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Pimsleur Norwegian Level 1 Lessons 1-5

Learn to Speak and Understand Norwegian with Pimsleur Language Programs
By: Pimsleur
Narrated by: Pimsleur
Series: Pimsleur Norwegian, Book 1
Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The Pimsleur® Method: the easiest, fastest way to learn a new language. Completely portable, easily downloadable, and lots of fun. You'll be speaking and understanding in no time flat! Each lesson in Norwegian Level 1 Lessons 1-5 provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. Each lesson contains practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension and on learning to speak Norwegian.

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Does what is says on the box (& the free sample).

Does what is says on the box (& the free sample). Listen, repeat, answer the questions and be honest with yourself. Sorted. You're in your way to a conversational grasp of the language.

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Actually works

A method of learning that actually works! I was a little sceptical at first as to if listening to an audio book would actually help me to learn Norwegian. Im glad to have my doubts proven wrong and my see my vocabulary slowly increase with practice!

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  • Tyler
  • 27-11-2015

All around grest product

easily the best language program I've done. great for word retention and overall thought process.

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  • The Homesteading Goddess
  • 17-04-2019

effective learning techniques

effective learning techniques used here, repetitive reinforcement. Easy enough for my 7 year old to understand and learn.

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  • Howard
  • 08-01-2012

Best course I have tried.

Would you listen to Norwegian Phase 1, Unit 01-05 again? Why?

Yes again and again....some of the words are hard to tell what first consenent they are using is since everything is auditory. So you will have to pick up a dictionary to double check

Any additional comments?

This course makes it really easy to feel confident with speaking the language.

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  • laura
  • 23-12-2012

Great start to speaking and listening Norwegian

An excellent learning tool which has over 2 hours of recordings to help learn Norwegian. The repetition after around 7 minutes for each word ensures that you learn how to pronounce and understand the word when listening. This is only the first 5 units - there are many more to help listening and speaking.

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  • Julie Mercedes Pettersen
  • 07-06-2019

hmm

my husband to-be would like to learn Norwegian. and as a Norwegian myself, I would not recommend this. Already in the intro it seems like the beginning of every paragraph is skipped, as if they clicked on the new voice file too soon. In the first lesson with "Excuse me" the voice file says and repeats "yll" which is the sound of the ending of the word "unnskyld". so the whole "Unnsk..." was missed. sadly misinformative and only one who knows the language would be able to tell.

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  • Viktoria
  • 31-03-2016

Very good course!

Even though I've learned Norwegian before, I found it very useful. It teaches you to speak rather than just memorize the words and then not know what to say when the time comes.

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  • Kevin
  • 29-04-2015

Great way to learn

Struggled previously to pick up the language. Provides an excellent introduction, and opens the gate for further learning full stop.