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Archive for June, 2009

Hostels in Sweden Posted by on Jun 15, 2009

Yeah, it seems to be the coldest beginning of summer in Sweden in the last 50 years or so! Brrr… The calendar says one thing, but the weather – another. Still, summer is summer, and as you’ve probably noticed (or know very well, if you’re Swedish) Swedes tend to believe the calendar more than the…

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Passive Voice – part 1 Posted by on Jun 12, 2009

Since we’ve been talking about past participles a lot lately (fortunately, we are done with them now, because I was getting bored. And if I’m getting bored, you must be fast asleep at the computer by now), getting started on the passive voice might be a good idea as well. But first things first. What…

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Past Participles – Definite Forms Posted by on Jun 9, 2009

Good news! Our friends at Transparent say that the problem with uploading images and other files has been fixed! Yay! That means that I can go back to writing more interesting posts again! Sometimes, it’s hard to describe a particular feature or place without any photos – I’m sire you know what I mean, right?…

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You Know You’re From Sweden When… (part 1) Posted by on Jun 6, 2009

Because it is Sveriges nationaldag (Swedish National Day) today, let’s celebrate it with a light-hearted look at “swedishness” at its finest. This installment is about one Swedish institution we all love and cherish – IKEA. So, you know you’re from Sweden when… 1. You trust IKEA more than your government. 2. IKEA is your home…

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Sweden’s National Day – June 6th Posted by on Jun 3, 2009

I’m really tired of all this grammar we’ve been talking about lately. I know we still need to cover a few things regarding past participles, but I’m also sure those buggers must be giving you nightmares by now. So let’s take a little break from grammar this week, shall we? We have a very fun…

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