Also known as Norge and Noreg, Norway is one of the northern most countries in Europe, extending to well within the Arctic circle. But the coastal areas are not as cold as one would imagine due to the influence of the seas surrounding the country.
The Norsemen of the olden age have been portrayed as a heroic tribe in countless Hollywood movies and it is a fact that they were the epitome of the tough, sea-faring men who invaded much of western Europe. The deeply indented and jagged coastline of Norway does invite sea adventures. Today, Svalbard in East Norway is the launchpad for many Arctic expeditions and a very suitable point to see the Northern lights, that astounding celestial phenomena known as Aurora Borealis.
Knowing the language enables you to communicate effortlessly with the locals, find jobs with ease and in a million small ways, it makes life so much more comfortable, fulfilling and interesting!
Fun Fact - When you are asked to name the happiest country in the world, does Norway come to mind? It should. For more than 10 years, Norway has consistently been in the list of top 10 happiest countries, often topping the list repeatedly!
At the A1 level, basic language skills required for survival in an alien environment are taught. For example, "I need help", "I need to see a doctor", "I am hungry" etc. These include:
At A2 level, the previous knowledge is applied in specific contexts. The sentences become more complex and the student starts using more adjectives, adverbs , pronouns and conjunctions. These are complex sentences describing specific contextual topics.
By the end of this level, Students should be able to converse on basic but specific topics. Sentences are more complex and grammatical and allows him/her to speak and understand the language on a given topic yet still at a basic level.
Norwegian grammar is taught in parallel while constructing sentences on the above topics