Lærdansk 1-5

Self-paid courses tailored specifically to your needs!

What it is

LÆRDANSK 1-5 are flexible Danish language courses of high quality for you who want to learn and/or become better at the Danish language.


We mostly focus on:

  • spoken Danish - the Danish language as it's spoken by Danes

You'll also learn about:

  • written Danish - reading, writing and spelling in Danish


Lærdansk 1 (Beginner 1)

Do you only speak little or no Danish? Then Lærdansk 1 is the perfect starting point for your Danish adventure. Lærdansk 1 is for internationals with no or limited Danish language skills.

You'll learn to...

  • introduce yourself, e.g. »Mit navn er... Jeg kommer fra...«
  • ask about others, e.g. »Hvad hedder du... Hvordan har du det...«
  • give and receive short messages
  • count, tell time, the weekdays, etc.
  • pronounce special Danish letters and sounds

Lærdansk 2 (Beginner 2)

Do you already know a bit of Danish? Then choose Lærdansk 2!

You'll learn to...

  • introduce yourself more thoroughly
  • respond to short questions about yourself, e.g. »Jeg har været i Danmark i 2 måneder. Sidste weekend var jeg i biografen«
  • ask when you don't understand something, e.g. »Hvad betyder ...? Hvordan udtaler man ...?«
  • understand short dialogues, e.g. at work, at a café or at the bakery: »Hvad skulle det være? Jeg vil gerne have et rugbrød«
  • pronounce words so that others can understand me
  • write a casual e-mail

Lærdansk 3 (Intermediate 1)

Can you interact in Danish? Then choose Lærdansk 3!

You'll learn to...

  • speak with more people at once in a simple way
  • express your viewpoints
  • understand the most important points in conversations if the topic is familiar
  • follow some dialogues on TV, e.g. in news broadcasts and Danish movies

Lærdansk 4 (Intermediate 2)

Do you speak some Danish, but lack vocabulary and proficiency in the language? Then choose Lærdansk 4!

You'll learn to...

  • participate in conversations about topics of personal interest or about current events
  • understand simple messages and instructions at work
  • write short, cohesive messages and requests, e.g. for school or a job application
  • pronounce longer words and sentences
  • express opinions
  • present a topic and answer questions about the topic

Lærdansk 5 (Advanced 1)

Can you express yourself somewhat fluently in Danish? Then choose Lærdansk 5!

You'll learn to...

  • actively participate in group discussions
  • correct yourself and rephrase your sentences
  • manage e.g. customer service in writing and in speech
  • understand and give messages and instructions at work
  • write and understand simple and formal e-mails


What course should I choose?

Lærdansk 1: No Danish language skills are required

Lærdansk 2: Limited Danish language skills (corresponding to Lærdansk 1)

Lærdansk 3: Danish language skills corresponding to Lærdansk 2

Lærdansk 4: Danish language skills corresponding to Lærdansk 3

Lærdansk 5: Danish language skills corresponding to Lærdansk 4


If you sign up for Lærdansk 2-5, you'll be invited to an interview to ensure that you are placed in the right class at the right level. 

If you are in doubt about which course suits you, please contact us. We'll be more than happy to help you find the right course for you.


Daytime class Monday + Wednesday 09:00 - 11:45 6 weeks
Evening class Monday + Wednesday 18:00 - 20:10 7 weeks
Saturday class Saturday 09:00 - 12:30 9 weeks


Each course consists of 50 lessons (36 lessons in class, 14 lessons online).


DKK 1,500

Curricula for our courses are based on specific books. You can borrow the books from us.

In addition to your course, you'll get access to:

  • Exercises, videos, examples and tuition
  • Our digital platform
  • Course material and text book
  • Online dictionary
  • Other online learning tools


Sign up for LÆRDANSK

NB: To start a class, a minimum of 12 course participants are required.


The courses take place at Lærdansk Aarhus, Olof Palmes Allé 35, 8200 Aarhus N.

The school has free parking, and the light rail (letbanen), bus 6A and bus 86 stop right outside the school.