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4 Easy Ways to Become Posted by on Nov 29, 2013

You’ve already learnt how to say that you are something. Unlike English verbs (I am, you are, she is), the Norwegian ”action words” don’t care who’s doing the action (or who’s being!) So, it could hardly be any easier: jeg (I) er/var/har vært/hadde vært – or whoever or whatever is/was/has been/had been. However, just being…

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Cinema Season Posted by on Nov 24, 2013

November is usually a dark and cold month in many parts of Norway. Træerne (the trees) have lost their blader (leaves). Snøen (the snow) is coming, or isn’t quite there yet, so everyone is waiting for the riktig vinter [RIKtee VINter] (real winter) to begin in desember. Instead of catching a flu or a depression…

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