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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.

Adult classes
Begin­ner I: Tues­days 7 pm to 9 pm; start­ing Sep­tem­ber 15, 2015 (text Troll I Ord lessons 1–5)
Begin­ner II: Tues­days or Wednes­days: 7 pm to 9 pm reg­is­tra­tions per­mit­ting (Troll I Ord 6–10+)
Inter­me­di­ate I: Thurs­days 7 pm to 9 pm; from Sep­tem­ber 17, 2015 (Troll I Ord 11–15+)
Inter­me­di­ate II: Thurs­days 7 pm to 9 pm; Jan­u­ary 2016 (text Troll I Ord 16–20+)
Advanced: Thurs­days 7 pm to 9 pm; from Sep­tem­ber 17, 2015 (ref­er­ence text Troll I Ord)
Fees: Each 10 ses­sion course costs $125 plus course mate­ri­als if any. Pay by cheque at the first class.
Cur­ric­ula: Cur­rent text (Troll I Ord, down­load­able) cov­ers Begin­ner and Inter­me­di­ate courses and is used as a ref­er­ence in the Advanced course. Speak­ing and read­ing are empha­sized at first with writ­ten lan­guage added in Inter­me­di­ate and Advanced courses. Adjust­ments are made to suit stu­dents’ needs.
Instruc­tors: Our teach­ers are well qual­i­fied and excit­ing native Nor­we­gian speak­ers from the Oslo area. They add much inter­est­ing cul­tural infor­ma­tion to each class. You will enjoy your experience.

Children’s classes – FUN!
Note: Children’s classes will not be held this Sep­tem­ber unless an instruc­tor is found.

Bar­neskolen for chil­dren to age 3, 10 Sat­ur­days, 12:30 to 2 pm. Chil­dren play in with books, toys, and enjoy sim­ple games and songs in Nor­we­gian. Par­ents must accom­pany chil­dren and share super­vi­sion.
Children’s Play and Learn for ages 4 to 12, 10 Sat­ur­days, 12:30 to 2. Talk, sing, dance, do Scan­di­na­vian crafts and cook­ing, and per­form in Nor­we­gian with their friends. This ten week course runs Sat­ur­days from 12:30 to 2 start­ing Sep­tem­ber 19, 2015. Stu­dents may per­form at NHS events. Stu­dents will be grouped by age depend­ing on reg­is­tra­tion and instruc­tor avail­abil­ity.
Fees: $100 for a first child, $75 for a sec­ond child. Addi­tional chil­dren are free. Pay at the first class.

To reg­is­ter
Email Car­olyn with your name, address, phone num­ber, course wanted, and a com­ment about your Nor­we­gian lan­guage skill level. With your child’s reg­is­tra­tion, include age and any spe­cial require­ments such as food aller­gies. Expect a return con­fir­ma­tion. Reg­is­ter early as courses with insuf­fi­cient enrol­ment may be can­celled. Stu­dents who wish to reg­is­ter late are wel­come as the instruc­tors arrange much review in every course. Fees will be pro­rated for late reg­is­tra­tions.
To reg­is­ter or inquire: Car­olyn 778–228 2334, cthauber12@nullgmail.com or Thelma tnelson1@nullshaw.ca

Kaffestue
Nor­we­gian Con­ver­sa­tion Cof­fee Club on Sun­days start­ing Sep­tem­ber 6th at 2 pm. Stop by to share cof­fee, treats and top­ics. For infor­ma­tion or to con­firm dates, hol­i­days off, etc. con­tact Judith at judithanderson@nullshaw.ca 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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