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Archive for October, 2012

Sister where art thou? Posted by on Oct 25, 2012

As many of you might remember one of our fellow bloggers Jennie quit a few months ago because of her maternity leave. We miss her all and especially her up-to-date and witty posts. So I was thinking the other day that it would be nice to hear from her and know how it´s been…

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Suffixes: -aktig and -mässig Posted by on Oct 23, 2012

In the Swedish language, there are lots of different avledningar, or bound morphemes that you can add to words to change their part of speech as well as their function in a given context. Some examples of avledningar are: -het be- för- (when unemphasized) -ig -lig -bar And there are many more. But two avledningar…

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Popular Swedish Souvenirs Posted by on Oct 17, 2012

Going to Sweden soon? What are your expectations? A shopping spree or a walk in the woods? Checking out different pizzeria’s pizza salad? For those of you who have read this blog for a while now probably know more about Sweden than most. What would you then bring back from Sweden, either out of symbolic…

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Nobel Prizes 2012 Posted by on Oct 16, 2012

The Nobel Prizes have recently been announced. In fact, all of them have been announced and will be awarded to the recipients in December. Alfred Nobel was a prolific inventor, most famous for inventing his patent on dynamite. All those inventions made him a rich man and when he died his will stated that his…

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Swedish TV shows Posted by on Oct 13, 2012

Do you want to watch TV programs in Swedish but not sure what programs are good to start with? Well, here follows a list of programs divided into categories by genre. Some of the programs are only half in Swedish, like Top Model Sverige, which can be a good compromise. It might also be nice…

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Personal Pronouns Den, det, de/dom, dem Posted by on Oct 11, 2012

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Education Vocabulary in Swedish Posted by on Oct 9, 2012

Plenty of readers here are working on their Swedish as they study away at university. So what better way than to include yet another vocabulary list? This one covers about about 20 different fields of study and an extra 15 words or so. It’s a long vocabulary list this time. It’s a long vocabulary this…

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