Complete Danish Beginner to Intermediate Course

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Complete Danish Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself by Bente Elsworth

304-page book (with 40 illustrations) and audio support.

Do you want to develop a solid understanding of Danish and communicate confidently with others?

Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Danishwill equip you with the skills you need to use Danish in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way.

What will I achieve by the end of the course?

By the end of Complete Danish you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy.

Is this course for me?

If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course.

What do I get?

-18 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section

-Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick

-Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking

-Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner

-Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Denmark

-Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims

-Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Danish

-Test Yourself - see and track your own progress

*Complete Danishmaps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines.

The audio for this course is available for free on or from the Teach Yourself Library app.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Pronunciation
  • 01 At the railway station
  • 02 It was a lovely meal!
  • 03 Shopping
  • 04 At the airport
  • 05 Weekend in North Zealand
  • 06 By train to Jutland
  • 07 At a business meeting
  • 08 At the hotel
  • 09 At a cottage in Mols
  • 10 On board the ferry
  • 11 Back at Hans and Lone's house
  • 12 On a language course
  • 13 Tourists in Copenhagen
  • 14 At a restaurant
  • 15 When you visited us in England
  • 16 Alison is ill
  • 17 Shopping in Copenhagen
  • 18 Goodbye, till next time!
  • Strong and irregular verbs
  • Glossary of grammatical terms
  • Key to the exercises
  • Danish-English vocabulary
  • English-Danish vocabulary
  • Taking it further Index

Complete Danish Book/Audio Support: Teach Yourself - About the Author(s):

Bente Elsworth was born in Randers, Demark. She has lived in England since 1968 and has a degree in Russian from the University of London. She has many years of experience in teaching Danish at the University of East Anglia and this has made her aware of the particular problems that English speakers face when learning Danish. This knowledge forms the basis of the approach adopted in Teach Yourself Danish.


Beginners in Danish who want to progress quickly beyond the basics to a level where they can communicate with confidence.

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  • Book Dimensions

    23.6 x 17 x 5.4 cm

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  • Book Publication Date

    27 Dec 2013

  • Book Publisher

    Teach Yourself

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  • Product Supplier

    Hodder Education

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