Today we’re going to talk about homonyms – words with identical spelling and pronunciation but with totally different meanings… If you’re already well underway learning Norwegian and feel ready for a little challenge – Read on! Prepare to be confused and amused! This article is in lettnorsk. You will be able to understand all the…
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– Ever catch yourself thinking aloud? “Hmmm…Let’s see…” Exactly, just like that! Once you begin to master a new language, you’ll find that both what you think and what you say become part of it. In today’s article we will take a look at the words and phrases that Tor and other Norwegians use as a…
Tor is at the beach, and given the circumstances, he appreciates having the right words to describe both the weather and his opinion about it! In my last blog post I went through the main pattern and exceptions for adjectives in indefinite form in Norwegian You know, phrases like, en fin bil (a nice…
This webinar is already done. You can watch the recording here. Watch recorded webinar I dette webinaret skal Pia Lorentzen Skjennum gå gjennom viktige strategier for å lære nye ord på norsk, og ikke minst uttale og melodi. På fagspråket heter dette prosodi. Prosodi omfatter tre ulike emner: trykk tone lengde Webinaret er åpent…
This webinar is already done. You can watch the recording here. Watch recorded webinar I dette webinaret skal Pia Lorentzen Skjennum gå gjennom viktige strategier for å lære nye ord på norsk, og ikke minst uttale og melodi. På fagspråket heter dette prosodi. Prosodi omfatter tre ulike emner: trykk tone lengde
Tor is investigating the basic building blocks of Norwegian grammar. It’s VERY useful to know what they are! To some of you this stuff can seem a bit dry. But read on – important clues are hiding here … Think you know all the answers already? – I bet you you don’t ! The…
Let’s talk adjectives! I’ve been teaching Norwegian for several years now and I never get tired of teaching my students how to decline adjectives correctly. The reason I love sharing Norwegian adjective rules with students is because we actually do have rules and if you understand them – you will never make another adjective…
Tor is in the wood shop this week. From there he will demonstrate some very simple principles of grammatical analysis. – Do try this at home! Ordklasser and Setningsledd - What’s the difference? It may be decades since you last thought about conjugating irregular verbs or memorizing the correct gender of a noun.…
– Already mastered the basics of sentence cooking? Check back for more “complex flavors” in later blogs. Norskbloggen will take you all the way to your first Michelin star ! Cooking up a sentence in Norwegian is pretty easy if you follow these simple recipes When I go traveling to different countries, what…
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Are you struggling with pronouncing R? Well, not after doing these exercises every day for a month I often have students who find it really hard to roll their R’s at the front of their mouth, especially when the R comes before a vowel. Here are two tips to help you get better…
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