Coffee Break Swedish

Coffee Break Swedish

Kulturhörnan 04 – Nobelpriset – Coffee Break Swedish Culture

We’re back with another episode of our mini Swedish culture series, Kulturhörnan – “culture corner”, and this time we’re learning about one of the most influential Swedes, Alfred Nobel. Join Mark and Lovisa as they discuss his life and work, as well as some nyårslöften (New Year’s Resolutions).

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Kulturhörnan 03 – Julafton – Coffee Break Swedish Culture

In the latest episode of our our mini Swedish culture series, Kulturhörnan – “culture corner”, we learn about a typical Swedish Christmas celebration, ett svenskt julfirande. Join Mark and Lovisa as they talk about they type of food which is normally eaten and the gifts that are exchanged during this celebration.

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Kulturhörnan 02 – Lucia – Coffee Break Swedish Culture

Our normal Coffee Break Swedish lessons will return in the new year, but in the meantime it’s the perfect time to find out a little more about Swedish culture with our mini-series, Kulturhörnan – “culture corner”. In this episode, Lovisa tells us about a very popular tradition that takes place on 13th December all across

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Kulturhörnan 01 – Aventsljusstaken – Coffee Break Swedish Culture

Our normal Coffee Break Swedish lessons will return in the new year, but in the meantime it’s the perfect time to find out a little more about Swedish culture with our mini-series, Kulturhörnan – “culture corner”. In this episode Lovisa tells Mark about the tradition of placing an Adventsljsstake in your window in the run-up

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CBSw 1.20 | Får jag fråga en sak?

In this special episode marking the end of the first half of our Coffee Break Swedish course for beginners, we’re putting everything we’ve learned so far to the test with teacher Hanna and learner Mark. We’re also joined by native speaker Lovisa who features in an extended conversation with Hanna. Listen to the episode to

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CBSw 1.19 | Hur mycket är klockan?

Do you know how to tell the time in Swedish? We’re covering this very important topic in Episode 19 of Coffee Break Swedish. Native speaker Hanna teaches learner Mark how to talk about different times of the day and breaks down various ways of expressing the time in Swedish. Be sure to revise your numbers

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CBSw 1.18 | Tåget avgår kl 18:23

Join teacher Hanna and leaner Mark in the latest episode of Coffee Break Swedish for beginners. Last time we spoke about getting around the town, and in this lesson we’re continuing with the theme of transport as we’re learning more about travelling by tåg (train). By the end of the lesson you’ll know all of

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CBSw 1.17 | Jag vill hyra en cykel

In this week’s episode of Coffee Break Swedish we’re learning how to get about the town. Teacher Hanna explains the different ways to get around in Stockholm and teaches us how to buy a ticket. We’ll also be learning some new greetings so that we can say ‘hello’ in Swedish in different ways.

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CBSw 1.16 | Har ni dalahästar

In the latest episode of Coffee Break Swedish we’re going shopping! We’ll develop a range of new structures which will help us increase our confidence and mastery of Swedish. We’ll also learn how to use the language in a variety of situations where we need to buy things while in a Swedish-speaking area.

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CBSw 1.15 | Nittonhundrasjuttiofyra

In this week’s marathon lesson, Hanna teaches us all of the numbers we need to know (from 11-1000) so that we can confidently pay for things and deal with dates and appointments. Not only that, we’ll also learn the words for days of the week and months of the year so don’t miss this important

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CBSw 1.14 | Jag har bokat ett rum

Now that we’ve mastered the art of ordering in a Swedish restaurant, we’re introducing a new theme in this week’s episode of Coffee Break Swedish. Join native speaker, Hanna as she teaches Mark the key words and phrases to use when checking into a hotel or hostel in Sweden.

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CBSw 1.13 | Har ni något ledigt bord?

We’re heading to a Swedish restaurant this week to put everything we’ve been learning over the past few weeks into practise. By the end of this episode we’ll be able to order confidently when dining out in Sweden. Emma, our Cultural Correspondent, also tells us all about husmanskost – traditional home-cooked Swedish food. Smaklig måltid!

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CBSw 1.12 | Vad vill du beställa?

Hej! We hope you’re feeling hungry as this week’s episode of Coffee Break Swedish is all about food! In Episode 11, we learned how to order drinks and cakes in a café. We’re taking this a step further this week as we’re learning how to order food and understand a lunch menu. We’ll hear lots

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CBSw 1.11 | En kaffe, tack

We’re back with another lesson of Coffee Break Swedish, where you can take your first steps in learning the language. Now that we know the basics of Swedish, it’s time to learn how to order drinks and crucially, a coffee, so that you can enjoy a Swedish Coffee Break. We’ll learn how to order en

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CBSw 1.10 | Vad har vi lärt oss?

Join native speaker Hanna and learner Mark in Episode 10 of our series for beginners in Swedish. It’s time to test your understanding of everything we’ve learned so far in the series in this review episode.

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CBSw 1.09 | Jag pratar lite svenska

Welcome back to another episode of Coffee Break Swedish with teacher Hanna and learner Mark. In this lesson we’re focusing on the topic of language and languages: you’ll learn how to cope with not understanding things in Swedish and to talk about which languages you speak.

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CBSw 1.08 | Var ligger apoteket?

Join native teacher Hanna and learner Mark in this latest lesson of our series for beginners in Swedish. In this lesson we’re focusing on the topic of places in the town to help you cope with a trip to a Swedish-speaking area.

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CBSw 1.07 | Kan du visa på kartan?

Teacher Hanna and learner Mark are back for another lesson of Coffee Break Swedish. This week, we’re talking about places in the town so you’ll learn how to ask for directions and how to understand some simple answers.

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CBSw 1.06 | Jag har två systrar

Join teacher Hanna and learner Mark in this latest lesson of our series for beginners in Swedish. In this lesson you’ll learn to talk more about your family, and you’ll learn the numbers from zero to ten.

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CBSw 1.05 | Det här är min vän

Hanna and Mark are back for another episode of Coffee Break Swedish. In this lesson you’ll learn how to introduce members of your family and talk about them using the correct subject pronouns.