The intensive Danish course programme at Copenhagen Language Center offers an impactful learning programme focused on quickly improving your ability to use Danish in everyday life.
An effective and intensive Danish course
The intensive Danish course is a fast progression course, which means that you quickly learn to read, write and speak Danish. Instruction is provided according to a fixed learning and teaching programme. As an Intensive Danish student, you will work with other highly motivated students, and you must be prepared for several hours of homework every week.
Intensive Danish focuses on spoken Danish – particularly pronunciation – enabling you to quickly begin using Danish in everyday life.
With a Danish CPR number, you can learn Danish free of charge at Copenhagen Language Center. As of 1 July 2017, new students enrolling in Danish courses will be charged a refundable deposit of DKK 1,250.
Intensive Danish is for ...
Students eligible for Danish 3
... those who have the time and ability to speed up the pace of their studies for a period of time. Classroom instruction progresses quickly in the intensive courses – and so do the students’ abilities. You will see major advances in your Danish skills day by day.
Intensive Danish is for those who can work independently and are determined to succeed. You must consistently attend classes and be prepared for several hours of weekly homework and independent studies.
Intensive Danish is for those who are enrolled in Danish course 3 and can be taken in day or evening classes.
Intensive Danish daytime courses
12 lessons weekly, classes three times a week
Intensive Danish course for daytime students consists of four 8-week modules and one 12-18 week module (module 4). You can take all of your Danish training in the form of intensive courses, or simply take one or more intensive modules when it suits your lifestyle and responsibilities.
- Daytime classes run from 8:45 to 12:15.
- Classes three times a week – a total of 12 lessons each week.
- About six hours of homework every week.
- Module 5 concludes with Danish Exam 3.
Intensive Danish evening courses
6 lessons weekly, classes twice a week
Intensive Danish course for evening students consists of four 8-week modules and one 12-18 week module (module 4). You can take all of your Danish training in the form of intensive courses, or simply take one or more intensive modules when it suits your lifestyle and responsibilities.
- Evening classes run from 16:30 to 19:00 or from 19:15 to 21:45.
- Classes twice a week – a total of 6 lessons each week.
- About four hours of homework every week.
- Module 5 concludes with Danish Exam 3.
To enrol in an Intensive Danish course, you must have at least 12 years of schooling, stable attendance and quick progression. You are able to work intensively and independently, with a focus on results.
As far as possible, classroom instruction is in Danish. It is a requirement, however, that you have strong English skills, as some instruction will be in English.
If you are already attending classes at Copenhagen Language Center, talk to your teacher about whether Intensive Danish is a good option for you.
If you are enrolling as a new student at Copenhagen Language Center, our team of counsellors will assess whether Intensive Danish is the right programme for you.
More information about our intensive Danish course
You can find answers to your questions about Intensive Danish at Copenhagen Language Center below. If you still have any unanswered questions, you are always welcome to contact us.
Intensive Danish at Copenhagen Language Center is for students enrolled in Danish course 3.
To participate in Intensive Danish, you must have a strong progression in your Danish skills and be prepared to complete several hours of homework each week. You must be motivated and able to work independently.
Intensive Danish is not for everyone. We expect that you attend class regularly and that you maintain your focus throughout the course.
Intensive Danish students are required to:
- Actively participate in classroom instruction.
- Complete homework assignments that take 4-6 hours each week.
- Deliver written homework on time.
As an Intensive Danish student, you get:
- An intensive and effective Danish course with rapid progression.
- Instruction by highly professional and dedicated teachers.
- Access to our online platform with Danish assignments.
To be eligible for enrolment as a student at Copenhagen Language Center, you must be at least 18 years of age, reside in Denmark and have a CPR number.
An Intensive Danish daytime course lasts eight weeks. The evening courses also last eight weeks (module 4 is a 12-week course).
As an Intensive Danish student, you will follow a weekly plan developed by your teacher. Each week, you will touch on all aspects of learning Danish: reading, listening, writing and speaking Danish. We place a special emphasis on pronunciation.
Classroom instruction features a wide variety of methods that actively engage you.
Copenhagen Language Center utilises the latest digital platforms and materials. As an Intensive Danish student, you will also have access to our online platforms, where you can find extra assignments and follow the course curriculum.
You will join a class of students whose Danish skills match your own – and who are all prepared for an intensive course.
Classroom instruction in Intensive Danish courses is designed to ensure rapid progression. Consistent class attendance is therefore absolutely essential.
You should expect to spend 18 hours a week on your Danish lessons if you enrol in a daytime course. Evening course students should expect to spend 10 hours a week on classes and homework.
As an Intensive Danish student, you will have access to our online universe featuring everything needed to improve your Danish, including:
- Texts and assignments
- Listening exercises
- Pronunciation training
- Relevant links, apps and much more
Intensive Danish courses will help you progress quickly – and they require a strong effort by you.
You can choose to take your entire Danish training in the form of intensive courses, or you can choose an intensive module when you have room in your life to ramp up your studies for a shorter period of time.