Top 35 Mistakes Danes Make in English: A fun guide to small but significant errors

· KXMGroup

About this ebook

 Danes speak very good English, yet they make a few common mistakes over and over. Whether it's writing 'exciting' without the 'c' or using 'meet' to mean 'start work' or translating 'eventuelt' as 'eventually', this short book offers up a list of easy-to-fix mistakes to help Danes make their spoken and written English even more smooth and native-sounding.

About the author

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.

A native of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Kay studied journalism and art history at New York University. She worked for several US Fortune 500 companies including units of Disney, News Corp., and Time-Warner before moving to Denmark, where she was employed by Carlsberg and Danske Bank. 

Kay’s first book, How to Live in Denmark: An entertaining guide for newcomers and their Danish friends, was based on her long-running podcast and is for sale at Denmark’s National Museum, the Danish Parliament at Christiansborg Palace, and Hamlet’s Castle in Helsingør. It is also available in Arabic and Chinese.

Her third book, How to Work in Denmark: Tips on Succeeding at Work and Understanding Your Danish Boss has been ordered in bulk by several large Danish companies for distribution to their newly-arrived international specialists. 

Kay is also the author of Working with Danes: Tips for Americans and Working with Americans:Tips for Danes, available in print format as a fun flip book.

You can bulk order copies of those books or this book (including special versions with your corporate logo) or book Kay for a virtual presentation or an in-person presentation in Denmark or the US at

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