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Private online Danish lessons with native speaking teachers

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Online Danish lessons anytime, anywhere

Bring learning Danish to life through live 1-to-1 classes with a personal Danish tutor. It's effective, fun and guaranteed to get you talking. Start with a free trial class today.

Live conversation. Native speaking tutors

Our online Danish classes emphasize conversational skills, enabling you to speak Danish confidently in real-world scenarios and develop your fluency in a supportive environment.

Tailor made classes matched to your study goals

Enjoy customized classes delivered by expert online Danish tutors. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced learner, our classes can cater to your unique learning style and individual goals.

Professional and passionate Danish tutors

Learning a language is not just about grammar and vocabulary. It's about culture, history, and context. Our team of native Danish tutors bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to each class.

Gunhild Jensen
Danish Native
Sessions: 1344
 99% Positive
£28.60 / €33.68 / $35.68
Trial: 50% Off
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Pernille Busborg
Danish Native
Sessions: 504
 100% Positive
£24.40 / €28.01 / $31.33
Marie Brinch Johnsen
Danish Native
Sessions: 2
 Not Rated
£26.65 / €30.55 / $34.19
Trial: Free
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Christina Edwards
Danish Native
Sessions: 996
 100% Positive
£34.91 / €39.88 / $44.71
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Tina Mortensen
Danish Native
Sessions: 46
 100% Positive
£26.65 / €30.55 / $34.19
Trial: 90% Off
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Get rapid tutor feedback on each core skill. Instant feedback from a native teacher helps you monitor your progress, focus on areas of difficulty and stay motivated as you learn.

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Speaking - C1 - Advanced
Listening - B2 - Intermediate
Reading - C1 - Advanced
Writing - B1 - Intermediate

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Booking lesson time is easy. Choose a Danish tutor by availability, price, profile, student reviews and much more. Start with a trial class to get an evaluation of your existing fluency level and ability.

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Why learn Danish?

Learning to speak Danish online is an exciting and rewarding journey.

Learning Danish offers a fascinating glimpse into the culture and history of Denmark, a country known for its high quality of life, progressive society, and rich cultural contributions. As the language of Hans Christian Andersen and Søren Kierkegaard, Danish provides access to a wealth of literary and philosophical works. Additionally, Denmark's leadership in design, architecture, and sustainability makes Danish an invaluable language for professionals in these fields. At Verbalplanet, we connect learners with native Danish tutors who bring the language and culture to life through personalized instruction.

Mastering Danish can open doors to various opportunities, both personal and professional. For those interested in the Scandinavian lifestyle or planning to travel or work in Denmark, fluency in Danish can significantly enhance the experience. Danish is closely related to Norwegian and Swedish, which means learning it can also make it easier to understand and learn these other Scandinavian languages. Verbalplanet's native tutors provide online Danish lessons that focus on your individual goals, making learning Danish not only effective but also enjoyable. With our online platform, you can immerse yourself in the language and culture, guided by experts who can help you achieve fluency and a deeper appreciation for Denmark.

How long does it take to learn Danish?

Danish is categorized as a Category I language according to the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), indicating that it is relatively easy for English speakers to learn compared to more complex languages. This classification is due to its straightforward grammar and significant similarities with English. However, Danish pronunciation can be challenging due to unique sounds and the glottal stop, known as stød. The European CEFR guidelines also support this by providing a structured pathway from A1 (beginner) to C2 (proficient), helping learners systematically build their language skills.

At Verbalplanet, we understand that even languages classified as 'easier' still require dedicated effort and effective teaching methods. A native speaking Danish tutor can make a significant difference in your learning journey. Our online Danish tutors provide personalized lessons that focus on the nuances of the language, helping you master tricky pronunciation and build confidence in speaking. With real-time feedback and tailored instruction, you can overcome the challenges of learning Danish more efficiently. Verbalplanet’s tutors ensure that your learning experience is engaging and effective, guiding you to achieve fluency and a deeper understanding of Danish culture.

Danish Proficiency Exam Prep

The Danish language proficiency exams, such as the Prøve i Dansk 1, 2, and 3, are essential for non-native speakers who wish to validate their Danish language skills for academic, professional, or personal purposes. These exams test listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills at different levels, with Prøve i Dansk 3 being the highest level required for permanent residency and citizenship in Denmark. Achieving high proficiency in these exams can open doors to various opportunities, including higher education and improved job prospects in Danish-speaking environments.

Preparing for these exams can be challenging due to the language's unique pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary. Engaging in online Danish lessons with a native tutor can significantly enhance your preparation and boost your confidence. An online Danish tutor can provide tailored lessons that focus on the specific areas you need to improve, offer practice exams, and give real-time feedback to help you perfect your skills. This personalized approach ensures that you are well-prepared for the exam day, making the learning process more effective and enjoyable.

At Verbalplanet, we connect learners with experienced native Danish tutors who are well-versed in the requirements of the Danish proficiency exams. Our tutors use interactive teaching methods and customized lesson plans to ensure comprehensive preparation for these exams. With Verbalplanet’s online Danish lessons, you gain access to high-quality education that caters to your individual learning needs, helping you achieve fluency and success in your proficiency exams. Start your Danish learning journey with Verbalplanet and unlock the full potential of your language skills.

Why learn with an online Danish tutor?

Learning Danish with a private online Danish tutor from Verbalplanet offers numerous benefits tailored to meet your individual needs and goals. Whether you're aiming to improve your business communication, academic performance, or personal growth, our native tutors provide personalized and effective instruction.

  • Danish for Business: Develop proficiency in business terminology and cultural nuances to enhance professional interactions in Danish-speaking markets.
  • Learning Danish Grammar, Accent Reduction, and Pronunciation: Master complex grammar rules, reduce your accent, and improve pronunciation with expert guidance.
  • Helping with Danish School Exams: Receive tailored support for important exams such as A-Level, GCSE, and AP Danish to excel in academic assessments.
  • Travel: Enhance your travel experiences with fluent Danish, allowing for richer cultural immersion and easier navigation.
  • Emigrating to a Danish-Speaking Country: Prepare comprehensively for a smooth transition and integration into a new community with advanced language skills.
  • Personal Pleasure: Enjoy Danish literature, film, and music in their original language for a more fulfilling cultural experience.
  • Career: Expand your career opportunities in global markets with proficiency in Danish.
  • Personal Development: Enhance cognitive abilities and cultural awareness by learning a new language.
  • Official Danish Exams: Prepare for key proficiency tests such as Prøve i Dansk 1, 2, and 3 with expert tutoring.

Working with a personal Danish teacher ensures a flexible, personalized, and effective learning experience, helping you reach your language goals efficiently.

Frequently asked questions about our online Danish lessons

Why learn Danish with us?

We've been helping people to learn foreign languages since 2006 and all our Danish tutors are suitable for anyone looking to learn Danish efficiently and effectively.

We are rated as excellent on Trustpilot and have professional Danish tutors for people of all ages and abilities.

Our Danish tutoring services can help you quickly improve all the core skills - listening, writing, reading, speaking, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. You can also customize your lessons to focus on goals such as business Danish, conversational skills, accent reduction or passing official Danish proficiency tests. Whatever your goal we have some amazing Danish tutors here to help.

We've also a friendly customer service team on hand to help with any queries and guarantee an extra trial lesson if you're not completely happy with your Danish teacher after your first lesson.

What qualifications and experience do Danish tutors on Verbalplanet have?

Teaching on Verbalplanet is by application only and our standards are high so we only admit the very best Danish tutors from around the world. We also monitor tutor performance 24/7. All our tutors are rated on their performance by fellow students so you can make an informed choice.

Our team of professional Danish tutors have years of experience teaching students of all ages and abilities, including children, and the vast majority are bilingual and can speak English.

You'll also find many tutors have additional professional qualifications or experience in teaching specialized areas such as conversational Danish, emigration tests, exam preparation and cultural studies.

How can a Danish tutor help me improve my fluency?

A private Danish teacher can help you improve core skills in several ways.

  1. They can provide personalized lessons tailored to your study style and goals.
  2. They can offer feedback on your pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary, helping you to develop better conversational skills.
  3. Native Danish tutors can introduce you to the nuances of Danish culture and help you to understand the context behind certain words and phrases.
  4. Online tutors can also recommend the best resources, such as books and podcasts, to help you practice and improve your fluency outside of class.

Overall, a professional Danish tutor can be a valuable resource and can help you to achieve your goals more efficiently and effectively.

How do I pay for online Danish lessons?

We have several payment methods available for our Danish lessons. You can use credit/debit cards and PayPal.

Payment can be made quickly and securely in your local currency through the Verbalplanet platform. You can book as many Danish lessons as you want with no obligation to buy more than you need.

Online Danish classes tend to be cheaper than face-to-face lessons because the tutor doesn't need to travel to you. Typically web based tutoring will cost between $20 USD to $40 USD per lesson.

Unlike other platforms we offer loyalty discounts based on your booking history so your lessons can get progressively cheaper as you learn, which means that you can receive discounts whether you're buying one lesson or twenty.

What is the fastest way to learn Danish?

The most effective approach to learn Danish is through full immersion by living in a Danish speaking country.

For most people that's not possible so we offer the next best thing which is to practice with a private Danish tutor.

Your Danish teacher can manage your development through a personal study plan designed to focus on your goals and areas of difficulty. Choose your Danish tutor and start building your confidence in speaking in live conversation.

How can I learn correct pronunciation with an authentic accent?

To learn correct pronunciation with an authentic accent, consider these strategies:

  1. Listen and Imitate: Regularly listen to native speakers through movies, songs, podcasts, and news broadcasts. Try to imitate the sounds, rhythms, and intonation.
  2. Use Pronunciation Tools: Leverage apps that focus on pronunciation, offering audio comparisons and feedback.
  3. Practice with Native Speakers: Engage with fluent Danish speakers or a tutor who can provide immediate feedback and corrections, helping you adjust your accent gradually.
  4. Record and Self-Assess: Record yourself talking and compare it to native speakers, noting areas for improvement.

These methods, combined with regular practice, will gradually help you adopt an authentic Danish accent.

A problem many learners face is being embarrassed about talking outloud or making mistakes. Working with an online Danish teacher is a great way to overcome this problems and grown in confidence.

How do I choose my Danish tutor?

Choosing an online Danish teacher involves several key considerations to ensure the best experience:

  1. Qualifications and Experience: Look for tutors with formal qualifications in Danish or teaching, and check their experience, especially with teaching students at your level. We only accept tutors with significant teaching experience and qualifications.
  2. Reviews and Feedback: Read reviews from other Verbalplanet students to gauge the tutor's effectiveness, reliability, and teaching style.
  3. Teaching Style and Approach: Consider what teaching style suits your needs. Some Danish tutors may focus more on conversation, while others might emphasize grammar or pronunciation. Contact our tutors for free to learn more.
  4. Trial Lessons: These are a great way to test your current level of fluency and get to know your Danish tutor. Use this opportunity to see if the tutor's approach aligns with your personal goals and if you communicate well with each other.
  5. Flexibility and Availability: All available lesson times are shown in your time zone so you can ensure your preferred tutor's schedule aligns with yours and that they can commit to the number and frequency of lessons you'd like.
  6. Compatibility: Learning a language is a long-term commitment, so it's important that you feel comfortable and motivated by your tutor.
Should I choose a Danish tutor who is a native speaker?

Learning Danish with a native speaker isn't strictly necessary, but it does offer several important advantages.

Native speakers provide authentic pronunciation, idiomatic use, and cultural context that can significantly enhance the overall experience. This real-world exposure helps learners understand how Danish is used in everyday conversations and situations, improving their listening and speaking skills more effectively than with non-native instructors.

Regular conversation with a native Danish speaking tutor will significantly boost your confidence in speaking and provide cultural insights enriching the learning process which simply aren't possible through apps or self study programs.

How do Danish lessons work online?

Online Danish lessons with Verbalplanet are a convenient and effective way to learn and are almost the same as 1-on-1 in person classes.

Our classes are conducted over Skype, Zoom or Microsoft Teams. This enables you to learn Danish from any location and keep using the same Danish tutor no matter where you are in the world. During the lesson, you will have the opportunity to interact with your tutor in real-time, practice your speaking, and receive immediate feedback and guidance.

You will also have access to our bank of resources to enhance your progress between classes.

How many online Danish lessons do I need?

The optimal number of Danish lessons per week you'll need will vary depending on your fluency goals and any previous study. However, most educational experts say that regular practice is the key to becoming fluent in Danish.

Ideally, around two or three classes per week can offer a balanced approach, allowing enough time for new information to be absorbed and practiced, while also maintaining momentum without overwhelming the learner.

Engaging with a native speaking Danish teacher with Verbalplanet can provide you with focused intensive practice and feedback that accelerates your path to fluency.

About the Danish language

Choosing to become fluent in Danish and learning a new language online is an exciting journey.

Danish, known as Dansk, is spoken by approximately 6 million people, primarily in Denmark, where it is the official language. It is also spoken in parts of Greenland and the Faroe Islands, both of which are Danish territories. Additionally, there are Danish-speaking communities in Germany, the United States, Canada, and other countries due to emigration. Danish is a North Germanic language, closely related to Norwegian and Swedish, which can facilitate learning for speakers familiar with these languages.

For learners, Danish presents unique challenges and rewards. Its pronunciation can be tricky due to the soft consonants and the glottal stop, known as stød. However, the grammar is relatively straightforward compared to other languages, with simple verb conjugations and no case system. Learning Danish opens up opportunities to engage with Denmark’s rich cultural heritage, including its contributions to literature, design, and film. Additionally, proficiency in Danish can enhance travel experiences and provide career opportunities in various sectors, given Denmark’s strong global presence in industries such as shipping, renewable energy, and pharmaceuticals.

Want to be a Danish tutor with Verbalplanet?

If you are a Danish tutor looking to teach more students please sign up for fee and submit your tutor profile. Click here to find out more about tutoring Danish with us.

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