Top ten mistakes Danes make in English

Justin Cremer
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Top ten mistakes Danes make in English
"Isn't it funny to be up here?". Photo: Ty Stange/Copenhagen Media Center

A recent report ranked Danes as among the best speakers of English as a second language, but that doesn't mean they're perfect. Here are The Local's top ten mistakes that Danes in English.


As we reported on Tuesday, Danes are the world's second best non-native English speakers. As recently as 2014, they topped the annual English Proficiency Index list
There's no doubt that Danes are excellent English speakers, but to poke some good-natured fun at our Danish friends, we’ve compiled a list of the ten most common mistakes Danes make when speaking English. 
We’ve managed to pack four of them into this sentence: “I really see forward to buying some new furnitures this weekend, I think shopping is vonderfully funny.” 
After going through the list, let us know if there are any you would add!
Note: This article was first published in 2014


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