Swedish verbs – Easy or difficult? Or both?

In this blog post, we’ll look into if Swedish verbs are easy or difficult to master, and what strategy you should use to learn them. You can also check out our very popular Swedish verbs 101 Bootcamp; an intensive course with a unique formula for memorising verbs once and for all. What are verbs? Verbs […]

Swedish Writing Skills

The skills of tactful writing are essential for achieving career and business goals. Apart from the workplace, writing is essential in many other areas as well. Some examples are communicating with friends and family, as well as with organisations and people who provide a service (everything from dentists, teachers and tax offices to libraries and […]

What are prepositions and time expressions?

What are prepositions and time expressions?  Prepositions are a word category You probably know this already, but languages are made up of different word categories. Each category includes words that have a specific function. For example, a verb is a word category that helps us express and understand what is happening (running, talking, studying, being, etc). Adjectives describe things […]

Why are Swedish prepositions so hard to learn?

Swedish prepositions

Are Swedish prepositions getting you down? Should I use ‘i’ or ‘på’ with days of the week? Am I sitting ‘i’ or ‘på’ the sofa? If you have ever asked yourself these types of questions, you are like most other Swedish learners. 🙂 When asking students what they struggle most with in terms of their […]

Tycka, tänka, tro and how to use them

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Tycka, tänka, tro: 3 words for ‘to think’ If you find the three Swedish verbs tycka, tänka and tro difficult to separate, you are NOT alone. At the end of this post, there is also  free mobile and desktop wallpapers that you can download and use as a reminder on your mobile phone and computer/laptop. […]

How to create plural endings in Swedish


Are you confused about all the different plural endings in Swedish? In this blog post we’ll look at the different forms and groups so you can create and identify plural endings. There is also a free download of a noun plural cheat sheet, so you can print it out and put up somewhere as a reminder!

Time prepositions: i, på and om

Are you unsure of when to use the time prepositions i, på, and om when describing when, for how long or how often something happens? You are not alone. Let’s dive into the murky waters of time prepositions, and look at the categories of Point in Time, Time Duration and Frequency, as they will dictate when […]

‘Kom hit!’ About adverbs of location and direction

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Ever wondered what the difference is between ‘här’ and ‘hit’? Do you often confuse ‘hem’ and ‘hemma’, and feel unsure of which one is correct? In this blog post, I’ll explain the difference and how you can easily tell which one you should use.

When do we use ‘Kommer att’ and ‘ska’?

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Do you find it tricky to understand the difference between ‘kommer att’ and ‘ska’ in Swedish? Fear not! Kommer att vs ska Let’s make sense of the Swedish words ‘kommer att’ and ‘ska. Ska In the early 1980s, there was Swedish cartoon called Alfons Åberg as a child. It’s about a young boy who starts […]

Får får får?


The Swedish word ‘få’ or ‘får’ Are you trying to make sense of the Swedish word får? We’ll help you. Får får får? is a Swedish pun that means “Do sheep get sheep?” (meaning Do sheep have (baby) sheep? or What’s the word for baby sheep?) Many languages have ‘hiccups’: words that can mean several things, […]