"The Giant Who Ate Trondheim" (risen som spiste Trondheim) is just one of the proficiency-oriented activities suggested in this multifaceted teacher's manual. Developed for the learner-centered classroom, the activities included here create opportunities for students to practice their language skills in wayssometimes amusing, sometimes more seriousthat encourage meaningful communication. Exercises such as games, creating cartoon captions, group writing of advice letters, and song lyric completion help intermediate learners of Norwegian to bridge the gap between comprehending the language and making effective use of it in expressing their own feelings, opinions, and experiences. Reflecting recent trends in language teaching methods that favor greater learner input and emphasize the students' own originality and creativity, the small group and paired activities in this book enhance language learning by: maximizing the amount of speaking and listening done by each individual student allowing more natural communication decreasing learner inhibition permitting greater freedom to express personal opinion making the instructor more accessible to individual learners increasing the amount of learner interaction promoting cooperation and active listening. By encouraging the learners to help each other develop communication proficiency, the activities establish a community atmosphere in the classroom and create an environment that spurs learners to speak and listen to each other. Norsk, nordmenn og Norge: Larerveiledning (Teacher's Manual) is a companion to the Norsk, nordmenn og Norge: Antologi (Anthology) and Arbeidsbok (Workbook).Stokker, Kathleen is the author of 'Norsk Nordmenn Og Norge Antologi' with ISBN 9780299134563 and ISBN 0299134563.