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Lesson 1: On the Phone

In this lesson, you will be introduced to a scenario where a man calls the embassy after he and his girlfriend have had their credit cards and passports stolen.


What you learn in this lesson

  • Formal and informal greetings
  • To give your name and to ask for someone’s name
  • Spelling

The grammar in this lesson

  • The alphabet
  • Verbs, the infinitive and present tense
  • Nouns, the singular
  • Basic word order

You can also read about

  • Basic facts and figures concerning Denmark
  • How Danes interact

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Further information about the course


For an introduction to the structure of the lessons and how to work with them, please read the Online Danish introduction


To find out which aspect of grammar or pronunciation is covered in which lesson, please visit the

Grammar index
Pronunciation index