, current events and things of a personal/professional interest when the interlocutor signs clearly and adapts the tempo

- can participate in conversations on known themes, current events and things of a personal/professional interest without having to prepare

Learning methods and activities

  • Active acquisition of signed language vocabulary, phrases and utterances.
  • Communication exercises, to enhance understanding and production of Norwegian Sign Language.
  • Video exercises to prepare students for the video exam.
  • Participation in recommended signed language arenas in Trondheim.
  • 80% compulsory attendance. (Failure to comply with this can be compensated in accordance with instructions from the teacher.)
  • Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester). All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Practical test (comprehension and production skills)
  • Practical test (comprehension and production skills)
  • Video assignment (production skills)
  • 80% compulsory attendance

Further on evaluation

Individual three-hour video exam where the student exhibits both receptive and productive skills in Norwegian Sign Language. No examination aids allowed.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department. It is not possible for students who have passed the exam in TEGN1103 to retake the exam in a semester where this course is not taught. Students who did not pass the exam, or who did not complete the exam due to illness may submit the exam in a semester where this course is not taught; however, they will not receive any supervision.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Norwegian Sign Language (LTBATGTOLK)
Norwegian Sign Language (LTTEGN)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the BA-program in Norwegian Sign Language or the one-year program in Norwegian Sign Language. Completed Norwegian Sign Language 1 (TEGN1100).

Course materials

The reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LTOT1002 15.0 AUTUMN 2019
4TGE1 15.0 AUTUMN 2019
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian, Norwegian Sign Language

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Norwegian Sign Language and Interpreting
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: Practical examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Practical examination 100/100 E 09:00 INSPERA
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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