Stein på stein

Stein på stein is probably the most used Norwegian language programme at level B1.

This language programme is designed for learners studying Norwegian as a foreign language and who wish to sit Norskprøven at level A2/B1.

The programme includes various current texts, illustrations and exercises that conveys knowledge about the Norwegian society. The aim of the language programme is to develop the learners’ knowledge of the Norwegian language as well as Norwegian social conditions.

The Stein på stein language programme is fully aligned to the CEFR and covers all the learning objectives for level B1.


The Components of Stein på stein

The textbook consists of 14 units and each unit includes a number of texts within different genres. The topic-based texts in each unit are accompanied by a presentation of grammar points and a summary of useful language and expressions.

The difficulty of the grammar is gradually increased, making the last units more difficult than the initial ones. The mini grammar section at the back of the textbook gives an overview of the basic grammar patterns.

The workbook complements the textbook really well and contains a wide variety of both vocabulary and grammar exercises. It also includes a number of listening activities.

If you intend to do our Norskprøven self-study course at level A2/B1, we recommend you get the following study material:

  • Stein på stein, Textbook (ISBN: 9788202419646)
  • Stein på stein, Workbook (ISBN: 9788202427979)
  • Stein på stein, Learner CDs (ISBN: 9788202433048)


Additional Resources

The language programme is also accompanied by additional free, online exercises. The online portfolio consists of a number of interactive exercises which reflects the topics and material covered in the textbook and workbook. There is also some limited audio material.

Other resources include a Teacher’s Guide, Teacher’s CDs, as well as vocabulary lists in a number of different languages: Arabic, Amharic, English, Farsi (Persian), French, German, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Thai, Tigrinya and Urdu.

We have included the details the English version here:

  • Stein på stein, Norwegian – English Vocabulary List (ISBN 9788202432904)