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Books for Learning Norwegian (Bokml)

Note: Prices were correct in May 2013 but may have changed since. There are many books, cassettes and CDs; some can be borrowed from Birmingham Central Library. This list includes recommended books and others you may come across, with comments; it is not exhaustive. You can buy the Brasshouse Language Centre's recommended course books at Reception or via the links given. Other books (and CDs) are worth buying as supplementary material and for extra reading and listening practice. Buy books published in the UK/USA online at <http://www.amazon.co.uk>. Books published in Norway are available at Norli bookshop in Oslo with branches in other cities <http://www.norli.no>. but they may be cheaper (even with the extra postage) from <http://www.bokkilden.no/SamboWeb/superSokLinkTil.do>; searching by ISBN number or title and author is quickest, or use key words like norsk, grammatikk, rettskriving, andresprk and innvandrere. Click on 'Din side' to register your customer details and start placing your order. The exchange rate has been very poor in 2013, so it's best to monitor the standard rate (not tourist rate) at your bank's web site over a period of a few weeks and order on a day when the rate is more favourable. Delivery to the UK is NOK 200 per order. NB: Some of the URLs for web sites given in this document are longer than one line. You may have to edit out carriage-returns or copy and paste the separate lines into your browser's address field. Feedback please: If you own or come across other course books or ones that supplement them (like the grammar reference books), then please send details and also your comments to John via 'Kontakt oss' on the web site at <http://www.norsk.org.uk>.

Bokml-based course books:


P vei http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/searchresult.action?projectId=7030&query=_&richList=true&otherFacets= BLC recommended Entry level/stage 2 and Level 1/stage 1 courses. Authors: Elisabeth Ellingsen, Kirsti Mac Donald Published: 2nd edition, 2004 Publisher: Cappelen Damm A/S Paperback Tekstbok: ISBN: 9788202231392 No. of pages: 184 Dimensions: 22.5 x 20.8 x 1.1 cm Price: kr410,- (38 from BLC Reception) Arbeidsbok with CD: ISBN: 9788202236656 No. of pages: 216 Dimensions: 29.7 x 21.0 x 1.4 cm Price: kr445,- (39.60 from BLC Reception) Norsk-English wordlist: ISBN: 9788202239527 No. of pages: 118 Dimensions: 21.0 x 14.8 cm Price: kr125,- (not available from BLC Reception) Teacher's book and CD also available. Website with additional exercises: http://pavei.cappelendamm.no/ Stein p stein http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/norsk_som_andresprak/searc h-result.action?projectId=1962&richList=true BLC recommended Level 1/stage 2 and Level 2/stage 1 courses. Authors: Elisabeth Ellingsen, Kirsti Mac Donald Published: 3rd edition, 2005 Publisher: Cappelen Damm A/S http://www.norsk.org.uk -1rev 17/05/13

Paperback Tekstbok: ISBN: 9788202242619 No. of pages: 156 Dimensions: 22.4 x 21.0 x 1.0 cm Price: kr410,- (32 from BLC Reception) Arbeidsbok with CD: ISBN: 9788202242626 No. of pages: 168 Dimensions: 29.7 x 21.2 x 1.0 cm Price: kr410,- (20.50 from BLC Reception) Norsk-English wordlist: ISBN: 9788202249540 No. of pages: 86 Dimensions: 21.0 x 14.8 cm Price: kr125,- (not available from BLC Reception) Teacher's book and CD also available. Website with additional exercises: http://steinpastein.cappelendamm.no/ Her p berget http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/norsk_som_andresprak/searc h-result.action?projectId=7045&richList=true Level: BLC recommended Level 2/stage 2 course. Authors: Elisabeth Ellingsen, Kirsti Mac Donald Published: 4th edition, 2008 Publisher: Cappelen Damm A/S Paperback Tekstbok: ISBN: 9788202261542 No. of pages: 154 Price: kr420,- (not available from BLC Reception) Arbeidsbok: ISBN: 9788202279202 No. of pages: 176 Price: kr330,- (not available from BLC Reception) Student CD: ISBN: 9788202288563 Price: kr150,- (not available from BLC Reception) Website with additional exercises: http://herpaberget.cappelendamm.no/ Med tusen ord http://www.fagbokforlaget.no/medtusenord BLC supplementary coursebook: Level 1/stage 1 and Level 1/stage 2 courses. Author: Olaug Strand Published: 2009 Publisher: Fagbokforlaget Paperback Tekst- og arbeidsbok: ISBN: 9788211008688 No. of pages: 277 Dimensions: ?? cm Price: kr 359,- (not available from BLC Reception) Tektbook and workbook in one volume. Builds vocabulary progressively with spoken emphasis, comprehensive grammar summary and word list. Lyttevinger CD (listening exercises): ISBN: 9788211012838 Running time: 4 hr 9 min Price: kr 359,- (not available from BLC Reception) Elevhefte med lyttevinger (booklet with listening exercises, answers, aural tests): ISBN: 9788211008695 No. of pages: 126 Price: kr 275,- (not available from BLC Reception) Website with additional exercises for Windows and Mac OS X and online text/workbook: http://mto.portfolio.no/? http://www.norsk.org.uk -2rev 17/05/13

Drene pnes: norsk for voksne innvandrere http://fagbokforlaget.no/?fritekst=d%F8rene+%E5pnes&selection=tittel Beginner level Authors: Elisabeth Borgen; Erling Kleiveland; Gerd Manne; m.fl. Paperback Publisher: Fag og kultur Published: 2nd edition, 2004 Antologi 1 No. of pages: 198 ISBN: 9788211006226 Price: kr355,Studiehefte 1: Exercises on written and oral texts in the anthology No. of pages: 155 ISBN: 9788211006240 Price: kr235,CD 1: Texts from Antologi 1. ISBN: 9788211006271 Price: kr356,Antologi 2 No. of pages: 184 ISBN: 9788211006233 Price: kr355,Studiehefte 2: Exercises on written and oral texts in the anthology No. of pages: 157 ISBN: 9788211006257 Price: kr235,CD 2: Texts from Antologi 2. ISBN: 9788211006776 Price: kr356,CD-ROM (Windows) ISBN: 9788211006417 Speaking practice, oral comprehension, written exercises, grammar Price: kr481,Teacher book also available. Ganske enkelt norsk: for voksne innvandrere http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/searchresult.action?query=Ganske+enkelt+norsk Beginner course with simple words and expressions. Authors: Vigdis Alver; Karen Margrete Dregelid Paperback Publisher: Cappelen Tekstbok 1 No. of pages: 111 Published: 2003 ISBN: 9788202219079 Price: kr250,Arbeidsbok 1 No. of pages: 151 Published: 2003 ISBN: 9788202219086 Price: kr230,Alfabetboka 1 No. of pages: 106 Published: 2003 ISBN: 9788202219093 http://www.norsk.org.uk -3rev 17/05/13

Norwegian alphabet and pronunciation with exercises. Price: kr230,CD 1: Texts from tekstbok Published: 2003 ISBN: 9788202231361 Price: kr190,Tekstbok 2 No. of pages: 154 Published: 2005 ISBN: 9788202242053 Price: kr285,Arbeidsbok 2 No. of pages: 184 Published: 2005 ISBN: 9788202242572 Price: kr270,CD 2: Texts from tekstbok Published: 2005 ISBN: 9788202242596 Price: kr190,Teacher books and CDs also available. Godt sagt : lreverk i norsk for voksne innvandrere http://fagbokforlaget.no/?fritekst=godt+sagt&selection=tittel Beginner course. Authors: Ellen Hanssen, Lise Gummesen Paperback Publisher: Fag og kultur Bildeordbok 1 No. of pages: 124 sider | Published: 2nd edition, 2011 ISBN: 9788211013668 Price: kr345, Bildekort 1 Published: 2000 ISBN: 9788211004895 Picture cards. Price: kr586,Les og skriv : tekstbok 1 Published: 2004 ISBN: 9788211006424 Reading texts and grammar based on themes in bildeordbok Price: kr345,Les og skriv : arbeidsbok 1 No. of pages: 60 Published: 2004 ISBN: 9788211006448 Price: kr215,Les og skriv : arbeidsbok 2 Published: 2005 ISBN: 9788211006455 Price: kr215,Les og skriv : ordliste norsk-engelsk No. of pages: 97 Published: 2008 ISBN: 9788211008480 http://www.norsk.org.uk -4rev 17/05/13

Price: kr125,Bildeordbok 2 No. of pages: 112 Published: 2002 ISBN: 9788211004918 Price: kr345,Temahefte 1-5 Published: 2002 ISBN: 9788211005878 Five reading booklets Price: kr535, Arbeidsbok 2 No. of pages: 102 Published: 2002 ISBN: 9788211005489 Price: kr225,Teacher books and CD also available. Her bor vi: norsk og samfunnskunnskap for voksne innvandrere http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/searchresult.action?query=her+bor+vi Beginner course Authors: Ingebjrg Dolve, Elisabeth Ellingsen, Janne Grnningen Publisher: Cappelen Damm Published: 2009 Paperback Tekst- og aktivitetsbok 1 for niv A1 No. of pages: 210 ISBN: 9788202283322 Price: kr390,CD 1, ISBN: 9788202293970 Price: kr150,Tekst- og aktivitetsbok 2 for niv A2 No. of pages: 228 ISBN: 9788202293956 Price: kr390,CD 2, ISBN: 9788202293987 Price: kr150,Norsk-engelsk ordliste No. of pages: 42 ISBN: 9788202315160 Price: kr110,Teacher CDs also available. I trafikken : introduksjon til norsk trafikk for voksne innvandrere http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/productdetail.action?id=159479&query=i+trafikken&richList=true Authors: Odd Grnbeck, Perly Folstad Norberg, Arne Rogstad Paperback Publisher: Cappelen No. of pages: 180 Published: 2012 ISBN: 9788202367480 Price: kr270,Explanation of traffic regulations

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Klar for Norge: norsk med samfunnskunnskap for voksne innvandrere http://fagbokforlaget.no/?fritekst=klar+for+norge+jahren&selection=fritekst Beginner course. Publisher: Fag og kultur Paperback Tekstbok 1 Authors: Aud Jahren, Helga Solstad, Eva Hgberg No. of pages: 172 Published: 1999 ISBN: 9788211004215 Price: kr235,Arbeidsbok 1 Authors: Aud Jahren, Helga Solstad, Eva Hgberg No. of pages: 124 Published: 1999 ISBN: 9788211004222 Price: kr165,Ordliste 1 norsk-engelsk-vietnamesisk-fransk No. of pages: 89 Published: 2000 ISBN: 9788211004628 Price: kr125,Teacher book 1 and CD-ROM also available Tekstbok 2 Authors: Aud Jahren, Helga Solstad, Eva Hgberg No. of pages: 124 Published: 2000 ISBN: 9788211004246 Price: kr235,Arbeidsbok 2 Authors: Aud Jahren, Helga Solstad, Eva Hgberg No. of pages: 140 Published: 2000 ISBN: 9788211004253 Price: kr165,Ordliste 2 norsk-engelsk-vietnamesisk-fransk No. of pages: 89 Published: 2000 ISBN: 9788211004635 Price: kr125,Teacher book 2 and CD-ROM also available. Tekstbok 3 Authors: Mette Horn Elieson, Eva Hgberg, Elsa Rinholm Wulff No. of pages: 153 Published: 1999 ISBN: 9788211004277 Price: kr235,Arbeidsbok 3 Authors: Mette Horn Elieson, Eva Hgberg, Elsa Rinholm Wulff No. of pages: 144 Published: 1999 ISBN: 9788211004284 Price: kr165,Teacher book 3 and CD-ROM also available. Tekstbok 4 Authors: Mette Horn Elieson, Eva Hgberg, Elsa Rinholm Wulff http://www.norsk.org.uk -6rev 17/05/13

No. of pages: 134 Published: 2000 ISBN: 9788211004307 Price: kr235,Arbeidsbok 4 Authors: Mette Horn Elieson, Eva Hgberg, Elsa Rinholm Wulff No. of pages: 100 Published: 2000 ISBN: 9788211004314 Price: kr165,Teacher book 4and CD-ROM also available. Texts and exercises for higher level Bergenstesten http://fagbokforlaget.no/?fritekst=andrespr%E5k+p%E5+h%F8yere+niv%E5&selection=frit ekst Paperback Publisher: Fag og kultur Kropp og sjel : norsk som andresprk p hyere niv Authors: Anne Margrethe Wessel, Tor Einar Sther No. of pages: 96 Published: 2003 ISBN: 9788211005793 Price: kr205,Liv og levnet : norsk som andresprk p hyere niv Authors: Anne Margrethe Wessel, Tor Einar Sther No. of pages: 96 Published: 2003 ISBN: 9788211005809 Price: kr205,Det lille ekstra : norsk som andresprk p hyere niv Authors: Hilde Havgar; Gro Knive No. of pages: 91 Published: 2003 ISBN: 9788211006028 Guide to writing well in Norwegian Price: kr205,Munn og mle : norsk som andresprk p hyere niv Authors: Anne Margrethe Wessel, Tor Einar Sther No. of pages: 92 Published: 2004 ISBN: 9788211005816 Price: kr205,Sm og store : norsk som andresprk p hyere niv Authors: Anne Margrethe Wessel, Tor Einar Sther No. of pages: 119 Published: 2008 ISBN: 9788211005823 Price: kr205,-

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Mt Amina : norsk og samfunnskunnskap for voksne innvandrere http://fagbokforlaget.no/?fritekst=m%F8t+amina&selection=tittel Author: Liv Lindeman Publisher: Fag og kultur Paperback Nytt liv i Norge No. of pages: 160 Published: 2007 ISBN: 9788211008251 Reading texts and exercises Price: kr295,P egne ben No. of pages: 164 Published: 2008 ISBN: 9788211008268 Reading texts and exercises Price: kr295,Arbeidsbok No. of pages: 160 Published: 2009 ISBN: 9788211009456 Further exercises in reading comprehension, sentence structure and simple grammar. Price: kr195,Norsk n! : norsk og samfunnskunnskap for voksne innvandrere http://fagbokforlaget.no/?fritekst=fjeld+norsk+n%E5&selection=fritekst Beginner course. Authors: Glin Kaurin Nilsen, Jorunn Fjeld Publisher: Fagbokforlag Published: 2009 Paperback Tekstbok No. of pages: 285 ISBN: 9788211008619 Price: kr379,Arbeidsbok 1 - niv A No. of pages: 141 ISBN: 9788211008626 Price: kr205,Arbeidsbok 2 - niv A2 No. of pages: 127 ISBN: 9788211008633 Price: kr205,Ordliste norsk-engelsk No. of pages: 147 ISBN: 9788211012609 Price: kr125,CD ISBN: 9788211008824 Price: kr379,Teacher book and CD also available

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Ny i Norge http://www.fagbokforlaget.no/?verk=Ny%20i%20Norge The best selling coursebooks in Norway for beginners of Norwegian. Authors: Gerd Manne, Glin Kaurin Nilsen Paperback Published: 5th edition, 2013 Publisher: Forlaget Fag og Kultur a.s. Tekstbok: ISBN 978-82-11-01495-5 No. of pages: 295 Price: kr379, 3rd edition (1995) and cassettes in Brasshouse Learning Centre Library. Arbeidsbok: ISBN 978-82-11-01504-4 No. of pages: 208 Price: kr299, Ordliste norsk-engelsk: ISBN 978-82-11-01901-1 No. of pages: 154 Price: kr125, Lydbok: CD with lesson texts 12 - 27: ISBN 978-82-11-01518-1 Price: kr299,Lesehefter: 6 paperback booklets with additional reading material Published: 2004 Prices: kr105, each for booklets 1 3; kr125, each for booklets 4 - 6 Lesehefte 1 Ankomst Norge: ISBN 978-82-11-00667-7 Lesehefte 2 - Et hus p landet: ISBN 978-82-11-00668-4 Lesehefte 3 Arven etter Eilert: ISBN 978-82-11-00669-1 Lesehefte 4 - En sommer i Paris: ISBN 978-82-11-00670-7 Lesehefte 5 - Dden ved Nordvann: ISBN 978-82-11-00671-4 Lesehefte 6 - Tilbake til Riga ISBN 978-82-11-00672-1 Lesehefte 1-3: ISBN 978-82-11-00673-8, Price: kr235, Lesehefte 4-6: ISBN 978-82-11-00675-2, Price: kr295,- Teacher's book also available. Website resource in preparation. Author: Glin Kaurin Nilsen Paperback Publisher: Forlaget Fag og Kultur a.s. Tekstbok: ISBN 978-82-11-00706-3 No. of pages: 240 Published 2005 Price: kr379, Arbeidsbok: ISBN 978-82-11-00708-7 No. of pages: 157 Published 2005 Price: kr345, Ordliste norsk engelsk: ISBN 978-82-11-00808-4 Published: 2005 Price: kr125, vinger i lytteforstelse (bok): ISBN 978-82-11-00827-5 No. of pages: 88 Published 2006 Price: kr345, Teacher's book also available.

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N begynner vi! http://www.akademikaforlag.no/sok/results/n%20begynner%20vi Level 1/stages 1, 2 Author: Cecilie Lnn Paperback Publisher: Tapir akademisk forlag Grunnbok: ISBN: 9788251927420 No. of pages: 292 Published: 1st edition, 2011 Price: kr370,- (kr322,- from bokkilden.no) Arbeidsbok: ISBN: 9788251927437 No. of pages: 350 Published: 1st edition, 2011 Price: kr350,- (kr305,- from bokkilden.no) Website with additional exercises: http://www.norskfordeg.no Opp og fram! http://www.akademikaforlag.no/sok/results/opp%20og%20fram Level 2/stage 1 Author: Cecilie Lnn Paperback Publisher: Tapir akademisk forlag Grunnbok: ISBN: 9788251928977 No. of pages: 264 Published: 1st edition, 2012 Price: kr320,- (kr280,- from bokkilden.no) Arbeidsbok: ISBN: 9788251928684 No. of pages: 284 Published: 1st edition, 2012 Price: kr320,- (kr280,- from bokkilden.no) Website with additional exercises: http://www.norskfordeg.no Det gr bra! http://www.akademikaforlag.no/sok/results/det%20gar%20bra Level 2/stage 2 Author: Cecilie Lnn Paperback Publisher: Tapir akademisk forlag Grunnbok: ISBN: 9788251927932 No. of pages: 179 Published: 2nd edition, 2011 Price: kr300,- (kr261,- from bokkilden.no) Arbeidsbok: ISBN: 9788251927949 No. of pages: 248 Published: 1st edition, 2011 Price: kr270,- (kr235,- from bokkilden.no) Website with additional exercises: http://www.norskfordeg.no Praktisk norsk http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/productdetail.action?id=128624 Author: Kirsti Mac Donald Paperback Publisher: Cappelen Praktisk norsk 1 : vingsbok i norsk for voksne innvandrere No. of pages: 152 Published: 3rd edition, 2013 http://www.norsk.org.uk - 10 rev 17/05/13

ISBN 9788202403249 Price: kr280,Relatively simple language exercises with short sentences and limited vocabulary. Net resources: http://praktisknorsk.cappelendamm.no/ Praktisk norsk 2 : vingsbok i grammatikk for voksne innvandrere http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/productdetail.action?id=128559 No. of pages: 160 Published: 2008 ISBN: 9788202284060 Price: kr305,Grammar exercises with simple rules and explanations. Net resources: http://praktisknorsk.cappelendamm.no/ Skriv p norsk : norsk for voksne innvandrere http://fagbokforlaget.no/?isbn=9788211006653 Author: Kirsten Wandahl Publisher: Fag og kultur Paperback No. of pages: 94 Published: 2004 ISBN: 9788211006653 Price: kr 199,Guide to improving written Norwegian; beginner level. Spoken Norwegian for beginners : norsk som andresprk : undervisningsopplegg i uttale http://www.abstrakt.no/index.php/product/view/4/1200 Publisher: Abstrakt Published: 2008 Paperback Hrte jeg riktig?, bok 1 Author: Marit Helene Klve No. of pages: 137 ISBN: 9788279352556 Price: kr215,Phonemes and letters for beginners Flyt og rytme, bok 2 Author: Olaf Husby No. of pages: 173 ISBN: 9788279352563 Price: kr255,Stress in words and sentences for beginners Flytende norsk, bok 3 Authors: Olaf Husby;,Marit Helene Klve No. of pages: 143 ISBN: 9788279352570 Price: kr215,Builds on short expressions and dialogue for beginners. P egne bein : norsk som andresprk : undervisningsopplegg i uttale, bok 4 Author: Olaf Husby No. of pages: 79 ISBN: 9788279352587 Price: kr165,Oral exercises for beginners http://www.norsk.org.uk - 11 rev 17/05/13

Ta ordet http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/projectdetail.action?id=11560&query=ta+ordet&richList=true Primary school course Authors: Vigdis Alver, Harald Berggreen, Kari Tenfjord Publisher: Cappelen Ta ordet 1 Bound No. of pages: 164 Published: 2000 ISBN: 9788202181420 Price: kr388,Ta ordet 1 : arbeidsbok Paperback No. of pages: 99 Published: 2nd edition, 2001 ISBN: 9788202193973 Price: kr164,CD 1, ISBN: 9788202194093 Published: 2000 Price: kr378,Teacher book 1 and aditional materials available. Ta ordet 2 Bound No. of pages: 192 Published: 2001 ISBN: 9788202181444 Price: kr400,Ta ordet 2 : arbeidsbok Paperback No. of pages: 88 Published: 2001 ISBN: 9788202193997 Price: kr161,CD 2, ISBN: 9788202194109 Published: 2001 Price: kr378,Teacher book 2 and aditional materials available. Ta ordet 3 Bound No. of pages: 192 Published: 2002 ISBN: 9788202194451 Price: kr400,Ta ordet 3 : arbeidsbok Paperback No. of pages: 96 Published: 2002 ISBN: 9788202194475 Price: kr164,CD 3, ISBN: 9788202194529 Published: 2002 Price: kr378,Teacher book 3 and aditional materials available.

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English-based course books:


Complete Norwegian Teach Yourself http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Title/9781444107203/Teach_Yourself_Norwegian_Ne w_Edition_Bookdouble_CD.htm Author: Margaretha Danbolt Simons Publisher: Hodder Education Published: 2010 Paperback + 2 x CD (140 min): ISBN: 9781444107203 No. of pages: 228 Dimensions: 22.2 x 16.8 x 5 cm Price: 39.99 Paperback only: ISBN: 9781444107197 Price: 18.99 Audio support 2 x CD (140 min): ISBN: 9781444107210 Price: 20.82 + VAT The book contains 16 units of grammar and exercises with answers, pronunciation guide, conversational phrases, text of the CD dialogues, culture notes, norsk-English vocabulary and an irregular nouns/verbs list. A good supplement to Brasshouse courses with useful extra listening practice. The spoken dialogues are very clear with little elision and no confusing regional accents. Contributed by John Bennison. Copy of 2004 edition for loan in Birmingham Central Library. Get Talking Norwegian in 10 Days http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Dynamic-Pages/TitleDetails.aspx?isbn=9781444170795 Author: Margaretha Danbolt Simons CD (165 mins): ISBN: 9781444170795 Published: 2012 Publisher: Hodder Education Price: 13.32 + VAT 10 scenarios with phrase book complementing the main Teach Yourself book/CD set Colloquial Norwegian http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415455930/ Authors: Kari Bratveit, W Glyn Jones, Kirsten Gade Published: 2007 Publisher: Routledge Paperback: ISBN: 9780415110099 No. of pages: 282 Price: 19.99 New edition due 2014: ISBN: 9780415470377 12.99 EBook (1995 edition): ISBN: 9780203976302 from www.tandfebooks.com CD: ISBN: 9780415286885 Price: 9.16 New edition due 2014: ISBN: 9780415486262 14.04 MP3s: ISBN: 9780415470735 from www.tandfebooks.com Book + CDs: ISBN: 9780415455930 Price: 32.78 New edition due 2014: ISBN: 9780415470360 27.19 Reading texts, 120 min. of CD dialogues, 20 lessons in small easily digested chunks of grammar, 110 short exercises + answers, gradually increasing vocabulary, pronunciation guide, grammar summary, English-norsk/norsk-English glossaries. Good conversational Norwegian. I prefer longer exercises to reinforce my learning, but it's still a useful book. http://www.norsk.org.uk - 13 rev 17/05/13

Contributed by John Bennison. Richard West-Soley: A very good course to supplement Brasshouse studies - all points explained very clearly. Concise, but covers all major grammar points systematically - it's quite fast-paced. CDs are also very well produced and great for extra listening practice. Copy of previous edition for loan in Birmingham Central Library. Norsk, Nordmenn og Norge 1: Beginning Norwegian Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/1847.htm e-books from: http://uwpress.wisc.edu/AdobeDigitalEdition.html Authors: Kathleen Stokker, Odd Haddal Textbook Hardback: ISBN 978-0-299-08690-9 No. of pages: 528 Published: 2008 Dimensions: 15.2 x 22.9 cm Price: $34.95 e-book: ISBN 978-0-299-08693-0 Published: 2010 Price: $19.95 Workbook (including exercise answers and audio transcripts) Author: Louis E Janus Paperback: ISBN 978-0-299-23714-1 Published: 2nd edition, 2010 No. of pages: 324 Dimensions: 27.8 x 21.4 x 1.8 cm Price: $24.95; 22.95 from Amazon e-book: ISBN 978-0-299-23713-4 Price: $9.99 Audio Companion (pronunciation exercises, listening exercises and dictations) Author: Louis E. Janus Published: 2010 MP3 download: ISBN 978-0-299-08805-7 Price: $9.99 Basic vocabulary and structure; practice dialogue; Norway and Norwegian culture, including Oslo and Bergen, how to converse when eating in a Norwegian home or restaurant, Norwegian schools, travel and communications, seasons of the year and Norwegian holidays; grammar summary. Contributed by John Bennison. Norsk, nordmenn og Norge 2, Antologi, Intermediate Norwegian http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/0064.htm Author: Kathleen Stokker Collection of writings by selected Norwegian authors, vocabulary lists promote discussions of Norwegian history, culture, geography and literature. Published: 2010 Paperback: ISBN 978-0-299-13454-9 No. of pages: 332 Dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm Price: $19.95 e-book: ISBN 978-0-299-13453-2 Price: $16.95

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Hugo's Norwegian in Three Months Author: Oivind Blom Paperback + 4 cassettes: ISBN: 978-0789444288 No. of pages: 256 Published: 1999 Publisher: DK Publishing Dimensions: 21.5 x 13.5 x 1.4 cm Price: out of print; Amazon used from 32.95 Reading passages, 16 grammar lessons in small easily digested chunks with 70 graded exercises and gradually increasing vocabulary, pronunciation guide, regular/irregular verb list, grammar summary. I bought it when I first started Norwegian as it was wellliked by self-learners. Contributed by John Bennison. Beginning Norwegian Author: Einar Haugen Paperback: ISBN: 9780245552335 No. of pages: 226 Published: 3rd edition, 1957 Publisher: Harrap Dimensions: 19.8 x 13.0 x1.3 cm Price: out of print; Amazon used from 6.49, but it's popular so often unavailable Reading passages and 34 grammar lessons in small easily digested chunks, many repetitive exercises to re-inforce learning, building gradually to a vocabulary of the 800 most frequently used Norwegian words. English-norsk/norsk-English glossaries, rules for punctuation and capitalisation. The extensive pronunciation guide is good on exceptions and includes stress, pitch and intonation for phrases and sentences. It clearly explains much grammar that other books gloss over or omit entirely, including superlative endings used with indefinite or definite nouns, past participle endings when used as adjectives, preposition position in relative clauses, conditional forms and when to use the bli, vre or -s passive forms. A little dated but a very good supplement to other course books. Contributed by John Bennison. Beginner's Norwegian http://www.hippocrenebooks.com/book.aspx?id=1264 Author: Laura Ziukaite-Hanson Paperback + 2 x CD: ISBN: 978078181299 No. of pages: 293 Published: 2nd edition, 2012 Publisher: Hippocrene Books Dimensions: 21.6 x 14 x 2 cm Price: $29.95; Amazon 19.13, used from 10.22 13 lessons for the beginner with dialogues for the study of grammar and vocabulary, exercises with answers, English-Norwegian glossary, introduction to the Norwegian language and its history, cultural notes, study tips, pronunciation guide. Norwegian in 10 Minutes a Day http://www.bbks.com/languages/norwegian.aspx Author: Kristine K. Kershul Published: 2007 Publisher: Bilingual Books Inc Paperback + CD: ISBN: 9781931873086 No. of pages: 132 Dimensions: 26.7 x 22.1 x 1.3 cm Price: $26.95; Amazon 11.04, used from 6.66 CD: ISBN: 9781931873505 http://www.norsk.org.uk - 15 rev 17/05/13

Price: $14.95; Amazon used from ? Simple beginner's guide with 150 sticky labels of household objects, flash cards, pronunciation guide and quizes. Lacks explanation of some grammar. Byki Learning Norwegian Deluxe 4 software http://www.transparent.com/learn-norwegian/ The Byki Deluxe 4 CD option has been replaced by: Transparent Language Online Norwegian Pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing, vocabulary-building lessons and supplemental learning materials Starting at $29.95/month (free 7-day trial) Publisher: Transparent Language http://www.transparent.com/ Byki mobile for iPad, iPod, iPhone and Android: $7.99 Download Byki Express Windows or Mac version (fewer words/features) free from: http://www.byki.com/fls/free-norwegian-software-download.html?l=norwegian Talk Now Norwegian software http://eurotalk.com/en/store/learn/norwegian Series of CD-ROMs (each contains both Mac and Windows versions). Platforms: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later; Windows 2000/ME/XP/Vista; QuickTime 6 or later. Publisher: Eurotalk Talk Now - Beginner level with basic vocabulary Download price: 29.99; CD price: 29.99 Instant Norwegian USB - on 1GB USB memory stick Price: 44.99 Talk the Talk - Beginner plus level, under-18 vocabulary Download price: 24.99; CD price: 24.99 Talk More - Beginner plus level, adult vocabulary Download price: 29.99; CD price: 29.99 World Talk CD - Intermediate level, extends vocabulary Price: 29.99 Talk Business - Intermediate level, business vocabulary Download price: 29.99; CD price: 29.99 Vocabulary Builder CD - for children aged 4 - 12 Price: 19.99 Premium Set (Talk Now, Talk the Talk, Talk More, Eorld Talk, Talk Business) DVD Price: 79.99 Vocabulary and phrases for beginner and intermediate levels. Native speaker listening comprehension, record your own speech, video clips, quizes, vocabulary memory games, printable dictionary, phrasebook and worksheets, iPod integration. Personalised learning system tracks progress. Contributed by John Bennison. Pimsleur Norwegian Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio http://www.pimsleur.co.uk Published: 2005 Norwegian World Citizen Duration: 5h 30m (approx.) on 6 CDs; ISBN: 9780788797798 Price: 41.95 Beginning Norwegian: 10 x 30-minute lessons building to simple conversation. Copy for loan in Birmingham Central Library. Teaches spoken Norwegian by repetitive listening comprehension and imitation of native speakers; no written text. Builds gradually to continuous conversation. I wish I'd discovered this years ago - it's really good for listening and speaking practice especially those difficult elisions where words run together. Contributed by John Bennison. http://www.norsk.org.uk - 16 rev 17/05/13

Grammar books in English:


Norwegian Verbs & Essentials of Grammar Author: Louis Janus Paperback ISBN: 9780844285962 No. of pages: 167 Published: 1999 Publisher: McGraw-Hill Dimensions: 22.8 x 15.2 x 1.2 cm Price: 9.99; Amazon used from 3.39 Most language learning books introduce language and grammar elements gradually, so that verb tenses, for example, are distributed throughout the book. This can make looking things up difficult as the different tenses for regular verbs, irregular verbs and other exceptions are all in different places. This book is not a language learning book (although you could use it that way); it is a reference in English for all Norwegian grammar grouped logically, so that everything about adjectives, for example, is together. The several sections on verbs occur one after the other for each tense, making lookup very easy. There is a chapter on common errors and the appendices include lists of common verbs, prefixes and suffixes. Highly rated by users; clearly laid out and accessible; useful and excellent value for the beginner. I bought it as a beginner but have now moved on to the Strandskogen book. Contributed by John Bennison. Copies in Brasshouse Learning Centre Library and Birmingham Central Library. Norwegian: An Essential Grammar Authors: se-Berit Strandskogen, Rolf Strandskogen Paperback ISBN: 9780415109796 No. of pages: 208 Published: 2nd edition, 1994 Publisher: Routledge http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415109796/ Dimensions: 22.9 x 15 x 1.8 cm Price: 29.99; Amazon 17.30, used from 12.99 A very comprehensive reference book in English for all Norwegian grammar with numerous examples of usage, including idioms and common errors. Highly rated by users; well laid out; easy lookup; excellent for learners beyond the beginner stage. The original was published in Norwegian by Gyldendal in 1983 and is still available - Norsk grammatikk for utlendinger, ISBN: 9788205103245, kr274,- but the revised edition in English is a better buy. Contributed by John Bennison. Richard West-Soley: I can recommend it too, as it gives some really clear explanations of each point. Norwegian Grammar and Reader with Notes and Vocabulary Author: Julius Emil Olson Paperback: ISBN: 9780554551593 No. of pages: 342 Published: 2008 Publisher: BiblioBazaar Dimensions: 21.4 x 14.6 x 2.4 cm Price: 17.99 This is a facsimile reproduction of an out-of-print book with pronunciation guide, extensive grammar, 50 reading texts from Norwegian literature, vocabulary list, irregular verb list. However, the original is probably over 70 years old from before the 1938 spelling reform so it uses old spellings, eg bog for bok, glde for glede. Buy it only if you want the literature passages or have an interest in the history of language development. Contributed by John Bennison. http://www.norsk.org.uk - 17 rev 17/05/13

Outlines of Norwegian Grammar Author: John Young Sargent Paperback; ISBN: 9780554942346 No. of pages: 76 Published: 2008 Publisher: BiblioBazaar Dimensions: 21.6 x 14.2 x 0.8 cm Price: 16.99 This is a facsimile reproduction of an out-of-print book with pronunciation guide and grammar summary. However, the original is probably over 70 years old and uses a difficult-to-read Gothic font and pre-1938 spellings. Not recommended. Contributed by John Bennison. Pronunciation of Norwegian http://www.cambridge.org/gb/knowledge/isbn/item5629780/?site_locale=en_GB Author: RG Popperwell Paperback ISBN: 978-0521157421 No. of pages 242 Published: Revised 2011 Publisher: CUP Dimensions: 21.4 x 13.8 x 2 cm Price: 15.99 A comprehensive guide to the phonetics of Norwegian vowel, diphthong and consonant sounds, syllables, length, stress, rhythm, word tones, sentence intonation as used in Oslo and Eastern Norway. Contributed by John Bennison.

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Grammar books in Norwegian:


Hndbok i grammatikk og sprkbruk : norsk for innvandrere - lp A http://fagbokforlaget.no/?isbn=9788211013798 Author: Eva Hgberg Publisher: Fag og kultur Paperback No. of pages: 128 Published: 2012 ISBN: 978-82-11-01379-8 Price: kr359 Arbeidsbok til hndbok i grammatikk og sprkbruk No. of pages: 216 Published: 2003 ISBN: 9788211005847 Out of print; new edition in preparation Net resources with exercises: http://handbokigrammatikk.portfolio.no/ Kontekst 8-10 : grammatikk og rettskriving : norsk for ungdomstrinnet http://www.gyldendal.no/content/search?SearchText=Kontekst+810&SubTreeArray%5B%5D=152 Grammar books from a series of secondary school 3-year course books. Authors: Kari Bech, Tor Gunnar Heggem, Kre Kverndokken Publisher: Gyldendal undervisning Paperback No. of pages: 238 Published: 2006 ISBN: 9788205329485 Price: kr322,Kontekst 8-10 : grammatikk og rettskriving : fasit No. of pages: 64 Published: 2007 ISBN: 9788205346093 Price: kr103,Answers to the above book. Kontrastiv grammatikk - med norsk i sentrum Author: Svein Lie Paperback No. of pages: 113 Published: 2005, 3rd edition Publisher: Novus <http://www.novus.no> ISBN: 9788270994199 Price: kr155,Comprehensive grammar book including pronunciation.

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Norsk grammatikk http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/norsk_som_andresprak/searc hresult.action?projectId=1593&query=_&richList=true&facet=ft_subject%3ANorsk+som+andr espr%C3%A5k%7CGrammatikk&productRows=80 Author: Kirsti Mac Donald Paperback Published: 3rd edition, 2009 Publisher: Cappelen Damm A/S Teoribok: ISBN: 9788202292546 No. of pages: 164 Price: kr330,- (kr290,- from bokkilden.no) Arbeidsbok: ISBN: 9788202292553 No. of pages: 160 Price: kr330,- (kr290,- from bokkilden.no) Website with additional exercises: http://norskgrammatikk.cappelendamm.no/ Norsk grammatikk: sprkhefte - v og lr http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/productdetail.action?id=152756&query=Norsk+grammatikk%3A+spr%C3%A5khefte&richList=true Authors: Torunn Eide, Torill Wiiger Trjesen) Paperback No. of pages: 88 Published: 2009 Publisher: Cappelen Damm ISBN: 9788202306809 Price: kr104,Basic grammar with exercises Norsk som fremmedsprk: grammatikk http://www.universitetsforlaget.no/nettbutikk/norsk-som-fremmedsprak.html
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Authors: Anne Golden, Kirsti Mac Donald, Else Ryen Paperback No. of pages: 304 Published: 3rd edition, 2008 Publisher: Universitetsforlag ISBN: 9788215012421 Price: kr359,Videregende skole level; very comprehensive. Ordets rette plass : ordstilling i norsk : velser i norsk som andresprk http://www.agavebooks.no Authors: John Megaard Paperback + CD No. of pages: 208 Publisher: Agave Books Published: 2007 ISBN: 9788299709644 Word order in sentences with exercises and answers. Price: kr275,-

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Prv om du kan!: norsk rettskriving og grammatikk http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/projectdetail.action?id=11934&query=Pr%C3%B8v+om+du+kan&richList=true School books with self-instruction and exercises. Authors: Torunn Eide; Torill Wiiger Trjesen Paperback Published: 2nd edition, 2008 Publisher: Cappelen Book a No. of pages: 80 ISBN: 9788202280994 Price: kr117,Book b No. of pages: 80 ISBN: 9788202281007 Price: kr117,Book c No. of pages: 80 ISBN: 9788202281014 Price: kr117,Teacher Book a, b, c with answers No. of pages: 87 ISBN: 9788202281021 Price: kr253,Sprsml om grammatikk : nr norsk er andresprk http://www.cappelendammundervisning.no/undervisning/productdetail.action?id=3874&query=Sp%C3%B8rsm%C3%A5l+om+grammatikk&richList=true Author: Kirsti Mac Donald Paperback No. of pages: 174 Publisher: Cappelen Published: 1997 ISBN: 9788202168612 Price: kr440,For teachers; answers and explanations for typical language questions posed by students. Vi undersker sprket : et grammatikk-kurs http://www.bokkilden.no/SamboWeb/produkt.do?produktId=1868320&rom=MP Authors: Jon Hildrum, Bjrn Elling Solheim Paperback No. of pages: 64 Published: 2nd edition, 1999 Publisher: Aschehoug ISBN: 9788203307249 Price: kr175,Secondary school course book

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Norsk grammatikk http://www.bokkilden.no/SamboWeb/produkt.do?produktId=1490493 Author: Finn-Erik Vinje ISBN: 9788257314590 No. of pages: 265 Published: 2005 Publisher: Kunnskapsforlaget Dimensions: 17 x 24 cm Price: kr349,This is a detailed and comprehensive explanation and analysis (in Norwegian) of the grammar and spoken and written usage of bokml; the reference favoured by teachers, journalists and other writers in Norway. For advanced students. Contributed by John Bennison.

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