Colloquial Danish provides a step-by-step course in Danish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Danish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

    Key features include:

    • progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

    • structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar

    • an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises

    • realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios

    • useful vocabulary lists throughout the text

    • additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries

    Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Danish will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Danish.

    Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

    1. The Nielsen family in Køge 2. At work 3. What does it cost? 4. What day is it today? 5. The phone is ringing! 6. The daily humdrum 7. Small problems 8. I wish, I want and I suggest . . . 9. Cheers! 10. Weekend ahead! 11. What do you want to do? 12. What is the weather going to be like? 13. What does she look like? 14. Do you want to come with me? 15. How are you? 16. You’re beautiful! 17. What happened? 18. Let’s go out!


    Kirsten Gade