Norwegian for Expats

Teaching in small groups of 3 to 6 students will give you a personal
learning experience.

Course Description

Maximum 6 students per group. Benefit from our unique personal approach. Moving to Norway can be an intimidating and stressful experience! This course will provide the opportunity to learn a lot of practical information about living in Oslo. Rest assured, in this course you will get all the support you need to live and communicate with confidence. Let us help you get your feet on the ground. In this course you will learn essential phrases and specific local knowledge that will have you feeling confident fast as you will be able to use public transport, navigate the grocery store, and meet new friends!

Level A1

Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

Level A2

Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

  • Enrollment Dates
  • Practical Information
  • Course certificate
  • Public holidays

Practical Information

Number of students:From 3 to 6 students
Duration:8 weeks, 42 hours à 45 minutes
Days:Monday and Wednesday A0/ 01/ A2
Tuesday and Thursday B1+/ B2
Time:Morning classes from 10:00 to 12:15
Afternoon classes from 18:45 to 21:00
Course fee:kr 5950
Course material:Kr 850

Approved By: Kompetanse Norge

Language Power International is approved by Kompetanse Norge, an agency of the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research as provider of Norwegian training.

Upon course completion you will receive a course certificate which states the number of teaching hours completed and the level attained. This certificate is valid documentation of the Norwegian training in language and social studies required by UDI, and can be used for permanent residency and citizenship applications.


Public Holidays

Jan 1stNew Year’sMay 17Norwegian Constitution Day
Apr 14Palm SundayMay 30Ascension Day
Apr 18Maundy ThursdayJun 02Whit Monday
Apr 19Good FridayDec 24Christmas Eve
Apr 22Easter MondayDec 25Christmas Day
May 01Labour DayDec 26St Stephen's Day
Approved by MHS, School of Mission and Theology, for written Norwegian exams.