Before you move on

Lots of similar words

In English and Norwegian there are a lot of words that are fairly similar. After all, the vikings invaded Britain in the Middle Ages, which means that a lot of Norwegian words came into the English language.

Three funny letters: Æ, Ø, Å

They are at the end of the alphabet (so don’t look under A if you need a phone number in Ålesund).

In the video below you will learn how to pronounce the letter Å and how to write the letter Æ (feel free to practice this a few times on paper). You will learn the pronunciation of the other two letters later.

How to write these letters on your computer

The best way is to install a Norwegian keyboard and switch to it whenever you are working on this course.



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