Learn Norwegian in Norway
Thinking about learning Norwegian? View our guide which includes information on top rated online and classroom courses, recommended language schools abroad and top tips and advice for the best way to learn Norwegian.
Norweigan Language Courses
Information About the Norwegian Language
Norwegian is spoken by around 5 million people in Norway and historically is one of the North Germanic languages along with Danish, Icelandic and Swedish. There are so many great reasons why you might want to learn Norwegian, possibly you are interested in the culture, you have family/friends who are native speakers, you are keen to go and work in Norway or you like the idea of going to study abroad in Norway. There are short and long term courses available in Norway perfect if you planning a short break or possibly a longer gap year in Norway.
Popular Places to Learn
- Classes can also be booked in other worldwide locations
Best Places to Book a Language Course in Norway
There are language schools located throughout Norway, the larger towns and cities are generally the best places to study:
- Bergen, Hordaland
- Stavanger, Rogaland
- Drammen, Buskerud
- Fredrikstad, Østfold
- Kristiansand, Vest-Agder
- Sandnes, Rogaland
Online Norwegian Courses
One of the cheapest and most flexible ways to learn Norwegian is to buy an online course.
Top 10 Tips for Beginners Learning Norwegian
- Use every free moment to study
- Be patient and don't give up - you won't become flent overnight
- Practise practise practise
- Make friends with a native speaker
- Book a language course
- Visit the country to interact with locals
- Listen to music or watch television/films with subtitles
- Download podcasts
- Watch videos and tutorials on YouTube
- Try to learn a new word or phrase every day
How to Learn Norwegian for Free
There are lots of websites which offer free Norwegian lessons and language tips, we highly recommend checking Youtube. Although these are not as structured or as indepth as a paid online or classroom course you will get to improve steadily. You could also do a language exchange - find someone who speaks Norwegian and who might be interested in learning English or a different language.
Learn Norwegian Abroad
You can also study Norwegian outside of Norway, there are more than 140 institutions around the world offering courses.
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