Workbook for Norsk, nordmenn og Norge 1
Publication Year: 2010
Answers to written exercises and transcripts now included in e-book and in print
The Norsk, nordmenn og Norge series regards communication as the primary goal of language learning. This workbook provides meaningful structural practice in socially relevant and useful ways, combining entertaining activities with more traditional exercises. The new edition also provides answers and transcripts to accompany the workbook and oral exercises.
Published by: University of Wisconsin Press
Title Page, Copyright Page
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This workbook accompanies Norsk, nordmenn og Norge. It gives students written and oral practice with the material presented in the textbook....
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Nouns name people, places, and things. In Norwegian, nouns (et substantiv) are divided into three grammatical groups, called genders (et kj¢nn): masculine (hankj¢nn), feminine...
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This review chapter deals with some basic aspects of verbs and the structure of sentences....
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In this review chapter, we will take a look at pronouns (et pronomen). Pronouns (for example, 'he, she, they,' and 'them') can take the place of nouns or names....
WORD ORDER REVIEW
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In an earlier review chapter (pp. 36-41), we saw that in normal declarative sentences, the subject (~) comes before the verb (V):...
POSSESSIVE PRONOUN REVIEW
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This review chapter will focus on several types of possessive constructions. Throughout this chapter, we will pay attention to the structure of phrases and sentences which use possessives. The first possessive construction you learned...
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Adjectives (et adjektiv) are words which modify nouns. They can describe, define, or tell us something more about the noun. Words like 'big,' 'juicy,' and 'delicious' are adjectives....
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In this chapter, we will look at several general conventions of Norwegian spelling, and see how they affect the forms of nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs....
IRREGULAR NOUN PLURALS
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You have seen a number of nouns which do not form their plurals according to the general pattern. (See the noun review chapter (pp.23-25) for an overview of the general...
WEAK AND STRONG VERBS AND MODALS
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After a quick overview of other verbal forms in Norwegian, this review chapter will examine the formation of the imperfect (or past tense) and the past participle. A short...
DEMONSTRATIVES AND POSSESSIVES
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In this review chapter, after examining demonstrative pronouns, we will look at some phrases using possessives....
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A complex sentence is one which is composed of two clauses: a dependent clause (en bisetning) and an independent clause (en hovedsetning). The two clauses are linked by a subordinating conjunction (en undel'ol'dnende konjunksjon), which always...
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In active sentences, the subject is the actor, the one who "does" the action of the verb. In passive sentences, however, the subject receives the action of the verb; it is acted upon....
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Publication Year: 2010