What is your Danish level?

Are you not sure what your Danish level is? You might have a better idea reading about the six levels according to the European standards listed below. We are also very happy to receive your call, if you need help figuring out which of our courses will best suit you.

At the A1 level, you can

SPEAK

  • Interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
  • Introduce yourself and others and ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live, people you know and things you have.

 

LISTEN

  • Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.

 

READ

  • Understand everyday names, words, and very simple sentences, e.g. in announcements, on posters or in brochures

 

WRITE

  • Write short, simple postcards and fill out forms asking for personal information.

At the A2 level, you can

SPEAK

  • Communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters
  • Describe in simple terms aspects of your background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

LISTEN

  • Understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).

READ

  • Read very short and simple texts. You can find specific information in e.g. brochures, menus and timetables, and understand short, simple personal letters.

WRITE

  • Write short, simple notes and messages. You can write a very simple personal letter

At the B1 level, you can

SPEAK

  • Deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken. You can unprepared participate in a conversation about subjects of personal interest or general subjects such as family, leisure time, work, travel and current events
  • Describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. You can tell a story, summarize a book or a movie and describe your impressions

LISTEN

  • Understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.

READ

  • Understand personal letters where the sender describes his/her experiences, feelings and desires.

WRITE

  • Produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

At the B2 level, you can

SPEAK

  • Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  • Explain clearly and in detail about your interests and experience. You can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

LISTEN

  • Understand longer coherent speech and talks and follow a complicated exchange of ideas, provided that you have knowledge about the subject. You can understand most news shows on TV. You can understand most movies in standard language

READ

  • Understand longer coherent speech and talks and follow a complicated exchange of ideas, provided that you have knowledge about the subject. You can understand most news shows on TV. You can understand most movies in standard language

WRITE

  • Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

At the C1 level, you can

SPEAK

  • Express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. You can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. You can express your views and ideas in a way that is accommodated to the person you talk to
  • Explain clearly and in detail about complex subjects branching into different problem areas. You can present special problem areas and wrap up the presentation with a conclusion

LISTEN

  • Understand a long talk even when not well-structured, and ideas and thoughts are not expressed directly. You can understand TV programs and movies with no real difficulty

READ

  • Understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning. You can understand technical terminology also when not within your own field

WRITE

  • Produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices. You can write in different styles accommodating to the receiver

At the C2 level, you can

SPEAK

  • Summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.
  • Express yourself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

LISTEN

  • Understand with ease virtually everything heard

READ

  • Understand with ease virtually everything read

WRITE

  • Write complex letters, reports or articles in a way that helps the receiver noticing the important points. You can write summaries, conclusions and reviews of academic texts and fiction

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