Interview with a Swedish learner – Michelle

In her 27 years, Michelle has only now ventured into the Eastern Hemisphere (from the American perspective). She currently lives in Malmö, Sweden where her company relocated her to develop and train the management and part time staff. She works for Abercrombie & Fitch and is the General Manager at Hollister Co. at Malmo’s premiere […]

Interview with Kristin from Bilingual By Music

Kristin Hellberg is one of the founders of Bilingual By Music. They have recently released their first bilingual album “Kids songs – Childrens favourites Swedish-English” which can be bought from the Bilingual By Music website. Kristin grew up in Norrköping, Sweden. At 19 she moved to London to study Musical Theatre at the Arts Educational […]

Interview with a Swedish learner – Ben

Ben, born in 1970, is from the east coast of the United States. In 2000, a half year after meeting a Dutch woman while both were biking around Ireland (in opposite directions!), he moved to the Netherlands. Within a few months they were married, raising her two young children together and he was speaking Dutch. Twelve years […]

Interview with a Swedish learner – Nick

Nick is 25 and originally from Kent, but he has lived in several places around England including the East Midlands for the last 4 years. He trained as a musician but since August 2011 he has been re-training to become an artist in the games industry on a 2 and a half year course in Malmö. After that […]

Interview with Alicia learning Swedish

Alicia is currently learning Swedish. She is from Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. She has moved to Sweden for a work assignment that is determined to be a two year assignment. Her employer had arranged Swedish lessons for her through the International House in London that lasted about one month. She works as a retail […]

Interview with a Swedish learner – Jeff

Jeff is from England, but he has spent several years living and working in Sweden in an engineering company. He is now re-training as a doctor. He misses Swedish coffee, cinnamon buns, semlor and management by överenskommelse and the assumption that if a job’s worth doing then it really is worth doing well. What led […]

Interview with a Swedish learner – Robert Shaw

Robert is originally from Hastings and lived the last 20 years in the UK in Derbyshire. He now lives in Stockholm with his wife and bonus son in a typical Swedish apartment near to the city. They also have a lovely summer house 70 km away looking out over the archipelago. Robert works as an […]

Interview with a Swedish learner – Frances Quinn

Frances Quinn is originally from London, but now lives in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and works as a freelance journalist. Her interest in Sweden began with a childhood love of Abba: ‘When they were interviewed, they’d often be asked if they planned to move to London, but they always said no, Sweden is a fantastic country, that’s where […]