Ex. 03.04: Official Languages – Culture
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OFFICIAL LANGUAGES. In Ch. 3, you have learned that there are three official languages in Norway: bokmål, nynorsk, and Sami. Each of these languages has a different word for Norway:
- bokmål: Norge
- nynorsk: Noreg
- North Sami: Davvin (Norga)
Review the English text about bokmål and nynorsk and the Norwegian dialects on p. 42-43 in the textbook. Then, watch the video below (the first 6 min. and 15 sec. and the last 1 min. and 15 sec.) to learn more about the Sami languages and do the exercise.
1. How many Sami languages are there?
2. The Sami languages are only spoken in the northern regions of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia.Correct AnswersIncorrect
3. How many people speak one of the Sami languages?Correct AnswersIncorrect
4. Why aren’t there more people who speak the Sami languages?Correct AnswersIncorrect
5. Which Sami language has the most native speakers?Correct AnswersIncorrect
6. What country has the largest number of North Sami speakers?Correct AnswersIncorrect
7. What status does the Sami language have in Norway?Correct AnswersIncorrect
8. At the end of the video, you will hear a Sami native speaker read a short selection from a book that is a classic among the Sami.
The book came out in and was the first book ever published in the Sami language.