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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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How Hard Is Norwegian? Posted by on Sep 30, 2015

How hard is Norwegian actually? I’d say it depends a lot on your native language. If you’re an English-speaker – lucky you. Both languages come from the same Germanic roots, and there are loads of similarities, grammar-wise and vocabulary-wise: Vi liker egg! (We like eggs!) Naboen har små vinduer. (The neighbour has small windows.) Some…

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100 Most Common Written Words in Norwegian Posted by on Oct 31, 2013

Is it possible to learn Norwegian in 3 months? The popular ”alternative life-style guru” Tim Ferriss thinks so. Well, if you spent 3 months doing nothing but studying grammar and hanging out at Norwegian après-ski, then maybe… In my experience, though, a language is more like a tree that is gradually spreading its branches in…

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