DANISH 1A: Beginning Danish

TuTh 2-3:30 , B33B Dwinelle. Instructor: Karen Møller

Units: 4

ENTRANCE POLICY FOR LANGUAGE COURSES

 No auditing is permitted in Scandinavian language courses.

 Berkeley faculty and staff members interested in participating in Scandinavian language classes must first consult the Scandinavian languages coordinator, Karen Møller at:  kmoller@berkeley.edu

To enroll in a Scandinavian language course, go to Concurrent Enrollment, UC Berkeley Extension.

Please be aware that UC students have enrollment preference in all UC courses. Application requested via Extension is not congruent with admission and approval for a course. Perspective Concurrent Enrollment students must attend the 1st class meeting and the instructor will determine if there is space in the course to admit CE applicants. If a class has a wait list – all UC enrolled students will be offered space in the class first, before any seats are offered to CE applicants.

THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS A DISTANCE LEARNING CLASS FOR STUDENTS AT OTHER UC CAMPUSES. COURSE HAS A DELAYED START: LAST WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 2017. PLEASE CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

(Fall only. Danish 1B is offered in Spring.) Classes meet for three hours of Danish instruction per week. Students will acquire basic communicative competence in all four foreign language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) within a cultural context.

Workload:  About five hours of work outside of class per week (includes online homework), an oral and written midterm and final.

Text: RIGTIG DANSK, Karen Christensen Bahamondes, Gyldendal, 2015.

Prerequisites:  None. Elementary Danish is open to all students without prior knowledge of Danish. The course is not open to native, near-native, or heritage speakers of any Nordic language. Course cannot be repeated without prior consent from the language coordinator.