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 equip you with the skills you need to use Swedish in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way.
What will I achieve by the end of the course?
By the end of Complete Swedish you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy.
Is this course for me?
If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course.
What do I get?
-18 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section
-Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick
-Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking
-Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner
-Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Sweden
-Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims
-Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Swedish
-Test Yourself - see and track your own progress
* Complete Swedish maps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines.
The audio for this course can be downloaded from the Teach Yourself Library app or streamed at library.teachyourself.com.
What else can I use to learn Swedish?
If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in Swedish Absolute Beginner course: 9781444175202
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About the Author
Dr Anneli Haake is a native Swedish language and culture specialist and translator. She is the Director of Swedish Made Easy, an e-learning language school, and has taught Swedish to a wide range of students across the world.
Table of ContentsIntroduction / Pronunciation / Formal and informal introductions and greetings / Stock expressions and numbers from 0-12 / Telling the time and counting to 100 / Discussing leisure activities and the weather / Banks and money / Shopping / Directions and apologies / Meals, restaurants, food and drink / Road signs and advice / Asking for and offering assistance / Asking for information / Hotels and tourist attractions / Transport / Illnesses and ailments / Telephones and post / Some useful verbs / Swedish-English / English-Swedish glossaries
Vera Croghan started teaching Swedish at Aberdeen University straight after her second degree from Lund University, Sweden. After her marriage, she moved to Edinburgh where she gave private lessons and translated and interpreted for the Swedish Consul and businesses. She began teaching at the University of East Anglia when it opened in 1963 and taught there for 30 years.
Ivo Holmqvist has taught Scandinavian literature at the universities of Lund, Odense, Ghent and Auckland.