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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.

This Fall, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Norwegian I

In this introductory Norwegian course, build vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar skills while deepening your cultural knowledge.

2020 Fall
1 section

Norwegian III

This intermediate-level language course covers all four core skill areas, with an emphasis on conversational Norwegian.

2020 Fall
1 section

Swedish I

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

2020 Fall
1 section

Swedish III

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

2020 Fall
1 section

Swedish: Language and Culture

If you have completed at least Level IV, or the equivalent, of Swedish language study, then this course will help you build upon that knowledge.

2020 Fall
1 section

Danish I

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

2020 Fall
1 section

Danish III

Master correct Danish pronunciation and establish good grammatical habits within a cultural context and a communicative environment.

2020 Fall
1 section

Norwegian IV

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

2020 Fall
1 section

Swedish II

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

2020 Fall
1 section

Swedish IV

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

2020 Fall
1 section

Danish II

Continue to discover the richness of the Danish language and culture in this course, designed for beginners with some prior knowledge of Danish.

Danish IV

Expand and refine your intermediate speaking, reading, and writing skills, enabling conversation in idiomatically and grammatically correct Danish.

Intermediate Swedish: Integrated Skills

This high-intermediate course introduces complex and colloquial Swedish grammar, with a focus on using it in conversation and discussion.

Norwegian II

Continue to expand your vocabulary and master grammatical structures through activities that enhance the range of your conversational abilities.