Language support in the workplace

Danish language development of international employees

The workplace plays a prominent role in the Danish language development of international employees.

Copenhagen Language Center has collected a few suggestions that might improve the communication with international employees in Denmark. You can help the employee learn Danish faster and at the same time make him or her feel more welcome:

  • Try to imagine what it must be like
  • Include your colleague in conversations
  • Give yourself time to listen
  • Look at the person you are talking to
  • Use different words if you are not understod the first time
  • Help by finding the missing words
  • Speak slowly and clearly
  • Make sure to pronounce all the words accurately
  • Give few instructions at a time