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Top Resources for Learning Norwegian

Learn Norwegian with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Norwegian.



Omniglot - Basic overview of Norwegian with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Norwegian language

Free Courses

Foreign Service Institute (via 101 Languages) - Norwegian Headstart course

Amazon - Norwegian language learning materials
Norwegian Class 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
Pimsleur - Comprehensive Norwegian course based on the Pimseleur method


Loecsen - Basic Norwegian phrases for travel with audio and illustrations
Surface Languages - Basic Norwegian phrases with audio
Wikivoyage - Norwegian travel phrases (no audio)

Dictionaries and Translation

Bab.la - Norwegian-English online dictionary
Bab.la - English-Norwegian online dictionary
Google Translate - Translate to and from Norwegian

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Norwegian words pronounced by native speakers
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Norwegian vocabulary
Verbix - Norwegian verb conjugation tool


Easy Languages - Learn Norwegian from authentic street interviews
Norwegian Class 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
TED - Watch TED talks with Norwegian subtitles and transcripts
YouTube - Search videos for learning Norwegian

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Meetup - List of Norwegian language meetups worldwide
Reddit - /r/norsk subreddit for learning Norwegian


Children's Books Forever - Free children's books in Norwegian
Children's Library - Children's books in Norwegian
Project Gutenberg - Download or read Norwegian language books online for free
Wikivoyage - Norwegian travel phrases (no audio)


Klar Tale - Easy to read news in Norwegian

Other Resources

Articles and Opinion

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