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Tor is in the hospital (sykehus) with a broken leg. He went skiing at Easter and had an accident. Tor is an “ulykkesfugl”. This article is about the S’s and the E’s that you often find in the middle of such composite words. S’s and E’s are like “word glue” sticking two words together to…
Many people find it difficult to distinguish between the “sj”, “tj” and “kj” sounds in Norwegian. Some people can’t even hear the difference! But don’t worry, after you read this article things will be much clearer, and much easier! When I was little, we thought it was as really childish to say “sj” when…
Norwegians are neither known for being particularly polite or particularly rude. But it often puzzles newcomers that we never say “please”… or do we? In this blog article you’ll learn how to politely and respectfully ask for something in Norwegian. Without saying please… Because the Norwegian language quite simply doesn’t have a one word…
“Hva heter du?” – “Jeg heter…” In this article you will learn how to extract information in the style of “Torlock Holmes”! There is more to questions than chatting someone up. Information can be gleaned, mysteries can be solved. Or perhaps you just want a simple Yes or No answer? One of the first…
– Recognize this picture? During the winter season this image is what every Norwegian expects to see when they open the sports pages of the newspaper or turn on the TV for the ski races… Taking a bronze medal in the World Championship is incredibly GOOD, getting silver is BETTER, but securing the gold is…
If Norwegians are bad at saying “please”, we are pretty good at saying “thank you”. We thank people for virtually everything. But we don’t like to SAY “Thank you for Everything”! You’ll see why as Tor takes you through the Do’s and Don’ts of Thanking People in Norwegian. Right off the bat, let us…
Depending on where you grew up, you will think differently about things that happened in the past. That is because each language has its own way of dealing with past events. Read on and let Tor explain… In this article Tor will take a different look at the two most important ways to express…
Norskprøven is the official Norwegian language test. The test consists of a written and an oral part. For more detailed information on what Norskprøven looks and feels like, and for upcoming test dates, read the official information from Kompetanse Norge. Norskprøven Do I have to be fluent in order to take Norskprøven? Of course…
Here is a gratis norskkurs (free online class) on verbs and tenses in the Norwegian language again. Present Perfect Tense is the topic this time. Here is just a taste of what you will learn: 1. Hva er presens perfektum? 2. Når kan jeg bruke presens perfektum? 3. Vi øver sammen! The…
Let me explain the difference between “hennes” and “sin” in Norwegian. It is an all-important distinction, as you will see from my screencast. Below is the transcription of the screencast: Hi! Today we’re going to talk about the difference between ‘sin’ and ‘hennes’. My slides are in Norwegian but I’ll try to explain…
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