21st of May
17:00 - 19:15
For each session, you will receive a controversial article or "hot topic" which can be discussed further with friends or co-workers outside of these sessions. Working with current events will also improve knowledge of Norwegian society. You will receive the session subjects beforehand so that you may also prepare vocabulary before joining the discussions.
You need to be on level B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
You can complete this level as a whole (8 weeks) or in two parts (2 x 4 weeks). Sessions are held twice per week, either on Monday/Wednesday OR on Tuesday/Thursday. Each session consists of 2 lesson hours. Each lesson hour lasts 45 minutes.
Materials are included in the price of the course and are prepared for lessons by the teacher. The subjects discussed in Conversation B1-B2 include
Pop culture around the world
Education system in Norway
Immigration and cultural differences
Folk stories and fairy tales from Norway and beyond
Healthcare system in Norway
Family relationships and mile markers
Politics and democracy
At the end of the course, if you completed 80% or more of the sessions and paid the course fee, you will receive an official digital course certificate.
Sessions that per schedule would fall on a Norwegian public holiday, will take place on Fridays. Check specific course schedule for details.
Alfa TIP: You can take Grammar I and II after successfully completing this course.