Über den Autor
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. Professor Ivo Holmqvist has taught Scandinavian literature at the universities of Lund, Odense, Ghent and Auckland.
Introduction 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
The complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Swedish. This best-selling course comprises a book and audio support which is easy to download to your MP3 player or iPod. The book (ISBN: 9781444107166) and the audio support (ISBN: 9781444107180) are also sold individually.
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
Directions and apologies
Meals, restaurants, food and drink
Road signs and advice
Asking for and offering assistance
Asking for information
Hotels and tourist attractions
Illnesses and ailments
Telephones and post
Some useful verbs
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The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work.
By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
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NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
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Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.
Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.
Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.
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Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
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Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Sweden.
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