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FVU Mathematics

Course information

FVU-Mathematics is a free course and is specially designed for people with Danish as a second language, and can help you improve your mathematics skills. Completing FVU-Mathematics Level 2 and Reading Level 4 qualifies you for admission to vocational schools e.g. AMU, SOSU and other.

Is this course for you?

  • you want to get better at mathematics and perhaps help your children with homework
  • you are planning to start a vocational education in Danish
  • you already speak Danish at an intermediate (B1) level
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  • Education type

    Classroom sessions

  • Number of participants

    12 – 20 participants per class

  • Number of lessons

    2 x 4 lessons per week
    approx. 70 lessons per level

  • Number of days

    Classes twice a week
    approx. 12 weeks per level

  • Expected self-study

    Minimum 2 hours per week

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Understand mathematics and the mathematical concepts

Improve your mathematical skills

If you would like to improve your mathematics skills, you can supplement your Danish language studies with FVU-Mathematics.

With FVU Mathematics you get:

  • freshen up the math you have learnt in school
  • competent and targeted instruction for a specialized teacher
  • mathematical vocabulary and concept that you can use in your every day



Find your level

FVU Mathematics opens doors

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FVU Mathematics consists of 2 levels wich end with and exam.

FVU Mathamtics gives you access to:

  • a passed FVU Mathematics level 2 corresponds to 9th grade level in mathematics
  • a passes FVU Mathematics level 2 qualifies you for admission at vocational schools (combined with FVU Reading level 4)

Before you can start, you need to come in for a screening. The screening is a conversation and written test that takes about 1,5 hours. The screening will determin whether FVU-Mathematics is the right course for you and the level at which you should start.

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What you are going to learn

Get better at mathematics

During the FVU Mathematics course you will be learning for example about statistisc, procentage, geometry by using Danish and Danish specific concepts.

We are going to work on:

  • numbers and mathematical concepts from your everyday
  • exercises with text, numbers and figures
  • budgets, payslips, invoices, formulas.

In the FVU-Mathematics course, we use materials and situations from your everyday life. Ior example: an electricity bill, figures in newspapers and television, payslips and budgets, telephone subscriptions sales, discounts and recipes.

Are you unsure of you Danish level?
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FVU Mathematics levels and exams

FVU Mathematics has 2 levels, that end with an exam.

Level 1

You will practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division – both in your head and using paper and pencil. You will learn to use: measurements and weights, fractions and percentages, length and height, width and perimeter.

Level 2

You will learn about: area, cubic measurement, figures such as triangles, squares and circles, basic statistics and how to compile data using statistical methods. 

Course schedule
Time4 lessons per day
Morning 8:45 - 12:152 x 4 lessons per week
Evening 16:30 - 20:002 x 4 lessons per week
Course requirements

To enrol in the course you have to already speak Danish at an intermediate level B1, or must have passed:

  • Danish Exam 1 or
  • Danish Course 2, Module 4 or
  • Danish Course 3, Module 3

FVU Mathematics is free of charge course and you also have to meet the following conditions:

  • have a Daish CPR number
  • be at least 18 years old

Do you have any questions?

Contact us

If you have questions regarding our courses, please contact us by telephone or by email.

+45 33 21 31 31

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