Speak Nor­we­gian!

Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety offers a range of Nor­we­gian Lan­guage courses that begin in Sep­tem­ber. Most are held at the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 6045 Thomas Street in Burn­aby. Lively teach­ers from Nor­way offer instruc­tion, prac­tice, and cul­tural infor­ma­tion. Make friends! Have fun! Speak Nor­we­gian at last.

Pro­grams begin the week of Jan­u­ary 12 and will include the fol­low­ing lev­els depend­ing on stu­dents registering

  • Begin­ner I and II (Jan­u­ary) Tues­day 7 to 9
  • Inter­me­di­ate I  and II (Jan­u­ary) Thurs­day 7 to 9
  • Advanced (both semesters)
  • Tod­dler (Sun­day 12:30 to 1:45)
  • Children’s Lan­guage and Cul­ture (Sun­day 12:30 to 2) Ages 4 to 12 approximately
  • Kaffestue dis­cus­sion group Sun­day 2 to 4 (fall and win­ter), 7 to 9 (spring and sum­mer). For info or to con­firm dates, stat hol­i­days, etc. con­tact Eva Lindzen 604 581‑3376 or


Begin­ner, Inter­me­di­ate, and Advanced courses have used

  • Nor­we­gian in 10 min­utes a day by Kris­tine K. Ker­shul (2007) $20
  • På Vei by Elingsen and Mac­don­ald (elec­tronic download)

Ten week ses­sion begins in Jan­u­ary and costs $125 plus texts. The children’s pro­gram is $100 for the first child in a fam­ily and pro­rated for addi­tional chil­dren. Pay at the first class for all courses.

Adults par­tic­i­pate in speak­ing and increas­ing amounts of read­ing and writ­ing as lev­els advance. Some fun cook­ing or craft evenings may be arranged. Instruc­tors present mate­r­ial suit­able for a range of skill lev­els in each les­son and will help set stu­dents into the most appro­pri­ate course. Chil­dren par­tic­i­pate in speak­ing, read­ing, singing, folk danc­ing, games, cook­ing, and dra­matic events. They also per­form when pos­si­ble at Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety events. The children’s class will be split into age groups depend­ing on enrol­ment and teacher availability.

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