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Scandinavian Languages

  • Taught by Native/Fluent Speakers
  • Grounded in Cultural Contexts
  • Provides an Immersive Learning Experience

Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish are similar in many ways, but each has its subtle nuances. These courses allow you to establish, enhance, or perfect your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Through professional instruction, you will expand your understanding of dialect, grammar, intonations, and word usage while improving idiomatic and grammatical conversational abilities.

Conversational Norwegian

If you have had some prior exposure to the Norwegian language, then this high-beginner-level course will help you to build upon that knowledge.

1 section

Swedish II

Continue to master more grammatical structures and to expand your vocabulary and the range of your conversational ability in Swedish.

2018 Summer
1 section

Danish I

Master pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary in this introductory course to Danish, which is taught within a cultural context.

2018 Summer
1 section

Norwegian II

Continue to expand your vocabulary and master grammatical structures in Norwegian.

2018 Summer
1 section

Swedish Grammar for Heritage/Proficient Speakers

If you are fluent in spoken Swedish but do not have the reading or writing skills, take this course to round out your overall Swedish proficiency.

2018 Summer
1 section

Swedish I

In this beginner’s course, build your Swedish vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar within a cultural context.

2018 Summer
1 section

Advanced Swedish: Media and Literature

Work toward advanced-level reading, writing, and conversational skills in Swedish, while exploring Swedish history and literature.

Danish II

Expand your basic speaking, reading, and writing skills to hold simple conversations using proper Danish.

Danish III

Build upon the knowledge acquired in previous Danish courses and continue to develop your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Danish.

Intermediate Swedish: Grammar and Conversation

Build on your existent Swedish knowledge through targeted grammar aimed at facilitating more varied and professional written and spoken expression.

Norwegian I

In this beginner’s course, build your Norwegian vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar skills within a cultural context.

Norwegian III

In this intermediate-level Norwegian course, review basic grammar, build your vocabulary, and practice conversational Norwegian.

Norwegian IV

In this intermediate Norwegian language course, expand and refine your speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Swedish III

Continue to develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills, and learn to discuss everyday topics in Swedish.

Swedish IV

Expand and refine your speaking, reading, and writing skills to achieve idiomatically and grammatically correct conversations in Swedish.

Swedish V

Read fairy tales and historical fiction, and practice grammar studied in previous Swedish-language courses, while examining it in greater depth.