Swedish learning materials

This section presents a set of Swedish learning materials for mastering the language effectively. The posts are written by Karin, who has become fluent in Swedish after a year and she would like to share her experience in this matter.

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    100 common conversations in a restaurant (part 1)

    Conversations in a restaurant is one of the most requested topic due to its popularity. If you were a diner in a Swedish restaurant, why not try out these conversations when ordering food. If you were to work in a restaurant, the post will help explain what you would commonly hear in this context. Photo: Petr Sevcovic on Unsplash 1. Hej! Välkomna! Varsågoda och sitt! – Hello! Welcome! Please take a sit (applicable for 2 or more people). 2. Hej! Välkommen! Varsågod och sitt! – Hello! Welcome! Please take a sit (applicable for 1 person). 3. Tack! Kan vi få menyn? tack! – Thanks! Can we have the menu? Thanks! 4. Absolut! (Ett…

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    10 first swedish lessons for beginners

    Lesson 1: The Swedish alphabet Swedish is one of the languages whose words are pronounced really close to how they are written. Thus, starting with learning how to pronounce the alphabet is the first step every Swedish learner should do. I would like to introduce to you a video clip where you can practice pronunciation with different voices reading through each letter. Watch the video clip here. You can also read more about the Swedish alphabet, vowels, consonants, the meaning of the three special letters Å, Ä, Ö, you can refer to the article here. Photo by rawpixel.com on Unsplash Lesson 2: Introducing yourself in the simplest way For exemple:…

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    Learning Swedish through the fairy tale “The Frog Prince”

    Det var en gång en kung som bara hade en dotter. Eftersom hon var hans enda barn fattades det henne ingenting. Hon hade en barnkammare full med leksaker, en ponny att rida på och en garderob sprängfylld med söta klänningar. Men trots det var prinsessan ensam. “Vad jag önskar att jag hade någon att leka med”, suckade hon. Prinsessan favoritleksak var en vacker gyllene boll. Varje dag lekte hon med sin boll i slottsträdgården. När hon kastade upp bollen i luften tycktes den ge sig iväg av sig själv och nudda molnen, innan den landade i prinsessans händer igen. En blåsig dag lekte prinsessans i trädgården som vanligt. Hon kastade…