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). This is how to pronounce them: