Time: 14 July - 1 August 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 email@example.com. 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 14 July – Friday 18 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: 14th A Danish Film, 15th The Danish Parliament, Folketinget, 17th Art Museum Louisiana, 18th Christiania or historical walking tour.
Second week: Monday 21 July – Friday 25 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: Cultural event: 21st Assistens Churchyard, 22nd Walking in historical Copenhagen, 23rd The Viking Museum and Cathedral in Roskilde, 24th Concert House or the Opera, 25th Interview with real Danes
Third week: Monday 28 July – Friday 1 August
Cultural events: 28th A Danish Film, 29th Visit to the Danish National Gallery, 30th the National Museum, 31st -1st August visits to other Danish institutions or other cultural events.
Danish class: Communication 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 7, 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
tlf.: +45 33 13 54 48
Opdateret d. 02.03.12