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Swedish False Friends Posted by on Aug 29, 2014

A while ago, we talked about some of those words in Swedish that are the same in English in a creatively titled post English Words in Swedish. They’re the ones that make learning a language just a little bit easier. Of course, learning a language is always a challenge, no matter how many cognates there…

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Boxes and hedgehogs: Expressing “there is/are” in Swedish Posted by on Aug 13, 2014

Tjena! Let me present to you the next installment in the Swedish with Steve series: “Boxes and hedgehogs: Expressing ‘there is/are’ in Swedish”. In a previous post, I told you about the Swedish verb vara and its different forms. This time, I’m going to teach you how to say “there is” or “there are”. For…

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