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Summer Swedish A1 Beginners
This is a beginner's course in Swedish. You will learn to introduce yourself and to use simple phrases in everyday situations. You will also learn to take part in very simple conversation and understand most of a very simple and slow dialogue about a familiar topic. You will be acquainted with basic Swedish grammar and with some facts about Sweden.
Who is the course for?
This is a course for you with no or very limited prior knowledge in the Swedish language.
- To be able to introduce yourself and talk a little about yourself
- To be able to use simple phrases in everyday situations
- To understand most what is said in simple and slow speech about familiar topics
- To be acquainted with basic Swedish grammar
After the course, you will have some of the knowledge of Swedish at level A1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
- The alphabet and numbers
- Basic grammar
- Basic rules of pronunciation
- Vocabulary and phrases: introductions, telling the time, shopping, leisure activities, daily activities, family and relations
Rivstart A1+A2 (textbook and exercise book) by Paula Levy Scherrer and Karl Lindemalm, second edition from 2014, Natur och Kultur, Stockholm
The course covers Chapters 1-10
The books are not included in the course fee. Please buy the books yourself and bring them to the first class.
60 teaching hours of 45 minutes each
The course is given on Monday-Friday at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during two weeks
To register for the course, go to "Boka kursen nu" below or to the right. You will be able to choose an application form in Swedish or in English. If you do not have a Swedish personal number, please use the English form. When booking the course, you can choose to pay by invoice or directly by Visa card online. Shortly after you have applied, you will receive a confirmation of your bookingvia e-mail, a course notice, and an invoice, if you have chosen this payment method.
Terms of application
For information about our general terms of application, please follow the link below. Please note that for our summer courses, we charge an administrative fee of 50 % of the course fee if you cancel your booking after June 1st (if more than 14 days have passed since you applied).
The course also includes a guided tour of Uppsala.