Norwegian: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of contemporary Norwegian as used by native speakers. The Grammar presents a fresh and accessible description of the language. Explanations are clear, free from jargon and often accompanied by exercises. The book gives a simple, step-by-step presentation of the grammatical systems of Norwegian and demonstrates and explains usages which have proved difficult for those learning the language in the past. It is clearly laid-out for easy reference making it accessible for those at a beginner/intermediate level. This is the ideal reference source for all learners, whether studying independently or in a class.
THE BRITISH BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016 Whether you're a seasoned woodcutter, or your passion is yet to be kindled, NORWEGIAN WOOD is the perfect fireside read, and an ideal seasonal gift. Chopping and stacking wood is a pastime where the world makes sense once more. Because our relationship to fire is so ancient, so universal, it seems that in learning about wood, you can also learn about life. And who better to impart this wisdom than an expert from Scandinavia, where the extreme climate has obliged generations to hone and share their skills with tools, wood and heat production. Lars Mytting has distilled the wisdom of enthusiasts, from experienced lifelong growe...
Jens Severine Jakobsen was born 6 July 1874 in Stonglandseidet, Senja Island, Norway. His parents were Jakob Andreas Pedersen (1843-1904) and Hanna Kristine Pedersdatter (1843-1918). He married Eline Karoline Ingebrigtsen (1891-1956) 4 January 1909 in White Earth, Ward County, North Dakota. They had nine children. Ancestors, descendants and relatives lived mainly in Norway, North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Montana.
Troubled by an inability to find any meaning in his life, the 25-year-old narrator of this deceptively simple novel quits university and eventually arrives at his brother's New York apartment. In a bid to discover what life is all about, he writes lists. He becomes obsessed by time and whether it actually matters. He faxes his meteorologist friend. He endlessly bounces a ball against the wall. He befriends a small boy who lives next door. He yearns to get to the bottom of life and how best to live it. Funny, friendly, enigmatic and frequently poignant - superbly naive.
Tips on how to study Norwegian and the rudiments of pronunciation provide learners with the basic tools for self-instruction. Each of the 13 lessons is designed with the novice language learner in mind, and moves from day-to-day dialogue to a comprehensive breakdown of the grammatical elements contained in the previous dialogue. Important cultural notes give a context to the user, while exercises reinforce newly acquired concepts and terminology at the end of each chapter. The appendix contains a full glossary, commonly heard Norwegian expressions, and a key to the exercises. Includes 2 companion CDs.