Where Can I Find Free Online Norwegian Classes?

Learn Norwegian with these free online resources from the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) and the Sons of Norway. Interested individuals can study word usage, the Norwegian alphabet, and other ways of communicating. Schools offering Communications degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

What You Need to Know

Norwegian classes are available for free through the following resources. Topics covered include words, phrases, and Norwegian culture and heritage. Students will need an Internet connection and a laptop or home computer, in addition to the appropriate software for listening to audio files.

British Broadcasting Company

Based in the United Kingdom, the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) is the largest broadcasting organization in the world. The BBC's Essential Phrases - Norwegian is a tutorial designed for people who have little or no knowledge of the language. You can access this free tutorial at your convenience.

How Does the Course Work?

The tutorial provides audio of Norwegian words and phrases that you can play one at a time or consecutively without pause. Written translations are provided in English and Norwegian. You can download the audio phrases to a device that plays MP3s and print out the written phrases.

What Does the Course Cover?

The lessons cover 12 common Norwegian words and phrases. You will learn to use Norwegian to greet people, ask for help, introduce yourself and ask for the location of a toilet.

Sons of Norway

Norwegian in Five Minutes a Month is a tutorial offered by the Sons of Norway, an organization dedicated to preserving Norwegian culture. You aren't required to be a Sons of Norway member to access written materials.

How Is the Course Structured?

The tutorial offers more than 30 lessons on topics ranging from the Norwegian alphabet to sailing with famous Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl. Each lesson includes a Norwegian pronunciation guide and English translation. Members of the Sons of Norway can access audio files of lessons.

What Will I Learn?

Lessons cover common words and phrases that Norwegians speak during a variety of activities, including baking, fishing, shopping, meeting people and making small talk. You'll also learn vocabulary related to Christmas, sports, various professions and other specific areas.

To continue researching, browse degree options below for course curriculum, prerequisites and financial aid information. Or, learn more about the subject by reading the related articles below:

  • 1. Degree Options:
The schools in the listing below are not free and may include sponsored content but are popular choices among our users. Tuition and costs will vary across programs and locations. Be sure to always request tuition information before starting a program.

Popular Schools

  • Southern New Hampshire University

    Southern New Hampshire University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Southern New Hampshire University:

    • Master
    • Bachelor Degrees

    Online Programs Available

  • Liberty University

    Liberty University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Liberty University:

    • Master

    Online Programs Available

  • Penn Foster High School

    Penn Foster High School responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Penn Foster High School:

    Online Programs Available

  • Walden University

    Walden University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Walden University:

    • Master

    Online Programs Available

  • Stanford University

    Campus Locations:

    • California: Stanford
  • Harvard University

    Campus Locations:

    • Massachusetts: Cambridge
  • University of Pennsylvania

    Campus Locations:

    • Pennsylvania: Philadelphia
  • Duke University

    Campus Locations:

    • North Carolina: Durham
  • University of Washington

    Campus Locations:

    • Washington: Seattle
  • St Olaf College

    Campus Locations:

    • Minnesota: Northfield