Danish Texts for Beginners

We believe that understanding a written text is essential for learning a language. That is why we offer you numerous texts in Danish with reading comprehension exercises. These texts are online, free, and of different levels that you can read whenever you want.

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Each text is accompanied by an audio file that you can use to learn the correct pronunciation of the words.

Also, once you have read the text, you will be able to do exercises and evaluate your reading comprehension in Danish. You can also download the texts in PDF format and print them if you prefer.


Level A1

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Marias og Sikos morgen
Maria's morning walk with her dog.
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En samtale på sommerferien
What do you think about us cycling to the beach?
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Level A2

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Maria og Lisbeths samtale i skoven
Dinner, chocolate ice cream and movies.
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Maria på pub
Weekend outing with friends.
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Marias skoleår
Maria used to love going to school.
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Marias tur til universitetet
Sometimes she goes by bike, other times by train.
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Level B1

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Maria dimitterer
Maria finished at university.
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Maria har en sød ven
It looks like Maria's falling in love.
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Marias barndom
She was a happy, smiley kid.
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Marias forældres hus
Maria's parents' country cottage.
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Marias yndlingssted i København
Maria enjoys visiting the History Museum in Copenhagen
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Level B2

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Hvilken vej tager Maria til universitetet?
Bike ride to university.
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Indkøbscentret overfor Marias lejlighed
It's not great living opposite a shopping center.
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Lasagne er Marias yndlingsret
Maria makes the world's best lasagna.
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Maria bliver faster
She cried when she heard the news.
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Maria på skiferie
She goes skiing every year.
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Maria på sommerferie
She's built lots of sandcastles.
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Maria på vandretur
Maria's Danish but goes to Norway regularly.
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Marias kemilærer
Maria will never forget her chemistry teacher.
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Level C1

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Marias morfar
Maria loves her granddad; he's a lovely man.
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