The Misadventures of Lars: A Humorous Fishing Fiasco

Fluent Fiction – Norwegian
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Story Transcript:
Nb: Det er en veldig viktig dag for Lars.
En: It is a very important day for Lars.

Nb: Han er ivrig.
En: He is eager.

Nb: Han ønsker å imponere Ingrid, en dame han liker.
En: He wants to impress Ingrid, a lady he likes.

Nb: De er i en vakker fjord.
En: They are in a beautiful fjord.

Nb: Innimellom fjordens dype blå og himmelens lyse blå, er det et fint sted å være.
En: Amidst the deep blue of the fjord and the bright blue of the sky, it is a nice place to be.

Nb: Lars har en fiskestang.
En: Lars has a fishing rod.

Nb: Han vil fange en stor fisk.
En: He wants to catch a big fish.

Nb: Ingrid smiler og ser på.
En: Ingrid smiles and watches.

Nb: Hun er spent.
En: She is excited.

Nb: Lars kaster snøret.
En: Lars casts his line.

Nb: Plutselig, glir hans fot.
En: Suddenly, his foot slips.

Nb: ‘Plask’!
En: “Splash!”

Nb: Lars faller i fjorden.
En: Lars falls into the fjord.

Nb: Ingrid er overrasket.
En: Ingrid is surprised.

Nb: Hun ler litt men er også bekymret.
En: She laughs a little but is also worried.

Nb: Sofia går forbi.
En: Sofia walks by.

Nb: Hun ser Lars i vannet.
En: She sees Lars in the water.

Nb: Hun vil hjelpe.
En: She wants to help.

Nb: Men hun er klønete.
En: But she is clumsy.

Nb: ‘Plask’ igjen!
En: “Splash” again!

Nb: Sofia faller også i fjorden.
En: Sofia also falls into the fjord.

Nb: Nå er både Lars og Sofia i vannet.
En: Now both Lars and Sofia are in the water.

Nb: De svømmer mot bredden.
En: They swim towards the shore.

Nb: Ingrid ler høyt.
En: Ingrid laughs loudly.

Nb: Det er veldig morsomt.
En: It is very funny.

Nb: Men hun blir også redd.
En: But she also becomes scared.

Nb: “Ingrid, hjelp oss”, roper Lars.
En: “Ingrid, help us,” Lars shouts.

Nb: Sofia blir flau.
En: Sofia feels embarrassed.

Nb: De svømmer mot bredden.
En: They swim towards the shore.

Nb: “Kom her”, sier Ingrid.
En: “Come here,” Ingrid says.

Nb: Hun strekker ut en pinne.
En: She extends a stick.

Nb: Lars og Sofia tar pinnen.
En: Lars and Sofia grab the stick.

Nb: De klatrer opp.
En: They climb up.

Nb: Klærne deres er våte.
En: Their clothes are wet.

Nb: Alle ler.
En: Everyone laughs.

Nb: Det er veldig morsomt.
En: It is very funny.

Nb: “Du er en god venn, Sofia”, sier Lars.
En: “You are a good friend, Sofia,” Lars says.

Nb: “Jeg er glad vi er trygge”, sier Sofia.
En: “I’m glad we are safe,” Sofia says.

Nb: Ingrid smiler.
En: Ingrid smiles.

Nb: De har det gøy.
En: They have fun.

Nb: Lars fanger ingen fisk.
En: Lars catches no fish.

Nb: Men dagen er fortsatt bra.
En: But the day is still good.

Nb: De har en god latter.
En: They have a good laugh.

Nb: De er sammen.
En: They are together.

Nb: De er glade.
En: They are happy.

Nb: I slutten er det en god dag.
En: In the end, it is a good day.

Nb: Lars prøver å imponere Ingrid og mislykkes.
En: Lars tries to impress Ingrid and fails.

Nb: Men det gjør ikke noe.
En: But it doesn’t matter.

Nb: Han har det gøy.
En: He has fun.

Nb: Han er med vennene sine.
En: He is with his friends.

Nb: Livet er bra.
En: Life is good.

Nb: Det er den største seieren.
En: That is the greatest victory.

Vocabulary Words:
viktig : important
ivrig : eager
imponere : impress
dame : lady
fjord : fjord
vakker : beautiful
dype : deep
blå : blue
himmel : sky
fint : nice
fiskestang : fishing rod
fange : catch
stor : big
smiler : smiles
ser på : watches
spent : excited
kaster : casts
snøre : line
fot : foot
glir : slips
faller : falls
overrasket : surprised
ler : laughs
litt : little
bekymret : worried
går forbi : walks by
ser : sees
hjelpe : help
klønete : clumsy
nå : now