Kay Xander Mellish is as an English-language communications consultant in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her company KXMGroup assists both large and small Danish firms with English-language content generation, editing, translating, and social media, along with English-language voiceovers.
Kay is also the author of the book “How to Live in Denmark”, which is for sale at Denmark’s National Museum and been published in English, Chinese and Arabic. She frequently stages “How to Live in Denmark” events around the country to help Danes and foreigners get to know each other better in relaxed, fun circumstances.
This edition has been fully updated to reflect changes in grammar, cultural changes and the impact of modern technology. All sections have been systematically revised, and a new section on phrases and an up-to-the-moment account of the use of the comma have been added. The examples and grammar explanations have been improved throughout.
a wealth of examples from present-day Danish particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty Danish-English parallels highlighted throughout the book an extensive index and clear paragraph numbering for easy navigation cross-references in all parts of the book.
Danish: A Comprehensive Grammar is the most comprehensive and detailed Danish grammar available in English and is an essential reference source for the learner and user of Danish at all levels. It is ideal for use in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.
Key features include:
• progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills
• structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar
• an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises
• realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios
• useful vocabulary lists throughout the text
• additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries
Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Danish will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Danish.
Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.
◦ What to expect in meetings and negotiations with Americans
◦ How to make small talk with US colleagues - and which topics to avoid
◦ What Americans really want from a manager
◦ Why your US customers expect you to be available all the time
◦ How to speak American-sounding English and avoid errors
◦ Why Americans love exclamation points!
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