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
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
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
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
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