Danish beginners: module 1

Course Dates: 16/01/20 - 02/04/20
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
Location: EC Euston
Tutors:

Suitable for complete beginners.

Description

What is the course about?

This course will enable you to learn basic Danish so you can communicate in everyday situations (greet people, introduce yourself, etc.) but also to discover some of the cultural aspects of Denmark.

What will we cover?

You will learn vocabulary and basic Danish structures covering: introducing oneself, personal information, shopping, directions, buying / ordering food.

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

- introduce oneself
- count up to 100
- ask and give basic personal information
- tell the time
- talk simply about your routine
- understand prices and simple signs in a shop
- buy items
- order food in a restaurant.

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

Beginners level.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level
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 some homework as and when required.

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

Based on tutor's own material.

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

Please ask your tutor about your options for further study.

Reviews

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Learn some of the basics of Danish before you enroll, it will make it easier to pick it up at the beginning.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 29/11/2019)
Cheerful positive relaxed teaching; a friendly and game set of students right across the age range
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 28/11/2019)
Good well-paced class. You come out with an impressive knowledge of the language for only one term.
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Review by Frank B. / (Posted on 21/03/2019)
Tutor Biographies
Dan Skili Tutor Website

Dan graduated as a Dramatherapist from Central School of Speech and Drama in 2000 and has nearly 20 years of extensive experience working with people in various settings. He is employed by the London Borough of Sutton as a Dramatherapist for the Sutton Clinical Health Team and has worked there for over 14 years. As the placement manager, he also supervises Dramatherapy Roehampton University students. Dan has taught drama therapy at City Lit since 2011, and now also runs The Acting room: developing potential, which is ideal for anyone who may require a little more time, support and adjustment to engage in the acting process. Dan regularly facilitates and make use of Forum Theatre, Playback Theatre and Gabriel Roth‘s 5 Rhythms, and recently worked with women and men who experience domestic abuse, in the London Borough of Greenwich. Dan’s more recent work, since 2017, includes facilitating ongoing therapy and therapeutic discussion groups for men. Dan is a registered Clinical Supervisor and offer supervision to all professionals who work in the Health and Caring professions and his private practice is in London Bridge next to Borough Market [see www.counselling-directory.org.uk]

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: LDH01

Thu, eve, 16 Jan - 02 Apr '20

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

Full fee: £189.00
Senior fee: £189.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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