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Archive for February, 2021

5 Tips to Discuss Sustainability in Swedish Posted by on Feb 26, 2021

54% of Sweden’s energy comes from renewable sources. With a commitment to fighting climate change, Swedish society has taken action to make sustainable choices every day. It’s commonplace for Swedes to discuss their flygskam (shame of flying) or their apartment building’s system for sorting hushållssopor (household waste) into multiple smaller bins for efficiency. Practicing vocabulary…

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Swedish Expressions of Time – Round två! Posted by on Feb 19, 2021

Are you ready for Swedish Expressions of Time – Round två?! In last week’s post, I gave you three tips to build a solid foundation with Swedish tidsuttryck. To build on this for today, we’ll cover additional present tense expressions, and examine the way Swedish prepositions i and på accompany expressions of time throughout the…

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Swedish Expressions of Time – Round 1! Posted by on Feb 12, 2021

På torsdag and i torsdags both mean “on Thursday.” So which one do I choose, when? This week we’ll sort it out with an intro to Swedish tidsuttyck (time expressions). I’ll share three things to keep in mind when using these phrases. Next week’s post will build on this! Pay Attention to Your Prepositions Many…

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Musikblogg: Svensktoppen’s Radio Chart Show Posted by on Feb 5, 2021

Writing the musikblogg is my absolute favorite time of the month. I value the chance for us to connect and flex our language skills using music as a platform. Svensktoppen is the longest-running Swedish radio chart list from Sveriges radio and a great way to catch a glimpse of Swedish artists just nu (right…

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