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Super Scary Prepositions: Till Posted by on Oct 31, 2014

It’s Halloween. A time for super scary creatures. And super scary parts of grammar. Nothing scares me more than prepositions. I hate them. There, I said it. I hate prepositions. I mess them up in Swedish and English. And I’ve been speaking both of those languages for a lot of years. A lot of teachers…

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Swedish Grammar: This and that, Part 3 Posted by on Oct 29, 2014

Mmmmm! Hej på dig! I’m back with Swedish Grammar: This and that, Part 3. In parts 1 and 2, I explained two different ways to say “this” in Swedish. Now it’s time to explain “that”. If you recall from Part 1, the first way I taught you how to say “this” was den här. Den…

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Answering Yes and No Questions in Swedish Posted by on Oct 27, 2014

Det is an important word in Swedish. It’s a common word with a lot of uses and a few different meanings. If you missed Steve’s posts about this and that, definitely click on through to find out more about how det is used: Swedish Grammar: This and that, Part 1 Swedish Grammar: This and that…

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Swedish Grammar: This and that, Part 2 Posted by on Oct 9, 2014

Tjena vänner! In my previous post, I talked about one way to say “this” in Swedish: den här. This post will talk about an alternative way to express “this”: denna. As I explained in part one, when den här is used before a noun, the noun has to be put in definite form: den här…

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Indeclinable Swedish Adjectives Posted by on Oct 6, 2014

We’ve talked about adjectives quite a bit here. How to use them with en words, how to use them with ett words, how to use them with plural words. You can check out some of those posts here: Swedish adjective and noun Adjectives and specificness in Swedish Adjectives and specificness in Swedish, Part 2 30…

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