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.
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or Thelma email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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