Time: 8 July-26 July 2013
Place: The Danish Cultural Institute, Vartov, Farvergade 27 L, 1463 København K, phone +45 3313 5448
Instructor: Ivan Häuser, PhD in linguistics, management consultant, www.ivan-hauser.dk
The Danish Cultural Institute in cooperation with Danes Worldwide is organizing a Danish language and culture course for adult relatives to Danes living and working abroad. The course participants are either non-Danish or Danes that do not have Danish as their mother tongue.
o To enable the participants to communicate in Danish
o To make the participants familiar with Danish grammar and pronunciation
o To give the participants and overall understanding of Danish culture in a contemporary and historical perspective
o To make the participants comfortable with being on their own in Denmark
o To give the participants interesting cultural experiences in Denmark
The participants will send information about themselves to the instructor, Ivan Häuser, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the following email-correspondence the instructor will test their level of knowledge of the Danish language, and be informed about their special interests in Denmark. He will want to know, whether they all understand English and which other languages they use. Based on this information the course will be tailored to the enrolled participants’ needs.
Preliminary Program (detailed programme will follow after enrolment)
Working languages: Danish and English (the instructor knows German, French and Russian, too, and can give supplementary explanations in these languages, if needed)
First week: Monday 8 July – Friday 12 July
Danish class: Communcation exercises, grammar and grammatical exercises, training pronunciation (Danish songs and rhymes), reading texts. Comparing Danish culture with the participants’ backgrounds.
or evening Cultural event: 9th The Danish Parliament, Folketinget, 11th Art Museum Louisiana, 12th Christiania or historical walking tour.
Second week: Monday 15 July – Friday 19 July
Danish class: Communcation exercises, grammar and grammatical exercises, training pronunciation (Danish songs and rhymes), reading texts, role-plays covering everyday situations, etiquette. Comparing Danish culture with the participants’ backgrounds.
or evening Cultural event: Culturel event: 15th Assistens Churchyard, 16th Walking in historical Copenhagen 17th, Viking Museum and Cathedral in Roskilde, 18th Concert House or the Opera, 18th Interview with real Danes
Third week: Monday 22 July – Friday 26 July
Cultural events: Visit to the Danish National Gallery, the National Museum and visits to Danish institutions.
Danish class: Communcation exercises, grammar and grammatical exercises, training pronunciation (Danish songs and rhymes), reading professional texts, role-plays covering various informal and formal situations, etiquette. Comparing Danish culture with the participants’ backgrounds.
The Danish Cultural Institute will issue a diploma with a description of the course content
Deadline for application: June 1, 2013
Members of Danes Worldwide: DKK 6000
Non-members: DKK 6600
Det Danske Kulturinstitut
Vartov, Farvergade 27 L
DK 1463 Copenhagen K
If you need more information about Danes Worldwide, click to their website: www.danes.dk
Det Danske Kulturinstitut: email@example.com
tlf.: +45 33 13 54 48
Opdateret d. 02.03.12