Originally Posted by Freyja
Danish is far from a beautiful language and is hard to pronounce. It is however very practical in the sense that the sentence structure is more or less the same as in English and that many words are very similar to English.
But it is not necessary to learn Danish. Virtually all speak English. Danish children learn it from the 3 grade. German is also a language which can be spoken and understood by many. Especially the older generation.
Just drink some "Gammel Dansk" and you will be talking Danish like a native
I bet they wouldn't understand a Jock a Geordie or a Cockney in full flow.