Continuing Beginning Norwegian (SOLD OUT, Sign up for the wait list!)

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

Continuing Beginning Norwegian (SOLD OUT, Sign up for the wait list!)

Eight Tuesdays June 1 - July 20 (7:30-8:30pm) with Dr. Maren Johnson

Level of Instruction
This class is for students who have completed the Norwegian Language Starter Session.
$115.00 Members
$130.00 Non-members

Join us for a continuing course in the Norwegian language! We will explore a variety of vocabulary and grammar topics including, but not limited to, what interests us about Norwegian, the various methods we use to learn a language, outdoor life in Norway, and clothing! The weekly class meetings will happen on Zoom for an active, conversation-based hour. If you like, you’ll get activities to extend your learning between class meetings.  Bli med oss! (Come join us!)

This class consists of eight Zoom sessions on Tuesdays June 1 through July 20 from 6:30-8:30pm CT.

Each registration is for one participant. If more than one family member is interested in enrolling for this course, please register for each person separately. Each person will need their own learning materials. For a successful learning experience and best practice for online language development, we encourage you to take the class from separate devices if possible. If not possible, please notify Vesterheim Folk Art School after registration so we can communicate this information with the instructor and accommodations will be made.

You need to have completed the Norwegian Language Starter Session in order to enroll in this course. Don't hesitate to contact Andrew Ellingsen, Folk Art Coordinator, with any questions you may have (

For this class you will need to purchase your own textbook: Sett i gang Vol. 1 by Nancy Aarsvold, Kari Lie Dorer, ISBN: 9781530276004

Note: This class is also offered in April.

Supplies: A computer, laptop, or tablet with a camera and mic as well as a fast, reliable internet connection.

Special Instructions: When registering for the class, please make sure to use the email address you'd like the Zoom meeting invitations sent to.You will receive a link to the Zoom sessions by email sometime during the week prior to the first group meeting. If this class is a gift, please sign up with the recipient's email address or be prepared to forward all communications.

Enrollment deadline: May 18, 2021

Registration for this class has closed.

About the Instructor

Dr. Maren Johnson

Dr. Maren Johnson

Dr. Maren Anderson Johnson is assistant professor of Nordic Studies and Director of the Richard L. and Judith A. Torgerson Center for Nordic Studies at Luther College. She teaches courses in Norwegian language and contemporary Nordic culture. Johnson received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Scandinavian language and literature from the University of Washington and B.A. in Norwegian language and literature from Pacific Lutheran University.