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Norwegian Language Programs

Community Based:

Norse Hall
Portland, OR

A Scandinavian community center, Norse Hall holds Norwegian language and culture classes for adults and children. These classes teach the basics of Norwegian grammar, usage, and vocabulary and give the cultural background of the Norwegian language. Adult students take this course to be able to converse in understandable Norwegian with native Norwegians. Children obtain a sense of Norwegian culture and become familiar with the Norwegian language. The classes are taught weekly for one hour as well as once a week. Class size is fewer than 15 students.

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