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Karen Bahamondes
Co-founder and teacher


Karen holds a BA in Danish and Danish as a Second Language from the University of Copenhagen. She has been teaching Danish to highly qualified internationals at language schools in Copenhagen and Frederiksberg since 1997.

Karen has extensive experience of client-based teaching and tailored language programmes, as well as being at the forefront of e-learning development in Denmark.

Her passion for educational theory, IT and teaching comes to the fore in her development of the Danish for You learning platform, which draws on her professional experience in creating the teaching materials and website for people studying state-authorised language programmes in Denmark, published as Rigtig Dansk by Gyldendal.

As well as Danish, Karen also speaks English and Spanish.

Malene Neergaard
Co-founder and teacher


Malene holds an MA in modern Greek and English from the University of Copenhagen. She also has post-grad certification in teaching Danish as a second language for adults from the Danish School of Education.

From 1989 to 1999 she taught modern Greek on an evening-class basis – as well as at the University of Copenhagen.

Malene has been teaching Danish to highly qualified internationals since 1999. She also has 15 years’ experience as an educational counsellor, as well as 4 years’ experience as an examination coordinator.

In recent years Malene has specialised in e-learning, with a professional focus on online feedback and the individual client.

As well as Danish, Malene speaks Greek, English and some French.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please write to info@danishforyou.dk or call:
+45 5150 4944 or +45 2465 7865