Amanda is a conversational trainer and she offers “Skype-fika”, which is an opportunity to get to practice improvised conversation with a native Swede. She grew up in Sweden in a small town called Lindesberg, though she has roots in Stockholm and in Jukkasjärvi (where the famous Ice Hotel is located). She now lives in Exeter in the U.K. Beyond having … Read moreQuick questions for Amanda
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
Jessica is a conversational trainer here at Swedish Made Easy. She offers “Skype-fika”, which is an opportunity to get to practice improvised conversation with a native Swede. Jessica is born and bred in Stockholm but has roots in Austria. She is married and has one child. She has always been interested in people and communication and various contexts, perhaps … Read moreQuick questions for Jessica
Sophie works as a Swedish teacher at Swedish Made Easy. She is a native Swede who spent her 20’s in London, but these days she is based in Stockholm where she lives with her husband and two children. She works as an rhetoric consultant as well as a equality consultant, with a focus on communication. She has a great … Read moreQuick questions for Sophie
Team Swedish Made Easy are feeling festive today and wish you all GLAD LUCIA!!
Skype-fika seems to be a sought after service here at Swedish Made Easy! So much so, that we now introduce another conversational trainer: Amanda. She will be available to book for some Skype-fika (conversational training). Skype-fika does not include specific grammar training, but it is a chance to increase your confidence in speaking, by speaking with a native Swede, who … Read moreWelcome Amanda – conversational trainer
Today, we welcome a new trainer to Swedish Made Easy – Jessica! She will be available to book for some Skype-fika (conversational training) a couple of hours a week. Skype-fika does not include specific grammar training, but it is a chance to increase your confidence in speaking, by speaking with a native Swede. You should be on at least B1-level to … Read moreWelcome Jessica – conversational trainer
Astrid Lindgren’s own readings of some of her most-loved stories are available on Spotify. Listen to Astrid herself reading her stories. The following stories are available: Nils Karlsson-Pyssling Ronja Rövardotter Bröderna Lejonhjärta Madicken Mio, min Mio Emil i Lönneberga, Nya hyss av Emil i Lönneberga, Än lever Emil i Lönneberga Rasmus på luffen There is … Read moreAstrid Lindgren läser sagor på Spotify
One learner recently asked me about the Swedish Name day. Anyone who has seen a Swedish calendar, may have seen names next to each date. Usually 1 or 2. This is called “Namnsdag” – name day. Apparently, it was traditionally a way to keep track of dates by using names instead of number-based dates (so … Read moreThe Swedish Name Day
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!