Danish Reading

If you're trying to practice your Danish Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 and 27 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The first section is in Danish and the second part is in English. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Danish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Danish Reading

Read the following text very carefully and see what you can understand without looking at the English translation, and see what you understood from it, you can use our Danish dictionary if you want.

Danish Reading
Artikel 26.
Enhver har ret til undervisning. Undervisningen skal være gratis, i det mindste på de elementære og grundlæggende trin. Elementær undervisning skal være obligatorisk. Teknisk og faglig uddannelse skal gøres almindelig tilgængelig for alle, og på grundlag af evner skal der være lige adgang for alle til højere undervisning.
Undervisningen skal tage sigte på den menneskelige personligheds fulde udvikling og på at styrke respekten for menneskerettigheder og grundlæggende friheder. Den skal fremme forståelse, tolerance og venskab mellem alle nationer og racemæssige og religiøse grupper, og den skal fremme De forenede Nationers arbejde til fredens bevarelse.
Forældre har førsteret til at vælge den form for undervisning, som deres børn skal have.
Artikel 27.
Enhver har ret til frit at deltage i samfundets kulturelle liv, til kunstnydelse og til at blive delagtiggjort i videnskabens fremskridt og dens goder.
Enhver har ret til beskyttelse af de moralske og materielle interesser, der hidrører fra en hvilken som helst videnskabelig, litterær eller kunstnerisk frembringelse, som vedkommende har skabt.

Below is the translation of the above text, check what you understood without the help of the dictionary, after reading the translation one time, go back up and read the Danish text and see if you can recognize the more words this time.

English Translation
Article 26
1. Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
2. Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.
3. Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.
Article 27
1. Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.
2. Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.

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