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Language training for employees

Do you wish to improve your language skills? The unit for academic language practice has several language offers for OsloMet employees.

Course: Norwegian oral language skills

The Unit for Academic Language and Practice offers a course in oral language skills  for international employees in May and June 2019 at campus Pilestredet. This course is now fully booked. The course will be offered again in August and September 2019. Information and registration opens Monday May 27th.

Course: Teaching in Norwegian

Would you like to be able to teach and supervise in Norwegian? Teaching in Norwegian is a practical language course designed for international recruited members of the academic staff at Oslo Metropolitan University.

This eight-session workshop provides participants with an opportunity to improve their Norwegian skills and develop confidence in lecturing and supervising students in Norwegian.  

The registration for Spring 2019 is now closed.

Norwegian language course for employees and spouses/partners

We offer these Norwegian language courses in Spring 2019:

  • A1 level, beginners' course (for employees and spouses/partners)

  • A2 level, beginners'+ course (for employees and spouses/partners)

  • B1 level, intermediate course (for employees only)

  • B2 level, advanced course (for employees only)

The courses aim at developing your Norwegian language and culture skills, and they are free of charge.

The registration for Spring 2019 is now closed. Information and registration for courses in Autumn 2019 will be presented in week 23.

For any additonal information, we kindly ask you to contact the Unit for Academic Language and Practice.

Curriculum Basic Level Course

Curriculum Advanced Course

Report from the pilot Norwegian for HiOA staff (in Norwegian only)

Language café

Practice Norwegian and other languages – attend the language café!

The café is open once a month between 3.30 and 5.30 pm.

NEW LOCATION IN 2019!
THE LANGUAGE CAFE IN 2019 WILL BE LOCATED IN THE LIBRARY ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF P48. IN SPRING 2019 WE WILL ALSO TEST SPEED FRIENDING AND CONVERSATIONAL CARDS.

Dates Spring 2019:

Coffee, tea and snacks will be served.

At the language café you may meet colleagues who either speak, or wants to learn, languages such as: Amharic, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Persian, German, Greek, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tibetan, Urdu, Vietnamese and ”älvdalsk”.

Feel free to drop by at any time between 3.30 and 5.30, and stay as long as you feel like. Welcome!

Would you like to receive invitations to the language cafe? Information and registration here.

Language dating

Practice language with a colleague! Register here and we will help you find a language partner. (This depends on whether there are otherswith coherent language interest).

Meetings with a language parter provides intensive language practice by allowing for alternatively practicing each partner's mother tongue. It is up to each pair to decide how they will conduct their meetings, You may for instance have lunch together, go to a language cafe or maybe take a trip to the Vigeland Park.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

The Academic Language and Practice unit offers several courses within the field of English for Academic Purposes:

For more information about EAP can be found here.

Contact

Unit for Academic Language and Practice (AKS)

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