Photo by: Hans Splinter
Them Nordic language beggars be too choosey
Whether you call them films or movies
Check out an impressive compilation of Norwegian, Finnish & Danish films with English subtitles on YouTube.
Perhaps it's up to quality of content
Some of the films in the list have been removed for a variety of reasons, but there are still lots there to work with.
Ways to use films for language learning
Queue up a film you want to see and listen closely to the Norwegian, Finnish & Danish being spoken. Beginner and intermediate learners may wish to read along in English. Advanced and functionally fluent learners: stop looking at those subtitles unless you hit something you don't know!
Stop the film any time when you come across some language byte that interests you. You can rewind and play again for many reasons, for example listening comprehension and accent improvement (if you speak back after the actors).
You can use films as a means to gain exposure to Norwegian, Finnish & Danish language and culture.
Teachers create collective context, take a break
Well, you don't actually have to take a break but if you need one, this is a great way.
You can also use these films as a launching point for discussion and plan lessons around the content.
#tdebbie2002 on YouTube
This list of free Norwegian, Finnish & Danish movies was compiled by YouTube user #tdebbie2002 and is an incredibly accessible resource for learners of all levels.
See all of #tdebbie2002's lists of films with English subtitles.
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