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Swedish TV online

An aid to learn the language

Jackf
post 8.Oct.2009, 10:34 PM
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Joined: 21.Jul.2009

Hej hej,

Does anyone know a website where you can watch Swedish TV with English subtitles and/or English TV programmes with Swedish subtitles.

Tack så mycket!
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astrogenic
post 9.Oct.2009, 12:22 AM
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Joined: 16.Oct.2006

The best way I found of improving Swedish (or any other language for that matter), and especially of improving Swedish "listening" skill, is to get hold of manuscripts for Swedish films, such as Fucking Åmål and Närkontakt (which you could get hold of just by googling), look up all the words you don't understand in dictionary beforehand, and watch these films without the maniscript.

It works wounders! Trust me! smile.gif
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Kibiri
post 9.Oct.2009, 05:52 PM
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Joined: 1.Jun.2008

http://svtplay.se got some english shows with swedish subs.
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byke
post 9.Oct.2009, 06:02 PM
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Location: Europe
Joined: 28.Oct.2008

thats IP based and wont work.
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Anmiga
post 11.Oct.2009, 03:18 AM
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Joined: 10.Mar.2009

I have never had any problems watching svtplay.se abroad.
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astrogenic
post 11.Oct.2009, 08:35 AM
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Joined: 16.Oct.2006

You just can't watch any sports sections of SVT Play, other than some reports, and films or dramas that are produced in other countries, like the UK/Germany/US, which are shown on SVT Play with voice-over.

Other than that, you can watch pretty much everything in SVT Play at least in the UK.
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Lou6
post 14.Oct.2009, 09:50 AM
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Location: Malmö
Joined: 26.Aug.2009

Have you tried http://svt.se (Main page for svtplay.se)? It works in Sweden, not sure how it is abroad, but there are plenty of tv shows with subtitles available.
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euhormon
post 16.Oct.2009, 11:14 PM
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Joined: 20.Sep.2009

there is also http://www.tv4.se and from there click tv4 Play. their shows also have subtitles (subs are in swedish tho).
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elchron
post 25.Jun.2013, 05:04 PM
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Joined: 22.Jun.2013

Hi, is it true that whoever owns a PC or laptop are supposed to pay TV AVGIFT ?
I've heard this is a new law but I cannot find anything about it

thanks
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Kibiri
post 25.Jun.2013, 05:40 PM
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Joined: 1.Jun.2008

You can read at the website of the agency collecting this fee: http://www.radiotjanst.se/
TL also runs news articles about this every now and then.
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DavyC
post 6.Sep.2013, 09:45 PM
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Joined: 27.Aug.2013

Does anybody else know any Swedish-spoken movies beside Fucking Åmål and Närkontakt?
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