Danish 2: module 3

Course Dates: 30/04/20 - 02/07/20
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: EC Euston

Improve your elementary Danish on this communicative course.Suitable if you have completed Danish 2: module 2 or have an equivalent level.

Description

What is the course about?

This course aims to strengthen your elementary knowledge of Danish. You will learn new structures and vocabulary around different topics to express yourself in everyday situations. The emphasis is on speaking and listening.

What will we cover?

As well as consolidating earlier topics, we shall cover some of the following :
people and their characteristics, clothes; shopping, expressing uncertainty, looking for something, word order, time expressions.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- describe people and their character

- use adjectives both in the comparative and superlative

- use the imperfect and pluperfect tense of verbs

- use basic conjunctions

- use the correct time expression when talking about an event.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should have attended Danish 2, module 2 or an equivalent level. You should be able to have a conversation in Danish,
speaking about basic, general topics, and being able to use nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs.
You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do regular weekly homework.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Tutor will give handouts which can also be accessed online in classroom.

Optional: Text book: Aktivt Dansk by Lise Bostrup, Akademisk Forlag.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

tbc- if there is enough demand, Danish 3.

Reviews
Tutor Biographies
Helle Ajmone-Marsan

Before coming to Citylit five years ago, Helle taught for 16 years at Morley College and has also been teaching at the FCO and various other London based language schools. Helle originally trained as a classical singer and is passionate about music, art, communication and languages. Apart from her native Danish, she speaks Italian, German, French, Swedish and some Russian. With her musical background, Helle puts particular emphasis on pronunciation, but also on grammar and the underlying structure of languages. Furthermore she likes to explore the history and culture which connects Denmark and Great Britain. ‘I love to stimulate curiosity and enthusiasm, seeing my students progress to become able to communicate in the target language. I pride myself on creating an atmosphere of inclusiveness in class where nobody feels left out and everybody is enjoying themselves. That is the perfect environment for learning!’

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: LDH23

Thu, eve, 30 Apr - 02 Jul '20

Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)

Full fee: £179.00
Senior fee: £179.00
Concession: £109.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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