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30 Common Swedish Adjectives Posted by on Aug 26, 2013

It’s been a while since we looked at adjectives here on the blog. Steve wrote Adjectives and specificness in Swedish and Adjectives and specificness in Swedish, Part 2 about a year ago, so head over there for a look at the grammar behind adjectives. This post is simply going to be a vocabulary sheet looking…

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Swedish sport morals Posted by on Aug 24, 2013

Sweden, Denmark or Norway, they are all a part of Scandinavia, sort of the same thing but with different flags. Of course it is hard to know all the differences between countries, especially if you live geographically far away from the countries in question. Many Swedes probably also think along the same line however, not…

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The Swedish holiday is celebrating it’s 75th anniversary Posted by on Aug 23, 2013

Hasn’t Sweden become well renowned for it’s laws about receiving paid holiday all over the world? Have the rumours become larger than life about exactly how many weeks people in Sweden actually get? This blogpost will try to sort some of these questions out and put Sweden in comparison to other countries in the world…

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“Ja må han/hon leva” the Swedish birthday song Posted by on Aug 21, 2013

Here comes a blogpost which can help you in your celebrating somebody’s birthday, in Swedish of course. Just a couple of phrases, a simple but very well known tune and the very repetitive lyrics to the Swedish birthday song. To help you get everything right there is a video at the bottom of the page…

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5 Tips for Learning Swedish Effectively Online Posted by on Aug 16, 2013

Hej! Det var länge se’n! – Long time no see! After a several months’ break from blogging, I’m back with 5 great tips to help you effectively learn Swedish on the Internet! These are methods I’ve used personally and found particularly helpful in my journey toward Swedish fluency. Of course, I have lived in Sweden…

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One Million? One Billion? Big Swedish Numbers Posted by on Aug 5, 2013

If you’re like me, you probably find yourself having to count all of the money you made last year. And they are big numbers. Billions even. Obviously. There’s a lot of money to be made in teaching. But what if you want to count all that money in Swedish? Have no fear. Below I’ve included…

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