Announcements

    • 35th anniversary video - WATCH! In honor of the 35th anniversary of the establishment of the Scandinavian Language Institute, a promotional video has been produced.  I encourage you to watch this celebration of Ballard and all things Nordic!  Enjoy!
      Posted Sep 10, 2013, 3:36 PM by Ed Egerdahl
    • Spring Quarter Up-and-Running - NOT TOO LATE All of our Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish language classes are up and running for Spring Quarter.  It is however NOT TOO LATE to jump on the bandwagon and join a class.  This is our last session before next fall.  Let us know if you are interested and we'll get you caught up.  Velkommen!
      Posted Apr 7, 2014, 3:18 PM by Ed Egerdahl
    • Pass the word! NEW SPRING CLASSES are underway.  It has been the case for 35 years now that your own word-of-mouth is our very best form of advertising.  Please help us pass the word about the classes, programs and services offered through the Scandinavian Language Institute.  Thank you in advance for your continued support.  It is so very much appreciated.
      Posted Apr 7, 2014, 3:19 PM by Ed Egerdahl
    • Class Registration Registration for each of the language courses takes place in class.  All you need to do is show up.  We do not do any pre-registration unless otherwise noted in the schedule.  Tuition payment and text fees are due within the first three weeks of the quarter.  Payment can be made in cash or by check.  The tuition payment is made out to the Scan. Lang. Inst. / your text fees are due directly to the teacher.
      Posted Sep 27, 2012, 12:53 PM by Ed Egerdahl
    • Summer Tour to the Land of the Midnight Sun Our next tour begins in Oslo on June 26, 2014.  Now is the time to reserve your spot! The itinerary for the 2014 summer tour, "Norway - Land of the Midnight Sun" is available here. Click on Summer Tour to Norway.    Make your plans to join us!
      Posted Feb 9, 2014, 5:14 PM by Ed Egerdahl
    • Special events We have two film Klubb events planned during Spring quarter.  One on April 22nd (The Last Lieutenant) and another on May 8th (Knut Hamsun).   Join us marching in the annual Ballard Parade to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Syttende Mai (Saturday the 17th of May).  We'd love to have you join our parade unit and afterglow with us at the Museum following the parade. 
      Posted Apr 7, 2014, 3:22 PM by Ed Egerdahl
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    Godt Hjerte

    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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    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

    Scandinavian Language Institute
    Ed Egerdahl, Director
    616 Fir St.
    Edmonds, WA 98020
    (425) 771-5203
    info@sliseattle.com

    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.



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