Swedish verbs – Why they are difficult to master

In this blog post, we’ll look into why Swedish verbs can be difficult to master, and what strategy you should use to learn them. You can also download our FREE Verb Tracker, so you can keep your verbs and verb forms organised. What are verbs? Verbs is a word category that we can think of […]

Writing skills: neglected in language courses?

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 […]

Swedish Time Expressions Pro course now open

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The Swedish Time Expressions Pro course is now open for enrolment, and you can sign up right here! This is a brand new Swedish Made Easy course that will help you gain confidence when using time expressions and time prepositions. As far as I’m aware, it’s the first ever online course on Swedish time expressions.  […]

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?

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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 3 Swedish verbs tycka, tänka and tro difficult to separate, you are NOT alone. At the end of this post, there is also a free cheat sheet that you can download and use as a reminder. ‘To think’ in Swedish The English word […]

How to create plural endings in Swedish

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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 […]