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ksimon
Ruhr-Universitńt Bochum, Bochum, Germany
History of Art, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: Norwegian
Was learning Norwegian a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Language difficulties
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Administrative / Institutional
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Personal comments
It is possible to survive without Norwegian, but they offer very good courses, which should be used
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Van M
Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Communication and Information Sciences, Graduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: Dutch
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning Dutch a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
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Educational
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Personal comments
The UIB offers special language and culture classes for free to foreign students!This you should not miss! It is a nice way to get to know norway and the norwegian people.
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nbh1979
University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom
Language, Undergraduate, Summer course
Languages
Language of instruction: Norwegian
Was learning Norwegian a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Norwegian
How much did you improve your Norwegian?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
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Personal comments
I was exposed to yet another Norwegian dialect, which consolidated my existing skills and provided me with useful new vocabulary. My pronunciation also improved
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bruixa
Universidad Autˇnoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Language, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
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Educational
Administrative / Institutional
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Personal comments
It was extremely useful as I improved very much my English and, in addition, I learned a language that was completly unknown to me.
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John K
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland
Communication and Information Sciences, Graduate, Independent
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
No language problems as I worked mainly in English
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karolina c
Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza, Poznan, Poland
Law, European Community/EU, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
In Norway almost everybody speaks English, so I had no problems with communication eventhou i did not speak Norwegian.
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