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Swedish

Swedish – the language of some of the happiest people in the world. And between the clean cities, the crisp forests and lakes, and the distinctively colorful architecture of Stockholm, it’s not hard to imagine why! What was once the ancient home of the Vikings is now one of the most peaceful and pleasant places to visit.

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People

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  • Who Are You?
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    People

    Who Are You?

    • Greet others and bid them farewell
    • Introduce yourself formally
    • Meet new people
    • Form questions
    • Identify subject pronouns
    • Learn the present tense of verbs
  • We are Family
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    People

    We are Family

    • Ask questions regarding familial relationships
    • Describe someone in relation to family members
    • Introduce someone else
    • Learn the adverbs där borta and här
    • Learn the verbs att bo , att ha , att vara in the present tense
    • Use the possessive pronoun vår
  • Getting to Know You
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    People

    Getting to Know You

    • Articulate feelings
    • Describe physical characteristics
    • Express interest
    • Inquire about a stranger
    • Be introduced to future tense
    • Learn the conditional skulle vilja
  • There’s No Place Like Home
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    People

    There’s No Place Like Home

    • Explain that you are a non-native speaker
    • Explain where you are from
    • Identify languages and countries
    • Inquire about someone’s ability to speak a language
    • Be introduced to the passive form of the verb att kalla
    • Practice the present tense
    • Use the interrogative pronoun varifrån
  • Where did you go to School?
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    People

    Where did you go to School?

    • Discuss the merits of a school
    • Inquire about programs
    • Form the present perfect tense of the verb att höra
    • Learn the interrogative pronoun vilket
    • Learn the verb att vara in the past tense
    • Practice with the possessive pronouns ditt and min
    • Use the passive form of the verb att tala

Travel

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  • “How does one say….?”
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    Travel

    “How does one say….?”

    • Ask for clarification
    • Provide and obtain new information
    • Request new vocabulary
    • Learn the article det and the possessive adjective mitt
    • Use reflexive verbs
    • Use the pronoun man
  • Money
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    Travel

    Money

    • Ask the price for something
    • Buy a ticket for travel
    • Count
    • Negotiate
    • Practice the indirect objects dig , mig
    • Use the negative form inte
    • Use hur mycket "how much"
  • In My Closet
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    Travel

    In My Closet

    • Express future plans
    • Identify various articles of clothing
    • Question statements made by others
    • Learn the possessive pronoun mina
    • Understand the word order in sentences
    • Use the time adverb senare
  • Shopping
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    Travel

    Shopping

    • Acquire necessities
    • Find places to shop
    • Gather information from a native speaker
    • Inquire about shops in the local area
    • Be introduced to the adverbs förmodligen , härifrån , var
    • Create a plural form using -er and -na
    • Learn about noun-adjective agreement
    • Use the article en
  • X Marks the spot
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    Travel

    X Marks the spot

    • Ask for and receive directions
    • Describe the location of one object in relation to another
    • Differentiate between den and det
    • Practice the imperative and present tense

Activities

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Places

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  • I Don’t Feel Well
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    Places

    I Don’t Feel Well

    • Ask for medication
    • Describe symptoms
    • Speak to a pharmacist
    • Learn the verbs att behöva and att få in the present tense
    • Use lite to express "some"
  • Let's Eat
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    Places

    Let's Eat

    • Identify items on the dinner table
    • Offer assistance
    • Order a meal
    • Understand the customs of local dining
    • Learn the verb kan
    • Practice skulle vilja
    • Use the indefinite article ett
  • I Can’t Eat That
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    Places

    I Can’t Eat That

    • Ask whether a dish contains certain ingredients
    • Explain that you require a special diet
    • Give compliments
    • Reference senses
    • Learn the difference between något and någon
    • Learn the verb att utse in the present tense
    • Use det finns
  • Help!
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    Places

    Help!

    • Ask questions
    • Declare that a problem exists
    • State that you do not know something
    • Be introduced to the passive voice
    • Learn the interrogative pronoun vad... för
    • Use the verb att vara in the past tense
  • What is Your Emergency?
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    Places

    What is Your Emergency?

    • Answer questions
    • Request emergency aid
    • Learn the phrase att vara med + preposition om
    • Practice the passive form