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English Swedish
Hello Hej
Good evening Hej
Goodbye Hejdå
See you later Vi ses
Yes Ja
No Nej
Please! Skulle du kunna
Thanks Tack!
Thanks a lot Tack så mycket!
Thank you for your help Tack för hjälpen
Don't mention it Varsågod
Ok Okej
How much is it? Hur mycket kostar det?
Sorry! Förlåt!
I don't understand Jag förstår inte
I get it Jag förstår
I don't know Jag vet inte
Forbidden Förbjudet
Excuse me, where are the toilets? Ursäkta mig, var finns det en toalett?
Happy New Year! Gott Nytt År!
Happy birthday! Grattis på födelsedagen!
Happy holiday! Trevliga helgdagar
Congratulations! Gratulerar!
Vocabulaire mémorisé
Here you will find all the words that your memory seems to have stored permanently. However, they will only stay there if you keep them in contact with them regularly, through conversations, reading, listening to radio programs or watching films, series or television programs. You can also consult this list from time to time and randomly test whether you remember the words offered to you. If not, you can remove the words you forgot from this list.

First contact

This course aims to give travelers the tools they need to quickly master essential expressions in Swedish for everyday situations, such as greeting someone, asking for directions, or ordering a dish in a restaurant. By the end of the course, learners will be able to communicate with simple words on their next trip to Sweden or any Swedish-speaking region.
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How to Learn Swedish by Yourself? Start with an Easy and Free Online Course!

We have adopted an objective and efficient approach to learn how to speak a language easily and quickly. We suggest you start by memorizing words, phrases, and practical expressions that you can use in everyday life and that will be useful when traveling.
Getting used to pronouncing words out loud, such as numbers, is an easy exercise you can often practice and at any time throughout the day.
This practice will help you get accustomed to the sounds of your chosen language, making it more familiar.
Once your holidays have begun, whether in Stockholm, Umeå, or elsewhere, you will be surprised at how familiar and easy to understand it will seem. Furthermore, using a pocket dictionary is always useful, particularly during a trip. It allows you to find the translation of new words and enrich your vocabulary.

Why Speak Swedish While Traveling?

From Stieg Larsson's engaging literature to Ingmar Bergman's metaphysical cinema, the reasons for learning Swedish are many. Voted the most democratic country in the world in 2008 and the greenest in 2014, Sweden is globally recognized for the quality of life of its inhabitants, ranking 14th in 2014 in terms of HDI.
Recognized also as an example of peace and respect for human rights, the country is the seat of the nomination and awarding of the Nobel Prize. Sweden is home to other great names in science and culture, such as the group ABBA, Greta Garbo, Ingrid Bergman, Anders Celsius, and Alfred Nobel.

An Open Window to Scandinavian Culture

Spoken by more than 10 million people, Swedish is a Scandinavian language that has mutual intelligibility with Danish and Norwegian. It is an official language in Sweden as well as in Finland.
Want to know more about the history and culture of the Nordic countries, especially Sweden? Immerse yourself in learning Swedish right now!

Make a Success of Your Stay in Sweden

Whether you are going to spend a few days with friends on a leisure trip or if you are on a business trip, nothing will be more useful than being able to slip in a few words in the language of your interlocutors. They will appreciate your effort and be more willing to help.

How to Succeed in Having Good Pronunciation Within a Week to a Month?

Swedish is a language with a pitch accent, distinguishing two tones (acute and grave) that differentiate certain homographs. Prosody, as well as the pronunciation of certain sounds like /r/, are among the elements that mark the difference between dialects. With 18 consonants and 18 vowels, half of which are short and half of which are long, the Swedish language has 29 letters, including å, ž, and š.
We invite you to listen to the pronunciation of the letters by clicking on the following link: Swedish alphabet with audio.

Practical Tips for Learning Swedish

1. Start with the Basics

Begin by learning the Swedish alphabet and basic pronunciation rules. This foundation will help you read and speak Swedish more accurately.

2. Build Your Vocabulary

Focus on everyday words and phrases that you are likely to use. Flashcards and language apps can be very helpful in expanding your vocabulary.

3. Practice Speaking

Speak Swedish as much as possible. Practice with native speakers or fellow learners. Use language exchange platforms to find conversation partners.

4. Immerse Yourself

Immerse yourself in the language through Swedish media. Watch Swedish movies, listen to Swedish music, and follow Swedish news. This will help improve your listening skills and familiarize you with the cultural context.

5. Use Online Resources

Online resources to help you learn Swedish:

6. Take a Language Course

Consider enrolling in a language course with a qualified teacher. Personalized instruction can accelerate your learning and help you master difficult concepts.

7. Stay Consistent

Consistency is key. Practice Swedish daily, even if only for a few minutes. Regular exposure and practice will lead to steady progress.

By following these steps and utilizing the available resources, you can start speaking and understanding Swedish in no time. Happy learning!

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Reihaneh :  Hi, I am learning Swedish, I need to speak with someone to improve my speaking. I am native speaker of Persian and Dari. If anyone who can speak Swedish with me and want to learn Persian, I can teach him or her. This is my email address: [email protected] Thank you so much.
Cristina :  Thanks a lot,it help me too much,easy to learn and understand to speak swedish..now i need more practice, Godbless..
Gordana :  It is simply laid out, very important, particularly the alphabet
Romy Lauwers :  Why isn't there pink among the colours?
omema awan :  Once i had been in sweden but my marriage with a swehish citizen could not continue therefore i came to pakistan to my parents home.My elder son is a swedish citizen living in stockholm completed graduation in economics. I am living in Peshawar pakistan with my younger son .I teach him swedish language which i had learnt during 1980s. Many words i lave forgotten therefore i want reorintate me with the sweet languae of my past .Kindly help and gudie me in this regard.U tube in pakistan is band.Let me know other source of learning swedish language
Rafael :  I hope to learn Swedish Language with this Great Course. Thank you very much.
Bomjan kicker :  It would be great if you can add Vocabulary too this is just limit Thanks anyway, its pretty good for beginner
Alejandro :  Many many thanks. I bit complicated cause I´m Spanish mother tongue, but also funny at same time!! more free ideas like that should be supported and spread out! thanks again. b.rgds.. Alejandro
buhler :  hi,i have my anty there and i would really like to suprise her and i do not know may be she wil invite me there one day
Marianne Kraaijeveld :  Good Afternoon/God Afton ! Thank you ! This is so very special, very clear ! I am really enjoying the Swedish ! Kind regards & ha en bra dag ! Marianne Kraaijeveld.
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