All Classes & Events

Mindekirken’s Norwegian Language and Culture Program (MNCLP) is a community which provides learners of many ages with opportunities to build and extend their linguistic and cultural knowledge of norsk and Norge through language, literature, and conversation classes, as well as a variety of other cultural classes and events. Browse through this overview of all of our language and cultural classes and events or search by category for the class that best meets your needs and interests.

Classes/Events

Beginning 1

Class/Event date:
Wed-Jan-09-2019 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Wed-Mar-13-2019 8:15 pm
Cut off date:
Wed-Jan-16-2019
Individual Price:
$165.00

BEGINNING 1

Text: Sett i gang 1, Chapters 1-3

Explore the theme of language and identity through topics such as getting acquainted, studies, work and leisure and language and people.

 

Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

January 9th- March 13th

Instructor: Ethan Bjelland

 

Sett i gang 1 & 2 can be purchased through Amazon in advance or at Mindekirken.

Beginning 2

Class/Event date:
Wed-Jan-09-2019 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Wed-Mar-13-2019 8:15 pm
Cut off date:
Wed-Jan-16-2019
Individual Price:
$165.00

BEGINNING 2

Text: Sett i gang 1, Chapters 4-6

Explore the theme of schools and education through topics such as in the classroom, subjects, schedules, and learning Norwegian.

 

Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

January 9th - March 13th

Instructor: Rachel Peterson

 

Sett i gang 1 & 2 can be purchased through Amazon in advance or at Mindekirken.

Beginning 4

Class/Event date:
Wed-Jan-09-2019 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Wed-Mar-13-2019 8:15 pm
Cut off date:
Wed-Jan-16-2019
Individual Price:
$165.00

BEGINNING 4

Text: Sett i gang 1, Chapters 10-12

Explore the theme of daily life and leisure through topics such as sports and outdoor life, entertainment and interests, and daily routines.

 

Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

January 9th- March 13th

Instructor: Alan Ingman

 

Sett i gang 1 & 2 can be purchased through Amazon in advance or at Mindekirken.

Intermediate 1

Class/Event date:
Tue-Jan-08-2019 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Tue-Mar-12-2019 8:15 pm
Cut off date:
Tue-Jan-15-2019
Individual Price:
$165.00

INTERMEDIATE 1

Text: Sett i gang 2, Chapters 16-18

Explore the theme of Family & Celebrations including themes such as family and relatives, appearance and personality, love and relationships.

 

Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

January 8th- March 12th

Instructor: Ethan Bjelland

 

Sett i gang 1 & 2 can be purchased through Amazon in advance or at Mindekirken.

Intermediate 2

Class/Event date:
Sat-Jan-12-2019 10:00 pm
Event End Date:
Sat-Mar-16-2019 12:00 pm
Cut off date:
Sat-Jan-19-2019
Individual Price:
$165.00

INTERMEDIATE 2

Text: Sett i gang 1, Chapters 19-21

Explore the theme of Hometowns & Housing including themes such as hometowns, housing and rooms, furniture and decorations.

 

Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

January 12th- March 16th

Instructor: Ethan Bjelland

 

Sett i gang 1 & 2 can be purchased through Amazon in advance or at Mindekirken.

 

 

Intermediate 5

Class/Event date:
Tue-Jan-08-2019 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Tue-Mar-12-2019 8:15 pm
Cut off date:
Tue-Jan-15-2019
Individual Price:
$165.00

INTERMEDIATE 5

Explore the theme of Travel & Geography including themes such as transportation and accommodations, tourist attractions, and trips in Norway

 

Text: Sett i gang 2, Chapters: 28-30

Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

January 8th- March 12th

Instructor: Alan Ingman

Sett i gang 1 & 2 can be purchased through Amazon in advance or at Mindekirken.

Mysteriet om Nils

Class/Event date:
Mon-Jan-07-2019 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Mon-Mar-11-2019 8:15 pm
Individual Price:
$165.00

Genre: Mysteriet

Text: Mysteriet om Nils av Werner Skalla

 

Join us as we continue reading Mysteriet om Nils, a story of grandmother, granddaughter, and a nisse named Nils. The version we are using is written på norsk for learners who already know Norwegian and who are interested in developing their reading and listening skills as well as their understanding and application of vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation.

 

Mondays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

January 7th- March 11th

Instructor: Becca Ayala

 

Texts can be purchased at Mindekirken at the time of the first class.

 

 

En av oss: en fortelling om Norge

Class/Event date:
Mon-Jan-07-2019 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Mon-Mar-11-2019 8:15 pm
Cut off date:
Mon-Jan-14-2019
Individual Price:
$165.00

Genre: Faglitteratur

Texts:En av oss: en fortelling om Norge av Åsne Seierstad

          Norsk grammatikk arbeidsbok av Kirsti MacDonald

          Norsk grammatikk teoribok av Kirsti MacDonald (optional)

 

En av oss: en fortelling om Norge tells the story of how the events of 22. juli 2011 impacted both individual lives and changed Norwegian society as a whole. Please join us as we continue reading this compelling book that is essential reading for anyone interested in Norway today.  This class is conducted entirely in Norwegian.

 

Mondays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

January 7th- March 11th

Instructor: Signe Ilstrup

 

Texts can be purchased at Mindekirken at the time of the first class.

 

Ole Brumm

Class/Event date:
Mon-Jan-07-2019 6:15 pm
Event End Date:
Mon-Mar-11-2019 8:15 pm
Cut off date:
Mon-Jan-14-2019
Individual Price:
$165.00

Genre: Barnelitteratur

Text: Ole Brumm av A.A. Milne

 

Her kommer Ole Brumm!  We will read the first book of Milnes' classic på norsk.  Enjoy the adventures of Brumm and review some grammar from Mer norsk.  The class is conducted mostly in Norwegian.

 

Mondays, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

January 7th- March 11th

Instructor: Christine Midelfort

 

Texts can be purchased at Mindekirken at the time of the first class.

 

Eremittskrepsene

Class/Event date:
Tue-Jan-08-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date:
Tue-Mar-12-2019 11:00 am
Cut off date:
Tue-Jan-15-2019
Individual Price:
$165.00

Genre: Roman

Text: Eremittkrepsene av Anna B. Ragde

Join us as we finish reading the second novel in a trilogy about the Neshov family and explore the themes of inheritance, secrets and family relations. We will discuss the characters and issues that arise på norsk! Grammar review and vocabulary instruction will also be included.March 25th- June 8th

 

Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

January 8th- March 12th

Instructor: Christine Midelfort

 

Texts can be purchased at Mindekirken at the time of the first class.

 

Berlinerpoplene

Class/Event date:
Tue-Jan-08-2019 1:30 pm
Event End Date:
Wed-Mar-13-2019 3:30 pm
Cut off date:
Tue-Jan-15-2019
Individual Price:
$165.00

Genre: Roman

Text: Berlinerpoplene av Anne B. Ragde

Join us as we finish reading the first novel in a trilogy about the Neshov family and explore the themes of family and discovering ones roots. Explicit grammar review and instruction related to use of expressions in everyday language and situations will also be included.  This class is conducted entirely in Norwegian.

 

Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

January 8th- March 12th

Instructor: Christine Midelfort

 

Texts can be purchased at Mindekirken at the time of the first class.

 

 

Kvinnekor Winter Session

Class/Event date:
Tue-Jan-08-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date:
Tue-Mar-12-2019 7:30 pm
Cut off date:
Tue-Jan-15-2019
Individual Price:
$30.00

KVINNEKOR

Kvinnekor draws together women who share an interest in Norway and choral music. Join us this winter as we bring Norway’s rich tradition of adult community choir to life.  During the winter term we will prepare pieces for a performance at a church service. Most of our music is divided into two or three parts; the ability to read music is a plus, but not a requirement.

 

Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 8th- March 12th

 

Cost: $30 for 10-week membership fee

         $75 for annual membership fee


Director: Margy Sather Peterson

Kvinnekor- Annual Membership

Class/Event date:
Tue-Jan-08-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date:
Tue-Mar-12-2019 7:15 pm
Cut off date:
Wed-Mar-13-2019
Individual Price:
$75.00

KVINNEKOR

Kvinnekor draws together women who share an interest in Norway and choral music. Join us this year as we explore Norwegian music and bring Norway's rich tradition of adult community choir to life. Most of our music is divided into parts; reading music is a plus, but not a requirement.  

Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

October 2nd- May 21st

Director: Margy Sather Peterson

Cost: $75 annual membership fee 

 

Upcoming Events

Kvinnekor- Annual Membership
Tue-Jan-08-2019 6:00 pm

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