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Interjections I. in Swedish (to be continued) Posted by on Apr 25, 2016

Wow! Scandinavia is beautiful ! – you might say this after seeing this picture, but do you know how to react in Swedish? Something that makes the foreign language learning more idiomatic is the use of so called interjections. There is of course a whole bunch of them but I would like to introduce some…

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Swedish Possessive Pronouns – Min, Mitt, Mina Posted by on Apr 12, 2016

In my last post, The Swedish Definite Form – Demonstrative Pronouns, I messed up. I wrote the following sentence: Detta röda hus är min. This red house is mine. See what I did wrong? Min. It should have been mitt. Detta röda hus är mitt. Why? Because hus is an ett-word. Ett hus. When…

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Body parts in Swedish: The Head and Face Posted by on Apr 8, 2016

Maybe you have a doctor’s appointment. Maybe you have a headache. Maybe you just have a pretty face. Life is full of reasons to talk about your body, and when in Sweden, do as the Swedes do – speak Swedish! There are lots of body parts, so let’s start you off with vocabulary words describing…

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