This 13th lesson deals with the present tense in Danish. In addition I included a vocabulary list about survival and emergencies. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Danish Classes.
Below is a list of 15 sentences conjugated into the present tense. I focused on the examples you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Danish, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.
|I see you||Jeg ser dig|
|I write with a pen||Jeg skriver med en pen|
|You love apples||Du elsker æbler|
|You give money||Du giver penge|
|You play tennis||Du spiller tennis|
|He reads a book||Han læser en bog|
|He understands me||Han forstår mig|
|She has a cat||Hun har en kat|
|She knows my friend||Hun kender min ven|
|We want to learn||Vi vil gerne lære|
|We think Spanish is easy||Vi synes spansk er nemt|
|You (plural) work here||I arbejder her|
|You (plural) speak French||I taler fransk|
|They drive a car||De kører en bil|
|They smile||De smiler|
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Below is a list of 28 words related to survival expressions such as emergencies, and calling for help. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to communicate better when in distress or when providing help to someone else who is in need.
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Finally, here are some common sentences to strengthen your conversation skills. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Danish Phrases page. Enjoy!
|Are you okay?||er du okay?|
|Call a doctor!||ring til en læge|
|Call the ambulance!||ring venligst efter en ambulance|
|Call the police!||ring til politiet|
|Calm down!||Tag det roligt!|
|I feel sick||Jeg har det ikke godt|
|It hurts here||Det gør ondt her|
|It's urgent!||Det haster!|
|Stop!||Hold op! Stands!|
|Where is the closest pharmacy?||hvor er det nærmeste apotek?|
|You look beautiful! (to a woman)||Du ssr smuk ud|
|You have a beautiful name||Du har et smukt navn|
|This is my wife||Dette er min kone (hustru)|
|This is my husband||Dette er min mand|
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Congratulations! You finished your 13th lesson in Danish about the present tense, and survival expressions. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Danish Lesson 14. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Danish homepage.