Although it is aimed at those with no previous knowledge, this course is equally suitable for anyone wishing to brush up existing skills and aims to help users progress from the basics to understanding, speaking and writing Norwegian with confidence. Key structures and vocabulary are introduced in 16 thematic units progressing from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations to writing a letter and making a complaint. In the later units you should become familiar with many aspects of Norwegian life as well as the language. The emphasis is on communication throughout with important language structures introduced through dialogues on the accompanying recording. You can follow them through their ups and downs in a variety of situations during a year in Norway. There are plenty of exercises to practise the language as it is introduced and tips throughout to help with pronunciation and grammar. the course is centred around two main characters: an English student, John, and a Norwegian girl, Bente. Cultural information sections give useful advice and information for anyone planning a trip to Norway. This edition of the course has been thoroughly updated and includes an Engl--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.