Danish 2: module 3
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LDH23
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
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.
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?
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.
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.