Speak Norwegian!

Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety offers a range of Nor­we­gian Lan­guage courses that begin in Sep­tem­ber and again in January. Most are held at the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 6540 Thomas Street in Burn­aby. Lively teach­ers from Nor­way offer instruc­tion, prac­tice, and cul­tural infor­ma­tion. Make friends! Have fun! Speak Nor­we­gian at last.

Adult classes

Begin­ner I: Thurs­days 7 pm to 9 pm; from September 15, 2016 (text Troll I Ord lessons 1-5)
Begin­ner II: Mondays: 7 pm to 9 pm from September 12, 2016 (Troll I Ord 6-10+)
Inter­me­di­ate: Wednesday 7 pm to 9 pm; from September 14, 2016 (Troll I Ord 11-15+)
Advanced: Tues­days 7 pm to 9 pm; from September 13, 2016 (reference text Troll I Ord)
Fees: Each 10 ­course ses­sion costs $125 plus course mate­ri­als if any. Pay by cheque at the first class.
Curricula: Courses in general follow the text (Troll I Ord, downloadable) in Beginner and Intermediate courses. It is used as a reference in the Advanced course. Instructors enrich classes with vocabulary and speaking practice adjusted to suit students’ needs. Early level courses emphasize speaking and reading with written language added in Intermediate and Advanced courses.
Instructors: Our teachers are qual­i­fied and excit­ing native Norwegian speakers using the Oslo dialect. They also add much useful cultural information to each class.

Children’s classes – Norwegian is FUN!

Barneskolen FREE for children to age 3 or 4, 10 Saturdays, 12:30 to 2 pm starting September 17, 2016. Children enjoy books, toys, simple games, and songs in Norwegian. Parents must accompany children and share leadership and supervision.
Children’s Play and Learn for ages 4 or 5 to 12, 10 Saturdays, 12:30 to 2 starting September 17. Children talk, sing, dance, do Scandinavian crafts and cooking, and play games, all in Norwegian. Students may per­form at NHS events. Stu­dents may be grouped by age depending on skill and on availability of additional instructors.
Fees: $125 for a first child; additional siblings $75. Pay at the first class.

To register:

Email your name, address, phone number, course wanted, and a comment about your Norwegian language skill level. With your child’s registration, include age and special requirements such as food allergies. Expect a return confirmation. Register early as courses with insufficient enrolment may be cancelled. Students are welcome to register late; the instructors arrange much review at every class. Fees are prorated for late registrations. Our instructors will help you find the best course for you. You may also visit more than one course to help you decide.

To register or inquire: Car­olyn 778–228 2334, or Thelma

Our Nor­we­gian Con­ver­sa­tion Cof­fee Club meets on Sun­days at 2 pm start­ing in mid Sep­tem­ber. Stop by to share cof­fee, treats and topics. For information or to con­firm dates, hol­i­days off, etc. contact Judith at or phone Eva 604 581‑3376. Judith can arrange for you to receive e-mail reminders and noti­fi­ca­tion of changes to sched­ule.

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