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Phrasal Verbs with ställa, säga, sätta Posted by on Mar 19, 2021

Mastering Swedish phrasal verbs is a crucial step in advancing beyond the basics. These verbs adapt their meaning with the addition of a participle, preposition, or adverb. It’s the difference between “to put” and “to cancel” or “to say” and “to quit,” the point being that the second verb in each of those sets varies…

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6 Swedish Women to Follow on Instagram Posted by on Mar 12, 2021

Internationella kvinnodagen (International Women’s Day) happened on Monday, March 8, but let’s keep women in the spotlight a bit longer, shall we? This week, I’ll highlight 6 inspiring Swedish women with Instagram accounts you’ll want to follow. Last week in the musikblogg , I emphasized the importance of diversifying your target language content – so, here’s…

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Musikblogg: Pop Star Darin Wins “Årets HBTQ” Posted by on Mar 5, 2021

What do pop star Darin and the Crown Princess Victoria have in common? Is it their love of a good fika at the gay-friendly café Chokladkoppen, just a stone’s throw from the Royal Castle? Perhaps. But this year it’s something bigger; they each share the spotlight in receiving awards from the Swedish LBGT magazine QX. In…

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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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