NORINT0105M – Introduction to Norwegian
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
The course is an introduction course in Norwegian language for international students at UiO. The students follow a MOOC course (Introduction to Norwegian) for four weeks, and then there are four collections on campus. In addition to getting an introduction to Norwegian, the students become acquainted with everyday student life at UiO.
After completing the course you will be able to:
- express yourself understandably about familiar topics, both written and oral
- understand oral Norwegian about familiar topics when the conversation partner speaks clearly and slowly
- understand written Norwegian about known topics
- master Norwegian morphology and syntax reviewed on the course
- master basic Norwegian pronunciation reviewed on the course
Final marks will show the extent to which students have benefited from the course.
The course is for international exchange students, admitted to University of Oslo.Sign up for the MOOC on this page.
Recommended previous knowledge
- 5 credits overlap with NORINT0105 – Norwegian language for International Students, introductory (discontinued)
- 5 credits overlap with NORINT0110 – Norwegian for International Students, Level 1
- 5 credits overlap with NORINT0110BK – Betalingskurs i norsk språk, trinn 1 (continued)
- 5 credits overlap with NORINT0110IN – Norwegian for International Students, Level 1, Intensive
- 5 credits overlap with NORINT0111 – Norwegian for international students, level 1, part 1 (discontinued)
- 5 credits overlap with NORINT0114 – Norwegian for International Students, 60 hour Introductory Course
- 5 credits overlap with NORINT0121 – Norsk for internasjonale studenter, intensivt begynnerkurs (trinn 1 og 2) (discontinued)
- 5 credits overlap with NORA0110 – Elementary Norwegian, Level I
- 5 credits overlap with ISSN0110 – Intensive Elementary Norwegian, Level I
- 5 credits overlap with ISSN0110B
- 5 credits overlap with EILC0111
Part 1 - self-study: The MOOC "Introduction to Norwegian". The MOOC runs for 4 weeks and equals 30 hours of teaching.
Part 2 - auditorium on campus: 12 hours teaching over 2 weeks. 3 hours per day, two times per week.
We strongly recommend that at least 75% of the activities in the MOOC is completed before the start of the campus classes.
In order to sit for the examination, the following compulsory assignments must be approved by the teacher:
- One compulsory oral presentation. The presentation is submitted in Canvas and commented by the teacher.
- One compulsory written composition, of approximately 100 words. The composition is submitted in Canvas and commented by the teacher.
The exam consists of a 2-hour written school exam.
The students must have passed the compulsory assignments in order to sit for the exam.
In preparation for the exam, you can practice using a demonstration exam in Inspera.
Guidance for examiners
The written examination is conducted in the digital examination system Inspera. You will need to familiarize yourself with the digital examination arrangements in Inspera.
Submission in Inspera
You submit your assignment in the digital examination system Inspera. Read more about how to submit in Inspera.
Use of sources and citation
Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Language of examination
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.
The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.