Marilena is a biologist who is lucky enough to work as a researcher in one of the most well-known institutes in Europe. She arrived in Sweden a couple of years ago, moving from her home country, Greece, to work in Stockholm. Even though Swedish winters are hard for Mediterranean people, she loves Stockholm for its … Read moreInterview with a Swedish learner – Marilena
A note on hen Hej! Anneli here. You may have heard of the gender neutral Swedish pronoun “hen“. It has been debated in Sweden during the past decade, and some people feel strongly about it. So what’s the fuss all about? Swedish gender and pronouns The Swedish language, like German, used to have three grammatical … Read moreHen – the debated Swedish pronoun
Hej! Daniel here! In this week’s blogpost, we’re talking pronunciation. We have a saying in Sweden that goes Har man sagt A får man säga B (If you’ve said A, you should say B). However, this doesn’t translate into how Swedes actually speak; the saying continues with …så får vi C vad D E (…and we’ll … Read moreLetters we don’t pronounce
New version of Teach Yourself Complete Swedish (Hodder & Stoughton) publishes 8 March 2018 Dr Anneli Beronius Haake from Swedish Made Easy is the author of the new book The book includes 20 units with online audio support, plus verb reference and word glossary, with relevant and up-to-date topics, including politics, education, gender equality and popular … Read more10 days until Teach Yourself Complete Swedish
In 30 days time, the brand new version of Teach Yourself Complete Swedish that I have been writing the past few years will finally be published (yay!). Do you want to develop a solid understanding of Swedish and communicate confidently with others? Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Swedish will … Read more30 days until launch of Complete Swedish
Of course, this is the ongoing quest for all language learners. What method is the most effective? Are there any good shortcuts? With so many different apps, programmes, methods and so on, which ones are the most effective? I found a very useful summary by a language coach called Gruff Davis (yes, that is his … Read moreWhat are the best ways of learning a language?
Daniel is a Swedish teacher here at Swedish Made Easy. He teaches all levels, from beginner to advanced. He comes from Göteborg in Sweden (which he would adamantly argue is the best city in Sweden), and lives with his family in London, UK. He has worked in education for over 8 years, and taught Swedish since 2013. He … Read moreQuick questions for Daniel
Swedish Made Easy is growing and we now have a new teacher onboard. I am very pleased to introduce Daniel Lind, who from now on will work as a Swedish teacher at Swedish Made Easy. Daniel comes from Göteborg in Sweden, and lives with his family in London, UK. He has worked in education for over 8 … Read moreWelcome Daniel – Swedish teacher
250 years ago, Sweden was the first country to abolish censorship. Now, to celebrate this, Sweden is the first country that has its own phone number. The Swedish Number is a campaign by the Swedish Tourism Board that allows anyone, anywhere in the world, to dial in and be connected to a random Swede. Do you … Read moreThe Swedish Number – ring Sverige!