If you’re a beginner, you are either a total beginner, somewhere on level A1, or A2.
So what’s next? What should you do to improve your Swedish?
Here are some recommendations for what to focus on next and how we can help you.
You’re still at the early stages on your Swedish learning journey. You need to work on all the core skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar), to take you to the next level.
Many total beginners use Duolingo at this stage, to get some basic vocab going. We also have a Total Beginners Quizlet set, available for free when you sign up to our email list.
Duolingo is a useful practice resource, but not a guiding resource. So if you’ve only been working with Duolingo so far, now’s the time to invest in lessons with a teacher or a self-study book.
This is also a good time to do a foundation course in Swedish Grammar, or a pronunciation course to get the right tongue and lip muscles working.
RECOMMENDED STUDY ROUTE FOR BEGINNERS
I have put together a recommended study route for beginners who want to mix self-studying with online courses and lessons. Click on this link to view and download this study route.
You’re a bit further along, but you’re still seen as a beginner.
You still need to work on your core skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar).
You could go through a textbook, or have lessons with a teacher.
At this stage, it’s important to work hard on expanding your vocabulary and pay attention to really drilling the grammar that you have learned so far.
Therefore, this could also be a perfect time to do a grammar bootcamp, a course on time expressions and time prepositions, or pronunciation and accent reduction alongside your usual course/lessons.
Maybe some workshops to polish your vowel pronunciation?
Not to worry!
Take our self assessment test (which tests grammar and vocab), and you’ll get an approximate level.
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