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Archive for February, 2020

Expressing Yourself with Swedish Prepositions Posted by on Feb 25, 2020

Prepositions are those pesky little words that often trip us up when we translate word-for-word from our native tongue into our foreign language. I wrote this i eller på post a couple weeks ago and the reader comments reminded me of some other challenging prepositions. This post will cover prepositions specifically related to känslor…

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Bake Swedish Cinnamon Buns Using Imperative Verbs! Posted by on Feb 18, 2020

I don’t know if it’s my animal instinct to bulk up for winter or my general love for baked goods, but I have been eating a lot of sweet and doughy things lately. Below I’ll share a Swedish language recipe for cinnamon buns highlighting imperative form. You’ll learn verbs specific to baking and come away…

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Swedish Preposition Breakdown –  “i” and “på” Posted by on Feb 11, 2020

“Should I say i or på?!” is a question that most folks learning Swedish have asked at one time or another. While many elements of Swedish grammar are pretty straightforward, prepositions can be tricky. In this post, I’ll cover some hard and fast rules for these prepositions and provide plenty of examples for you to…

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Music Blog Highlights Sámi Music Posted by on Feb 5, 2020

If you read my last post, you know that it’s a very special week in Sápmi, Northern Sweden. A small town with a big reputation, Jokkmokk, is hosting its 415th Winter Market. Celebrating life above the Arctic Circle and putting a spotlight on Sámi culture, this tiny town of around 2,000 swells to over 10,000…

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