Letter Writing

For your favorite letter-writers!

Here are some letter-writing phrases. Encourage your friends and family to pick and choose among them when writing to you. Tell them to be creative, choose one where there are options divided by “/” marks… and to write lots!

Kjære _______________! (Dear ___________,)

Hvordan går det? (How’s it going?)

Jeg/vi har det bra. (I /we am/are good.)

Her er siste nytt fra __________________. (Here’s the latest news from ______________.)

Din bror/søster/mor/far/bestemor/bestefar/onkel/tante/venn/katt/hund er

(Your brother/sister/mother/father/grandmother/grandfather/uncle/aunt/friend/cat/dog is…)

veldig (very)

tullete (silly)

kjempe (very, very)

morsom (funny)

litt (a little)

snill (nice)

ofte (often)

omtenksom (thoughtful)

sjelden (seldom)

hungry (hungry)

stilig (cool)

Hvordan sier man ____ på norsk? (How do you say ________ in Norwegian?)

Vi tenker på deg. (We are thinking about you).

Vi håper (og tror) du har det bra. (We hope (and believe) you are having a good time).

Vi ser fram til å høre alt når du kommer hjem (men send gjerne et postkort før da : ) (We look forward to hearing all about your experience when you come home (but feel free to send a postcard before then))

Husk å ta bilder! (Remember to take pictures!)

Vennlig hilsen (a friendly greeting)

or

Med en stor klem (with a big hug)

          [Your signature]

Your villager's name (preferably with his or her Norwgian name and cabin, too)
Norwegian Language Village
Skogfjorden
8607 Thorsonveien NE
Bemidji MN 56601

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