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Y U always mix up Norwegian vowels Posted by on Jun 20, 2016

Unless you’re a Norwegian (or a Swede), you’ll probably find the language a bit difficult to pronouce. I think Norwegian (and Swedish) dialects are a sonical challenge mainly because – they’ve got 2 different word melodies – think Chinese – the vowels are not what you’d expect – many dialects have tricky consonant combos (often involving the…

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A Norwegian bird’s tale Posted by on Jun 10, 2016

How do you learn norsk when you’re not surrounded by the language? Well, surprise, bøker (books) can be excellent teachers! 🙂 Read a bit of Norwegian every day, and slowly the language will be taking over your brain… Mohaha! :-] The problem, of course, is finding texts that fit your level. Most books are either too long&difficult – or too easy&boring……

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