Many students ask how long it takes to learn Swedish. We have previously written a longer blog post about it, but we have now also worked out a little rough guideline to how many hours it usually takes to reach each language level. This is a very rough estimate, and can vary considerably between individuals, … Read moreHow long to learn Swedish
Swedish Exam (aka SWEDEX) Do you know of SWEDEX? It is an internationally recognised Swedish language exam, and it relates to the Common European Framework of Reference For Languages. You can currently take the exam at 3 different levels: A2, B1 and B2. Swedex is approved by the government body the Swedish Institute and can be … Read moreSwedish Exam – Känner du till SWEDEX?
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
10 years ago, I started teaching my very first student. This was before Skype had gone mainstream and was only in its infancy. I was studying for my PhD, and I took on another couple of students – the idea of teaching Swedish was so much more appealing than working extra in a pub. Since … Read moreHappy 10th anniversary!
New year, new adventures! I am going to do a course at Folkuniversitetet to become a SWEDEX examiner – which means receiving formal training in how to assess learners’ Swedish language levels. Swedex is a unique, internationally viable Swedish language exam. Anyone whose mother tongue is not Swedish may take the exam, which relates to the Common … Read moreSWEDEX examiner