Lånekassen is the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund.
Students from Norway with Norwegian citizenship are entitled to receive financial aid from Lånekassen for their language study abroad. Students and language pupils from Norway can directly apply to Lånekassen to get a financial aid.
Size of groups
Our course are generally carried out in small groups of 3 to 8 participants.
max. 8 students
Lånekassen accredited course could start every Monday.
This specific course is open to Norwegian students. Please verify directly with Lånekassen if there are any age limits.
Perfect for all language levels, including total beginners.
Each student takes a written and an oral test on the first morning of the course in order to define precisely his/her level of language skills.
This procedure guarantees the participants of our Italian courses a high efficiency of learning by being placed in one of our 15 efficiency level groups according to their language competence.
Number of lessons
This cours lasts 4 weeks at minimum. Every week includes 20 lessons (each 55 minutes).
Italian lessons take place from Monday to Friday:
- from 9:00 to 13:00 (4 lessons of 55 minutes each with a break of 20 minutes)
- from 16:00 to 20:00 (4 lessons of 55 minutes each with a break of 20 minutes)
The focus of the content is on the structure and rules of grammar, practical exercises such as forming sentences, games, quizzes and written texts, expanding vocabulary, idioms, reading texts on various topics of Italian culture such as cooking, wine, music, cinema, rollplays, recitation of everyday situations, conversation and use of different methods of communication, direct listening, analysis of different aspects of Italy.
For intermediate and advanced participants, newspaper readings are mainly used in order to discuss a broad range of topics from the world of art, culture, current affairs, politics and society. Normally the 4 hours per day are divided into 2 hours of grammar and 2 hours of conversation. In this way, students is fully immersed in the 4 pillars of the language: speaking, understanding, reading, writing!
- Development of listening skills;
- Development of skills in reading and writing;
- Development of conversational skills.