Danish 101

Top Resources for Learning Danish

Learn Danish with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Danish.

General

Omniglot - Basic overview of Danish with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Danish language

Free Courses

Duolingo - Interactive Danish course with mobile app

Amazon - Danish language learning materials
Danish Class 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
Pimsleur - Comprehensive Danish course based on the Pimseleur method

Phrases

Loecsen - Basic Danish phrases for travel with audio and illustrations
Surface Languages - Basic Danish phrases with audio
Wikivoyage - Danish travel phrases (no audio)

Dictionaries and Translation

Bab.la - Danish-English online dictionary
Bab.la - English-Danish online dictionary
Google Translate - Translate to and from Danish

Grammar and Vocabulary

Antosch & Lin - Danish audio flashcard system
Forvo - Collection of Danish words pronounced by native speakers
Wikipedia - Danish grammar
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Danish vocabulary
Verbix - Danish verb conjugation tool

Video

Danish Class 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
TED - Watch TED talks with Danish subtitles and transcripts
YouTube - Search videos for learning Danish

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Meetup - List of Danish language meetups worldwide
Reddit - /r/danishlanguage subreddit for learning Danish

Books

Children's Books Forever - Free children's books in Danish
Children's Library - Children's books in Danish
Project Gutenberg - Download or read Danish language books online for free
Wikivoyage - Danish travel phrases (no audio)

News

Other Resources

Duolingo - Interactive Danish course with mobile app

Articles and Opinion

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  • Lorna Phillips

    My grandpa came over from Copenhagen Denmark and didn’t speak english.. my mom said he would sing her somthing like hisla dusla dum while bouncing her on his knee.. she is 88 years old and never knew what he sang to her.. could you tell us in English what he was singing to her please.. my email address is dtrouble2002@yahoo.com .. it would be nice to be able to tell her b4 she passes.. thanks for whoever can help me..