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Archive for January, 2021

Swedish Winter Activity Verbs Posted by on Jan 29, 2021

Have you heard the Swedish saying Inget dåligt väder, bara dåliga kläder / there’s no bad weather, only bad clothing? It’s essentially a Swede’s way of saying, “Bundle up, we’re going outside!” Even during the coldest months, Swedes manage to get out and enjoy the natural world. In this blog entry, we’ll cover some common…

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Swedish News on President Biden’s Inauguration Posted by on Jan 22, 2021

News of President Biden’s inauguration are dominating global huvudrubrikerna (headlines). Today on the blog, we will learn how Swedish news publications have covered the last two days of American history by looking at 4 Swedish online newspapers.  Language teachers love telling you to read the news! Why? For starters, if you are reading about a…

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The Swedish Kitchen Series: Frukost Posted by on Jan 14, 2021

The building blocks of a successful day come from your first meal – frukost, breakfast. Many folks simply grab a piece of fruit and cup of coffee as they spring out the door. But when Swedes take the time, they are sure to cover every food group in their first nosh of the day. In…

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Discover Laleh’s “Sand överallt” on the Musikblogg Posted by on Jan 8, 2021

You’ve made it to the first Swedish blog post of the new year – grattis! 🥳 If you’re a new subscriber, välkommen! If you’re a weekly reader, hej och tack for your readership each week! My first post of each month always has a connection to music. Music is one of my absolute favorite language…

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