Migranorsk Alpha is supplied on a CD, with ten different mother tongues, or "source languages": Arabic, Kurdish, English, Somali, Thai , Russian, Farsi, Dari, Urdu and Norwegian.
A number of video clips, 1000 pictures, more than 4000 audio files and varied exercises make learning an exciting and rich multimedia experience. Users can also record themselves in order to practice correct pronunciation.
The program is very beneficial to beginners.
Alpha is supposed to assist users in managing to speak the language at a level that allows them to continue with level A1 of the national curriculum.
The program is very flexible in terms of completion time and educational progression.
Migranorsk Alpha is a unique program both in Norway and internationally. In February 2002 the language system was awarded the prize "European Label 2001".