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Learn Swedish

Malin Akerman, a Swedish Canadian actress and singer, was recently with the US Weekly staff and decided to teach them some Swedish, including a fun Swedish drinking song. It sounds like some slang to me, at least the hello. Sluta! is always a good one. And who can’t use another Swedish

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Life in Sweden

Norrland! Gotta love it. This video went viral on Tuesday when two teens caught a giant pike fish while fishing in Norrland. This fish weighed in at over 30lbs and 4 feet long. While it is a huge fish, pike is not usually eaten in Sweden (though it is a

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General

I am always finding new ways to use and improve my Swedish. I am not the type to sit down and memorize 10 words every evening (though that helps a lot too when I do do it!) I prefer methods that don’t seem like studying. Lately, my roommate, brother and

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Learn Swedish

Sweden has the best English in the world for a country where English is not a native language. That is pretty impressive. So why would any American, Canadian, Australian, British, or Kiwi want to learn Swedish in the first place? Well, first off, there is no better way to get

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General

It will be almost 2 months since I last was on Swedish soil. And I miss Sweden! What do I miss about it? Here is my top 10 list. 10. Swedish Coffee Coffee here in the States tastes like… swamp water. Just not as strong and yummy as real Swedish

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Life in Sweden

Life is a funny thing. It never turns out how you expect it, and it never turns out how you plan it, no matter how hard you try. I suppose otherwise life would be pretty boring. Sometimes you just have to accept the path that life gives you and follow

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General

What is Swedish anyway? Are you Swedish just because of where you were born in the world? Is it the language you are most comfortable speaking? Or is it something more? Is it passion for a fika that makes you Swedish? Do you need to live in Sweden to have

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Swedish language

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.

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Swedish language

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

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