Language & Literature Classes

Vil du laere norsk? We offer a range of Norwegian classes for beginner students all the way to advanced. Our more advanced classes read literature written by authors such as Astrid Lindberg, Erlend Loe, Per Petterson, Vidar Sundstølnd more. Sign up for a Norwegian literature class today!

Classes/Events

Mysteriet om Nils

Class/Event date:
Mon-Sep-10-2018 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Mon-Nov-12-2018 8:15 pm
Cut off date:
Mon-Sep-17-2018
Individual Price:
$165.00

MYSTERIET OM NILS

Genre: Mysteriet

Text: Mysteriet om Nils av Werner Skalla*

Mysteriet om Nils is a story of a grandmother, granddaughter, and a nisse named Nils. The version we are using is written på norsk for learners who already know Norwegian, but who are interested in developing their reading and listening skills as well as their understanding and application of vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. 

Mondays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

September 11th- November 12th

Instructor: Becca Ayala

*Texts can be purchased at Mindekirken the first night of class.  

 

En av oss: en fortelling om Norge

Class/Event date:
Mon-Sep-10-2018 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Mon-Nov-12-2018 8:15 pm
Cut off date:
Mon-Sep-17-2018
Individual Price:
$165.00

EN AV OSS: EN FORTELLING OM NORGE

Genre: Faglitteratur

Texts: En av oss: en fortelling om Norge av Åsne Seierstad*

            Norsk grammatikk arbeidsbok  av Kirsti MacDonald*

           Norsk grammatikk teoribok av Kirsti MacDonald (optional)*

En av oss: en fortelling om Norge tells the story of how the events of 22. juli 2011 impacted both individual lives and changed Norwegian society as a whole. The book is compelling and essential reading for anyone interested in Norway today. This class is conducted entirely in Norwegian. 

Mondays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

September 10th- November 12th

Instructor: Signe Ilstrup

*Texts can be purchased at Mindekirken on the first night of class.

Landet der tiden var borte

Class/Event date:
Mon-Sep-10-2018 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Mon-Nov-12-2018 8:15 pm
Cut off date:
Mon-Sep-17-2018
Individual Price:
$165.00

LANDET DER TIDEN VAR BORTE

Genre: Roman

Text: Landet der tiden var borte av Klaus Hagerup**

Landet der tiden var borte is a story of a young girl who does not want to grow up.  As we dig into this young adult novel, we will use Norwegian to discuss both characters and events. We will also spend time reviewing grammar and developing our conversational skills. We will also learn a Norwegian carol in preparation for jul.

Mondays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

September 10th- November 12th

Instructor: Christine Midelfort

*Texts can be purchased at Mindekirken the first night of class  

 

Berlinerpoplene

Class/Event date:
Tue-Sep-11-2018 1:30 pm
Event End Date:
Tue-Nov-20-2018 3:30 pm
Cut off date:
Tue-Sep-18-2018
Individual Price:
$165.00

BERLINERPOPLENE

Genre: Roman

Text: Berlinerpoplene av Anne B. Ragde*

Join us as we read the first novel in a trilogy about the Neshov family and explore the themes of family and discovering one's roots. Explicit grammar review and instruction related to the use of expressions in everyday language and situations will also be included.

Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

September 11th- November 20th

No class on November 6th

Instructor: Christine Midelfort

*Text can be purchased at Mindekirken on the first day of class. 

 

 

Eremittkrepsene

Class/Event date:
Tue-Sep-11-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date:
Tue-Nov-20-2018 11:00 am
Cut off date:
Tue-Sep-18-2018
Individual Price:
$165.00

EREMITTKREPSENE

Genre: Roman

Text: Eremittkrepsene av Anne B. Ragde*

Join us as we read the second novel in a trilogy about the Neshov family and explore the themes of inheritance, secrets, and family relations.  We will discuss the characters and issues that arise--på norsk! Grammar review and pronunciation practice will also be included.

Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

September 11th- November 20th

Instructor: Christine Midelfort

*Text can be purchased at Mindekirken on the first day of class

 

 

 

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