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5 Danish mini stories with audio

Easy stories in simple Danish for beginners A few days ago, I posted my Danish translation and audio recordings of "Who is She", which is a simple story written for students of various languages. The stories you'll find below, however are shorter and all follow a similar pattern: A very short story is told about… Continue reading 5 Danish mini stories with audio

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“Hvem er hun” A Danish dialogue with audio and translation

Danish parallel sentence texts with audio are hard to come by Since I've been learning languages, I've been on the lookout for good learning materials online. I always look for parallel texts in a language I understand next to my target language as well as corresponding audio recordings. These kind of texts are extremely useful,… Continue reading “Hvem er hun” A Danish dialogue with audio and translation

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Sønderjysk: The Danish dialect that got away

An awkward dialect I grew up in a small Danish town called Haderslev, some 50 km's from the German border. This region, known as Sønderjylland, or Southern Jutland is known for its dialect which, for most other Danes, is quite difficult to understand. The region was the scene for several wars with Germany throughout history,… Continue reading Sønderjysk: The Danish dialect that got away

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Juha the giant – A translation from Arabic

Today, I sat down and translated The following Arabic text is a short story  that I found on the internet (source). I translated the text from Arabic to English and Danish. I count on doing short translations more often as a way of reading Arabic in a much more intensive fashion. The reason that I… Continue reading Juha the giant – A translation from Arabic