Synopses & Reviews
It's easy to teach yourself Norwegian
Complete Norwegian with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Norwegian, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Norwegian with confidence.
Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society. The accompanying audio CDs include audio exercises--performed by native speakers--that reinforce communicative skills.
Features: Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience Tests in the book to keep track of your progress
About the Author
Margaretha Danbolt Simons is Norwegian, but has lived in England for many years. She has been teaching at the University of Surrey for the last ten years. Her course, Norwegian ab initio, is part of the MA/Diploma in Translation Studies.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Pronunciation / 01 Hello! What is your name? / 02 I would like to go to Norway / 03 On the way to Norway / 04 Sightseeing in Oslo / 05 John goes to town / 06 Hello! / 07 Bentes family / 08 John is in a crash and ends up in hospital / 09 Bente gets a job and John goes to the chemists / 10 John and Bente go to parties / 11 Happy Christmas! Happy New Year! / 12 Dear Kari / 13 Easter in the mountains / 14 Seventeenth of May in Oslo / 15 Midsummer in the West Country / 16 What now? / Key to the exercises / Grammar appendix / Glossary of grammatical terms / Taking it further / Norwegian-English vocabulary / English-Norwegian vocabulary / Index