The Swedish Language
Ok, ok, well, technically, the longest Swedish word is Realisationsvinstbeskattning (28 letters), which means “capital gain taxation” and is usually shortened to Reavinstskatt. This is according the Svenska Akademiens ordlista, which is technically correct. This is the longest word in Swedish. Technically. How boring! Non technically, Swedish grammar allows us to combine words to
I know there are tons of great apps now for learning Swedish, however sometimes I just want to step away from technology for a second and hold something paper in my hands. To get your basic set of Swedish flash cards for fruit food, just fill out the form below.
I am surprised after all these years I haven’t found the whole Sankta Luica song, nor found the time to translate it! Well, TG for YouTube. Easy enough to search for one, and I found this great channel that not only has the song, but includes the lyrics in Swedish! Enough
I love it when I find an awesome Swedish video. Of course, GoSwedish is pretty awesome, so it is hard to go wrong. I love this Swedish tongue twisters video she does. Here are the tongue twisters she goes over: Sju sjösjuka sjömän sköttes av sju sköna sjuksköterskor. Holy wow,
If you have a smart phone or tablet, you are lucky, because Swedish will always be at your fingertips. I’ve gathered a list of websites where you can learn Swedish for free. Today, I’m sharing a list of the best apps for learning Swedish I have found that help me learn
Allt för Sverige finished its 4th season last year. Practice your Swedish, learn about Swedish culture and heritage, and watch Americans in Sweden finding out about their past. You can now watch the whole season for free on YouTube! Enjoy this Allt för Sverige Season 4 playlist 🙂
Sweden is all about equality for men and women. Which is why they have decided to invent a word for female masturbation: klittra. Throughout history, women’s sexuality has been repressed. It is normal to talk about men masturbating, but female masturbation (or klittra) is taboo. Part of that is not
So for the last few weeks I’ve been focusing on the Swedish language. First I complained about how hard Swedish is, then I mentioned some tips on overcoming the difficulties of Swedish. While overcoming the difficulties is key, there are other tips that can help you improve your Swedish learning.
Last week I reflected on why I found the Swedish language so hard. As promise, this week I’m going to suggest solutions to all the problems. Problem: Most Swedes speak really good English Solution 1: Pretend you don’t speak English! This may work if you are meeting new people and