Announcements

  • Special 35th anniversary video! To mark the 35th Anniversary of the Scandinavian Language Institute, a documentary video has been produced.  I encourage you to watch and enjoy this celebration of Ballard and all things Nordic!
    Posted Sep 3, 2014, 3:32 PM by Ed Egerdahl
  • NEW Spring Schedule FINALIZED! Spring quarter starts the week of March 23rd and runs through the week before Memorial Day.  The Spring Schedule has not been finalized and posted.  NEW BEGINNING CLASSES STARTING as well as various levels in all 4 languages!  Call or email us to be added to the inquiry list and receive "hot off the presses" information about SLI language classes!
    Posted Mar 1, 2015, 6:38 PM by Ed Egerdahl
  • Pass the word! SPRING QUARTER - the last new session of the school year starts SOON.  It has been the case for over 35 years that your own Word-of-Mouth is our very best form of advertising.  Please help us Pass the Word about S.L.I. classes, programs and services!
    Posted Feb 15, 2015, 8:17 PM by Ed Egerdahl
  • Registering for class... Registration takes place in class.  All you need to do is show up. Tuition payment and text fees are due within the first three weeks of the quarter.  Payment can be made in cash or by check made out to the Scan. Lang. Inst. / your text fees are due directly to the teacher.
    Posted Sep 3, 2014, 3:34 PM by Ed Egerdahl
  • Summer Tour a Great Success! Plans are in the works for next summer's tour - "The Best of Norway" with Ed Egerdahl as your guide.  This unique "field-trip" showcases the wonder of the mountains, fjords and coastline in the Land of the Midnight Sun.  Click on the Summer Tour link to see details of last summer's tour.  Updates coming.
    Posted Sep 3, 2014, 3:30 PM by Ed Egerdahl
  • Special events - SYTTENDE MAI As always, the Scandinavian Language Institute will be participating as a unit in the big Seventeen of May parade through Ballard on Sunday, May 17th.  Plan to join us as we march behind our banner and wave our various Scandinavian flags.  The more the merrier.  We will have an afterglow party in the classrooms following the parade.  More details coming. 
    Posted Mar 1, 2015, 6:41 PM by Ed Egerdahl
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Godt Hjerte & Virginia Dublin Memorail Scholarship fund

The Scandinavian Language Institute welcomes your donations to allow us to offer our scholarship program, as well as other cultural events open to the community.  Donating is easy through Paypal, all major credit cards are accepted. Make your tax deductible donation today!
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Godt Hjerte & Virginia Dublin Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Scandinavian Language Institute welcomes your donations to allow us to offer our scholarship program, as well as other cultural events open to the community.  Donating is easy through Paypal, all major credit cards are accepted. Make your tax deductible donation today!
Click here:


The Scandinavian Language Institute has been vitalizing the Scandinavian heritage in the Pacific Northwest for 35 years through language learning and cultural experience.  Please help us PASS THE WORD about this language program by sending a link to this website to a friend.

Contact Info

HOME OFFICE:
Scandinavian Language Institute
c/o  616 Fir St.
Edmonds, WA 98020
(425) 771-5203
info@sliseattle.com

CLASSROOMS:
Nordic Heritage Museum
3014 NW 67th
Seattle WA 98117
(206) 789-5707

About SLI

Serving the Nordic Community for over 30 years.
 
The Scandinavian Language Institute offers language instruction classes to the general public in various levels of Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, and Icelandic.

Class levels include Beginning, Know-A-Little, Intermediate and Advanced.  These are scheduled each quarter throughout the school year.  There are both daytime & evening classes in 3 locations around the Greater Puget Sound area.

More than just an educational facility, we offer many special services to both students and the general public.

The Scandinavian Language Institute, a Washington State non-profit corporation and tax-exempt organization, is located in the Seattle Community of Ballard at the Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St.. Other classes meet in Seattle (Ballard) and Edmonds. 

The Scandinavian Language Institute gladly welcomes students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin to attend classes.



SLI Photo Slideshow

Tourist Posters from Norway