Introduction to Norwegian: 18

Alright then, let's learn the next thing:

The word for shall or will is skal in Norwegian. It is used to form the future tense just like the English shall was used for the future tense!

English kind of stopped using the word shall for the future, and, most of the time, will is used. But Norwegian hasn't. You use skal where the English will (or sometimes shall) would be when you are talking about the future. How would you say:

  1. Use "skal" for "will".
  2. Yes, write in the word "gjøre". This phrase is four words long in Norwegian.
  3. Literally: "Want you do it?", and using the word "gjøre".
  4. You use the word "gjøre" twice. Be careful to use "skal" and not "vil" in the sentence.
  5. Remember that you have to say "they want have something" in Norwegian.
  6. "I do not have it" will be literally "I have it not".
  7. "Trenger" already means "need to", thus you will not need that word in the sentence.
  8. "Will" was "skal", remember?
  9. Put "et" right after "hus" (without any spaces).
  10. Remember you are saying "the time".
  11. Think carefully whether it is "det" or "den" this time.
  12. Just put "good" and "night" together.
  13. Use the word "hjelpe".
  14. Use "handhun" to remember the word for "he".
  15. Remember that "the car" is just one word. And, again, "England" is "England".
  16. Use the same word order as in English.
  17. Literally: "what want you?"
  18. Literally: "what have you?"
  19. Use the same word order as in English. From was "fra".
  20. Don't forget to make "house" into "the house".
  21. Use the word order "why speak you Norwegian?"
  22. Remember that this is literally "how have you it?" The word "how" was "hvordan".
  23. This is "I have it good, thanks".
  24. You are saying "have it good", and using the word "bra" instead of "god". The imperative word for "have" is only two letters long, and comes from the infinitive form.
  25. Do you remember that "hi" was "hei"? Also, you are asking "how have you it?" (Remember that "how" was "hvordan".)
  26. You are saying "I have it good, thanks". Moreover, "morning" was "morgon".
  27. The same word order as in English. "From" was "fra", and where was "hvor".
  28. Norway was "Norge".
  29. Literally: "No, I speak not English."
  30. This sounds similar to "whatfor?"
  31. Your car comes with a bill, remember?
  32. Be careful to use "en" and "et" where appropriate.
  33. You will be saying "the car", thus add the right article to end the word.
  34. Use the word "være" for "be". Be careful as to whether you use "det" or "den".
  35. This is, remember, literally "have it good". Use the word "bra" for "good".
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