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Why are Norwegians so good at speaking English? Posted by on Apr 6, 2011

I saw an article in Aftenposten this morning titled ´Nordmenn er verdens mestere i engelsk´(Norwegians are world masters in English), which I thought was quite ironic since I just posted about Språkrådet, the Norwegian Language Council, the main goal of which is to preserve the Norwegian language and not let English take it over.  Therefore…

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Språkrådet-the Norwegian Language Council Posted by on Apr 5, 2011

Since late in the 19th century, Norwegian language politics have been present, but it wasn´t until 2005 that the official Norwegian Språkråd as it exists today was established.  The goal of the Council is that Norwegian will be present in all sectors of society and will continue to do so forever.  Furthermore, English will not…

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