Learn Danish with the Northwest Danish Association! We offer classes in the community for anyone wishing to learn how to speak, read, and write in Danish. In the classes, students explore Denmark and discuss Danish culture.

Our classes are now held online via Zoom – anyone from near and far can join in and learn Danish with us. The Winter Term 2021 is based in Seattle (PT).

Danish Conversation and Culture Class – Intermediate Level

Winter Term: January 9th to March 6th, 2021
Time: Saturday mornings, 9:00 am to 10:30 am (PT)
Level: Intermediate Level
For this class, you must be an intermediate level Danish speaker that can engage in some conversation in Danish. Contact NWDA at seattle@nwdanish.org if you are unsure whether this class is suitable for your level of Danish.

About this class: The class will use a variety of media (e.g. news articles, poems, songs, videos, games, etc.) to engage students in conversation and learning about Denmark and Danish culture – particularly with a focus on relations to the US and current affairs.  Students will have the opportunity to improve their understanding of Danish texts, songs, and spoken Danish.  They will also be able to practice their conversation skills and pronunciation.

About the instructor: The teacher for this class is Adrian Tan, a native Dane living in Seattle. He has been teaching the class at NWDA for 4 terms and has experience teaching in Denmark.

The objectives of the class are:

  • To improve student’s conversation skills in Danish
  • To provide students with cross-cultural knowledge of Denmark and Danish culture
  • To practice talking about various topics in Danish

The Winter Term 2021 Danish class is now full. Send an e-mail to seattle@nwdanish.org if you are interested in future classes.