Module structure

Our courses are divided into 6 modules in total.
The official Danish Language Education 3 consists of 5 modules, concluded with the Danish 3 Examination.
There is an additional module 6 for students who are planning to attend higher education in Denmark. This module is concluded with the Higher Education Examination.

Click on the module to read more about content and duration.
A module is a unit of Danish education, as determined by the Ministry of Education.
There are three levels of Danish Education all divided into modules - Danish Education 1, Danish Education 2 and Danish Education 3. At Studieskolen we offer Danish Education 3. Your school background determines which Danish Education is right for you.
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6-12 weeks

In Module 1, you learn to understand and communicate in very simple Danish about common, everyday things. You learn to read simple texts on topics you already know, and you learn to write simple sentences. You also gain insight into culture and society in Denmark.

 

We work with topics such as:
● Work
● Education
● Everyday life, such as family, daily routines, leisure, transport and meals
● Housing, different ways to live and home decor

 

Module 1 corresponds to level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

 

How long does it take to complete Module 1?
It depends on whether you choose a day or evening class.
Day class: it takes six weeks in a day class.
Evening classes: it takes 12 weeks in an evening class, and the module is divided into two steps: Step 1.1 and Step 1.2. Each step takes six weeks.

 

 

How do I sign up?
You start module 1 if you have never learned any Danish.
If you want to register, please sign up here.

12-18 weeks

In Module 2, you learn to understand and communicate in simple Danish about common, everyday things. You learn to read concrete information and understand the contents of some simple texts. You learn to express yourself in writing  using simple language.
You also gain a little more insight into culture and society in Denmark.

 

We work with topics such as:
● Work, for example, previous employment and employment wishes
● Occupational and job opportunities
● Education, for example, school and educational background and any training requests
● Everyday life and citizenship, such as family forms and leisure activities
● Denmark geographically and in numbers, e.g. population, the largest provinces and cities, etc.

 

Module 2 corresponds to level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

 

How long does it take to complete Module 2?
It depends on how many times your class meets per week.
If you attend day classes or evening classes which are twice a week, then it takes 12 weeks.  Module 2 is divided into level 2.1 and 2.2.  Each level takes 6 weeks.
If you attend classes which meet once a week,
then module 2 takes 18 weeks, since it is divided up into 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3.

 

 

How do I sign up?
If you are attending Module 1 at Studieskolen, you have to pass Module 1 before you can start Module 2. You will be tested in class.
If you have had a break from us, or have completed Module 1 at another school and want to start module 2, then you have to come in for a placement test.

 

12-18 weeks

In Module 3, you will learn to understand and communicate in coherent Danish about everyday topics. You learn to find information and understand the contents of a wide range of simple texts. You will also learn to express yourself in writing in a simple yet coherent language
You gain a little more insight into  culture and society in Denmark and learn to relate to your own experiences.

 

We work with topics such as:
● Work, for example, volunteering
● Job opportunities, job seeking and interview
● Education, for example, different teaching and learning styles, expectations for learning, etc.
● School and education in Denmark
● Everyday life and citizenship
● Denmark then and now, such as work, family and gender equality.

 

Module 3 corresponds to level A2/B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

 

How long does it take to complete Module 3?

It depends on how many times your class meets per week.
If you attend day classes or evening classes which are twice a week, then it takes 12 weeks.  Module 3 is divided into level 3.1 and 3.2.  Each level takes 6 weeks.

If you attend classes which meet once a week, then module 3 takes 18 weeks, since it is divided up into 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3.

 

 

How do I sign up?
If you are attending Module 2 at Studieskolen, you have to pass Module 2 to get to Module 3. You will be tested in class.
If you have had a break from us, or have completed Module 2 at another school and want to start  Module 3, then you have to come in for a  placement test.

 

12-18 weeks

In Module 4, you learn to understand and communicate in coherent and more complex Danish. The language is more accurate and tailored to different situations.
You learn to read a wide range of texts in a more complex language. And you can now express yourself coherently in writing as well.
You will work on getting a better understanding of culture and society in Denmark and can relate to your own experiences.

 

We work with topics such as:
●  Work, for example description of skills and preparation of a simple CV
●  Job search and reading job ads
●  Education, for example, training in Denmark and teaching methods in the Danish education system
●  Everyday life and citizenship
●  Denmark before and now, for example, from agricultural to industrial.

 

Module 4 corresponds to level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

 

How long does it take to complete Module 4?
It depends on how many lessons you have in class per week. Module 4 takes either 12 weeks or 18 weeks.
If you take an evening class with 3 lessons twice a week, the module will take 18 weeks. It is divided into three steps: 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3.
If you take a day class or an evening class with 4 lessons twice a week, the module will take12 weeks. It is divided into two steps: 4.1 and 4.2.

 

 

How do I sign up?
If you are attending Module 3 at Studieskolen, you have to pass Module 3 to get to Module 4. You  will be tested in class.
If you have had a break from us, or have you completed Module 3 at another school and want to start  module 4, then you have to come in for a placement test.

 

18-24 weeks.  Danish 3 Examination.

Module 5 is concluded with Danish 3 Examination which finishes Danish Education 3.

In Module 5 you will learn to understand and communicate by using a coherent, relatively nuanced and complex language. The language is highly accurate and adapted to the situation.
You learn to read a wide range of texts formulated in a relatively nuanced and complex language, such as authentic and current texts, historical topics and literary texts. You also learn to express yourself in writing in a coherent, nuanced and complex language.
You gain an insight into Danish history, culture and society, which you can put in relation to your own experience.

 

We work with topics such as:
● Denmark before and now, for example, 1800-century and modern times, including for example, women's suffrage.
● Work, for example, preparation of CVs, application and interview
● The structure of labor in Denmark, expectations to the work force in the Danish labor market, including rules related to working life
● Formal and informal skills
● Workplace culture, such as cooperation and interaction, unwritten rules
● Education, for example, adult education and training
● Everyday life and citizenship, such as the environment, democracy and society in general.

 

Module 5 corresponds to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

 

How long does it take to complete Module 5?
Module 5 takes 18-24 weeks and is divided into steps 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 and 5.4.

 

 

How do I sign up?
If you are already attending Module 4 at Studieskolen, you need to pass Module 4 to get to Module 5. You will be tested in class.
If you have had a break from us, or have you completed module 4 at another school and want to start module 5, then you have to come in for a placement test.

18-24 weeks. The Higher Education Examination.

Module 6 is concluded with The Higher Education Examination.

 

The purpose of module 6 is that you can qualify for higher education in regards to Danish language. The tuition will conclude with The Higher Education Examination, which is usually the Danish language requirement for admission to higher education.
In Module 6 you will learn to understand and communicate in a fluid, nuanced and complex language with a high level of accuracy. You can customize your language for different communicative situations. You will be able to follow a lecture, a presentation or a debate. You will also learn how to participate in an academic discussion, to argue and provide a well-structured presentation of a topic.

 

We work with topics such as:
● Workplace and study culture, including work relationships and social life, written and unwritten rules
● Teaching and forms of study in higher education in Denmark
● Topics of general relevance in humanities, social sciences and the natural sciences.

 

Module 6 corresponds to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages​​.

 

How long does Module 6 take?
Module 6 takes 18-24 weeks.

 

 

How do I sign up?
if you want to study module 6, you have to contact the student advisor.

 

Click to see an example of the module 2 assessment test.