How to say the Swedish SJ-sound

The Swedish SJ-sound When you’re learning Swedish, you’ll pretty soon come across the SJ-sound. Or ‘ɧ’, as it is symbolised. Most learners first encounter this sound in the number 7 = sju.  Some Swedish learners find this sound hard to pronounce, and others find it a bit easier. It depends on what your mother tongue … Read moreHow to say the Swedish SJ-sound

Ny kurs för uttal! New course on Swedish Pronunciation!

Skulle du vilja låta mer svensk? / Would you like to sound more Swedish? Har du aldrig lyckats uttala sjuksköterska, eller vad skillnaden är mellan Å, Ä och Ö? / Never got the hang of how to say sjuksköterska, or what the difference is between Å, Ä and Ö? Eller när G eller K uttalas … Read moreNy kurs för uttal! New course on Swedish Pronunciation!

Interview with a Swedish learner – Gonzalo

This week’s story comes from Gonzalo. He is originally from Peru and is a native Spanish speaker but learned English when he was very young. He lives in London and works as a management consultant in the infrastructure sector. He met Jenny from Sweden in 2012, and they are now married and are expecting their … Read moreInterview with a Swedish learner – Gonzalo