A2 Norwegian course - Elementary level

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The A2 course will give you a stronger vocabulary and a better understanding of the language. You will continue to work on grammar and technical aspects of the language as well as learning how to combine more words to form better sentences and a colloquial language.

CEFR Level: A2 Elementary level
Course venue: Online & home
Course fee: From NOK 2,490 per month

WELCOME TO A UNIQUE LEARNING EXPERIENCE! Lingu’s Norwegian language courses are designed for adults who want to learn to speak and understand the Norwegian language and who need more flexibility...


Lingu’s Norwegian language courses are designed for adults who want to learn to speak and understand the Norwegian language and who need more flexibility in their training.

The courses follow your individual pace for maximum flexibility and results. Studying at an individual pace means that the course will be tailored to your personal needs and goals!

Subscribe now and you’ll get access to ALL classes and lessons at the elementary level!


Learning objectives for A2

You are starting to cope with social situations and you can use simple everyday language and knows how to handle short social interactions. You know how to ask and answer questions about work, hobbies, and other recreational activities. In short you will start to function better out and about in everyday life.

This course guides you further in your ability to converse in Norwegian, provides you with an understanding of elementary grammar, and helps you develop learning strategies for acquiring new skills independently.


Main learning objectives

  • Speak and write about personal matters and general topics such as family, housing and personal finance
  • Describe yourself and your surroundings, your education and your work.
  • Express desires, emotions and commitment
  • Handle situations related health, illness and disease
  • Reading simple texts and personal letters.
  • Write about simple personal experiences and everyday events
  • Use basic grammatical structures appropriately in the above functions.


Course duration

The expected duration is 2 months.. However, each member will follow his or her own individual learning plan.



Accredited language course provider

Lingu is accredited by Kompetanse Norge (formerly Vox). You will get a course certificate, which is valid for permanent residence and citizenship applications in Norway. You can be accredited for a maximum of 12 hours per week* for all learning activities combined during the Simply Online Course, and you will be able to collect unlimited time if you are a student of the Fast-Track Programme. .

*limits may vary depending on the type of the course


The classes

As a member of Lingu’s A2 course, you can study whenever it suits you. You have access to all classes at this level and you can attend as many as you want!

The Fast-Track Online lessons are held online twice weekly, and the Simply Online lessons are available from any smartphone, tablet, or laptop.

See the schedule (link at the top of the page) for more information about class time and topic.



This course is a subscription course, which means you will set up a monthly payment agreement, and your card will automatically be charged for your access until you unsubscribe. You can easily cancel your subscription any time from your member page.

When you have completed the level, you can upgrade to the next level with a simple click.


Course materials

Simply Online: No course materials or books are strictly required in order to attend our courses.

Fast-track Online:  course participants will need to use the following books. You can order the books online, or you can buy them when you arrive at our language center.

  • Norsk på 1-2-3 (order online here)


Online resources

Lingus online course 

Lingus online lessons comprehensive self-study platform that covers all aspects of the Norwegian language. 

A2 level test

You will get access to a level test for A2 at the end of your course. If you complete the test with a sufficient score, you can upgrade to the next level.




There's no binding. You can unsubscribe at any time!

Frequently asked questions

The Fast-track Online course is a more structured and more intensive version of our regular Simply Online course. 

The Fast-track Online course includes full access to our regular, Simply Online course and in addition, offers you twice-weekly scheduled live classes with a teacher in a small group. During these classes, you follow a textbook-based programme, and you get a real classroom feel, just as if you were attending lessons at Lingu school in person.  

You will see all the classroom members online with you, you will work together and communicate just like at school, will receive personal feedback from a teacher.

This course is great for you if you like the flexibility of learning, but you also work better with personal feedback direct navigation, and regularly scheduled group tasks and conversations. 

By joining a Fast-Track course you will receive full access to our regular Simply Online plan, and additionally, you will get:

Our Fast-Track course includes:

  • Access to regular twice-weekly Fast-track Online classes (choice between morning or evening) with the same teacher and the same small groups of students, working following a book and providing a classroom feel and regular personal feedback (these classes are only a part of our Fast-Track Online course and not the Simply Online course)

  • Access to flexibly scheduled online live interactive classes, which you can join whenever it suits you (which are a part of the Simply Online course)

  • Access to self-study material available around the clock (which is a part of the Simply Online course). 

Our Fast-Track course is:

  • A hybrid course with a structured approach, allowing you to study regularly during Fast -Track Online classes and learning the rest flexibly, whenever it suits you best with the Simply Online flexible classes and available 24/7 self-study materials. 

  • A course with regular lesson times (twice-weekly) and a course programme with one dedicated teacher and personal feedback, and additional flexible live classes to join whenever you wish.

  • Small groups with the same students (groups of maximum 16)

  • Staying on track by following a course book and receiving individual feedback on your progress from your teacher.

During  A1 and A2 levels you will be learning from:

During Band B2 levels you will not need any books, as all the material is available online.

During C1 level you will be learning from  Håndbok i gramatikk og språkbruk norsk for innvandrere 

*For all our Norwegian courses we also recommend Exploring Norwegian Grammar as a useful reference grammar in English.

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Course fee:

NOK 2,490 per month

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