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Introduction to Swedish


Introduction to Swedish

Introduction to Swedish

Learn the basics of the Swedish language.


Students: 5,226
Course Description

Swedish is spoken by over 10 million people in Sweden and is mutually intelligible in neighbouring countries such as Finland, Norway and Denmark. The Swedish language is a descendent of Old Norse which was the common language of people living in Scandinavia during the 8th to 11th centuries known as the Viking Era.
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Swedish has a proud tradition in literature and the arts, and today Sweden has a thriving modern economy with important trade links throughout Europe. In this free online Swedish language course, you will learn the basics of Swedish grammar and be introduced to word order in sentences, verb formation, and the use of nouns, pronouns and adjectives. You will also learn important pronunciation skills and build your knowledge of vocabulary. This free course will be of interest to all business professionals who are conducting business in Sweden or other Scandinavian countries and who feel they would benefit by learning the basics of the Swedish language, and to all learners who would like a greater understanding of this important Northern European language.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning ourcomes: - Learn the use of nouns; - Practise pronunciation skills; - Learn the use of pronouns; - Understand word order in sentences; - Learn the use of adjectives; - Build your Swedish vocabulary;


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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction Swedish
Module 2: Introduction to Swedish Assessment

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Course Title Introduction to Swedish
Course # 486
Course Publisher Lund University
Course Category 74
Content Origin
Course Description  Swedish is spoken by over 10 million people in Sweden and is mutually intelligible in neighbouring countries such as Finland, Norway and Denmark. The Swedish language is a descendent of Old Norse which was the common language of people living in Scandinavia during the 8th to 11th centuries known as the Viking Era. Swedish has a proud tradition in literature and the arts, and today Sweden has a thriving modern economy with important trade links throughout Europe. In this free online Swedish language course, you will learn the basics of Swedish grammar and be introduced to word order in sentences, verb formation, and the use of nouns, pronouns and adjectives. You will also learn important pronunciation skills and build your knowledge of vocabulary. This free course will be of interest to all business professionals who are conducting business in Sweden or other Scandinavian countries and who feel they would benefit by learning the basics of the Swedish language, and to all learners who would like a greater understanding of this important Northern European language.
License  This course is available from Lund University OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date 03 August 2012
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Tim Hoerster Germany Nice! 2014-12-13 14:12:10
  • Argyro (Iro) Tselepi Greece Have to say that videos were quite useful and made the course very easy. Anyone can learn Swedish, it is an easy language and that course is a good start. 2014-11-29 21:11:55
  • Poulcheria Papadopoulou Greece Very informative lesson and well presented for beginners. 2014-10-26 19:10:13
  • gabriel mcaleese United States of America Excellent course with great tutors. 2014-10-08 16:10:51
  • Ronald Bommer United States of America It is an interesting and useful course. The one suggestion I have is to explain the rule for words like " Svenskarna , husarna. Tack ska du ha! 2014-10-08 01:10:29
  • Charlotte Schüler Germany This was a truly helpful introduction. I wish I could find more courses on the topic presented by the authors. - Thanks a lot. 2014-10-04 10:10:02
  • Amina Hahn United Kingdom Great! Need more courses. 2014-09-27 21:09:07
  • y mandakh Sweden very good 2014-09-07 14:09:49
  • Argiris Re-bE Greece This course was very intressting and very helpful for one who wants to start learning Swedish !!!! Hej da!!!1 2014-08-23 10:08:47
  • Eva Karasavva United Kingdom It was a great course! 2014-08-18 19:08:16
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Free, Online Introduction to Swedish Course.