Course Summary

Danish: Elementary 1 is an 18-hour course designed for beginners who wish to learn to speak, read and understand basic Danish used in everyday situations.

This course provides a solid introduction to the language and culture of Denmark. It will prepare students to use simple Danish with assurance in everyday situations. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills are taught and the essentials of grammar will be introduced.

Course Sessions

Thursday, 2nd May - 9 classes

Session ID DLW81005C
2 May - 27 Jun 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Christina Hedegaard

Monday, 27th May - 9 classes

Session ID DLW81006C
27 May - 29 Jul 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)

No class on Jun.10, 2019

This  course focuses on speaking and listening, so you can communicate effectively on everyday topics, such as

  • meeting people
  • shopping
  • food and drink
  • interests
  • likes and dislikes
  • greetings and introductions
  • family – home life
  • small talk over coffee.

Grammar explanations are integrated with oral and written activities.

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • Greet people and introduce themselves with confidence.
  • Engage in simple conversations and exchange personal information like their name, nationality, address and telephone number.
  • Talk about themselves and their families.
  • Write personal details.
  • Order in a restaurant.
  • Read a short dialogue.
  • Use simple Danish to entertain guests – small talk over coffee.
  • Have an understanding and appreciation of the values and customs of Danish-speaking communities.

The topics and learning outcomes may vary slightly from group to group according to learner needs.

No previous experience is required for this course. 

Upon successful completion of this course students can continue their studies by enrolling in Danish Elementary 2.


Aktivt Dansk: Grundbog (Danish) Paperback – 1 Mar 2013

Publisher: Alfabeta (1 March 2013)

Language: Danish

ISBN-10: 8763603055

ISBN-13: 978-8763603058

Available at Book Depository & Amazon

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing any other class materials***

The course is ideal for people intending to travel to Denmark for business or leisure, or those who’d like to learn a new language for fun and gain cultural insights along the way.

Last updated: March 25, 2019 12:55pm