Why mastering English isn’t all good news for Danish workers and their companies

Why mastering English isn’t all good news for Danish workers and their companies

While learning English is clearly an advantage for Danish workers, mastering the language of Shakespeare isn't enough for companies that export to Germany.

Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?
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Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?

Taxi drivers in Denmark to face language requirement under new law

Taxi drivers in Denmark to face language requirement under new law

Danes are ‘world’s second-best’ speakers of English as a foreign language

Danes are ‘world’s second-best’ speakers of English as a foreign language

Tell us: What’s the best word in the Danish language?

Tell us: What’s the best word in the Danish language?

21 Danish words we’ve learned during the coronavirus outbreak

21 Danish words we’ve learned during the coronavirus outbreak

Has the Danish language stopped borrowing English words?
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Has the Danish language stopped borrowing English words?

Danes still worst English speakers in Scandinavia (but they’re getting better)

Danes still worst English speakers in Scandinavia (but they’re getting better)

10 regional Danish words that will make you sound like a local
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10 regional Danish words that will make you sound like a local

ANALYSIS: How the English language will change after Brexit

ANALYSIS: How the English language will change after Brexit

Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages

Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages

Oh… The Danish town that wants to change its name

Oh… The Danish town that wants to change its name

Foreign doctors must meet Danish language standards: minister

Foreign doctors must meet Danish language standards: minister

Essential Danglish words you’ll end up using

Essential Danglish words you’ll end up using

The Anglo-Saxons were more menacing than the Vikings, and the English language can prove it

The Anglo-Saxons were more menacing than the Vikings, and the English language can prove it

Essential phrases and customs to survive the Danish winter

Essential phrases and customs to survive the Danish winter

Danes the ‘worst’ English speakers in Scandinavia (but still among world’s best)

Danes the ‘worst’ English speakers in Scandinavia (but still among world’s best)

More Danish words the world should start using

More Danish words the world should start using

Danish badminton star wins Chinese fans with Mandarin skills

Danish badminton star wins Chinese fans with Mandarin skills

Denmark introduces interpreter charge at hospitals

Denmark introduces interpreter charge at hospitals

Allotment association proposes members ‘must speak Danish’

Allotment association proposes members ‘must speak Danish’

Denmark adds ‘elbow-greeting’ and ‘superspreader’ to national lexicon

Denmark adds ‘elbow-greeting’ and ‘superspreader’ to national lexicon

Seven Danish words that are tough to translate into English

Seven Danish words that are tough to translate into English

OPINION: Danish leaders’ inclusion struggles are losing them innovation

OPINION: Danish leaders’ inclusion struggles are losing them innovation

New strategy aims to get Danes speaking more languages

New strategy aims to get Danes speaking more languages

Nordics fail to win back crown as world’s best English speakers

Nordics fail to win back crown as world’s best English speakers

Is the Danish language really that hard to learn?
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Is the Danish language really that hard to learn?

OPINION: Why do Danish leaders seem rude?

OPINION: Why do Danish leaders seem rude?

‘Test two-year-olds’ Danish skills’: minister

‘Test two-year-olds’ Danish skills’: minister

Denmark considers mandatory language test for all three-year-olds

Denmark considers mandatory language test for all three-year-olds

The Danish word of the year is….

The Danish word of the year is….

The absolute worst words in the Danish language

The absolute worst words in the Danish language

Danes define their national values in online vote

Danes define their national values in online vote

13 signs that you’ll never master Danish

13 signs that you’ll never master Danish

Why you should learn Danish (and how it will benefit you)

Why you should learn Danish (and how it will benefit you)

Drunk or Danish? Swedish police eventually work it out

Drunk or Danish? Swedish police eventually work it out

Denmark has new plan to get refugees into work

Denmark has new plan to get refugees into work

Denmark to refugees: Work first, learn Danish later

Denmark to refugees: Work first, learn Danish later

‘Refugee flow’ named Danish Word of the Year

‘Refugee flow’ named Danish Word of the Year

Language holds the key to success in Denmark
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Language holds the key to success in Denmark

Danes no longer world’s best English speakers

Danes no longer world’s best English speakers

VIDEO: Origins of Danish language revealed

VIDEO: Origins of Danish language revealed

Ten top stuck-together Danish words

Ten top stuck-together Danish words

Americans get tongue tied speaking Danish

Americans get tongue tied speaking Danish

Copenhagen man revives Viking ‘forest’ language

Copenhagen man revives Viking ‘forest’ language

Denmark to add English as second language

Denmark to add English as second language

Not even the Danes can understand Danish

Not even the Danes can understand Danish

Danish words the world should start using

Danish words the world should start using

Top ten mistakes Danes make in English

Top ten mistakes Danes make in English

Danes world’s best non-native English speakers

Danes world’s best non-native English speakers

Test your Danish skills with our word quiz

Test your Danish skills with our word quiz

Denmark largely ignoring the Spanish language

Denmark largely ignoring the Spanish language

Fewer Danes learning German and French

Fewer Danes learning German and French

Dane wants to correct Google Translate’s ‘bias’

Dane wants to correct Google Translate’s ‘bias’