What is the course about?
This course is a continuation of the beginners Danish course, building upon and expanding basic Danish conversational skills as well as increasing knowledge of Danish culture.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
You will learn vocabulary and basic Danish structures covering: directions; the body; clothes; rooms; directions; vacation; modes of communication; Denmark.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
talk about plans in the near future.
- talk about hobbies, sports, etc
- name parts of the body
- name items of clothing
- ask for and giving directions
- write an e-mail/postcard
- (talk about past events).
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is for near beginners – students should have completed Danish:1 module 1 or have equivalent knowledge of the language.
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?
- 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 the tutor's own material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
You can carry on studying Danish by joining Danish 1:module 3 in April.