The bumper list of our best stories to help you learn Swedish

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The bumper list of our best stories to help you learn Swedish
An SFI teacher with a class in Skärholmen, Vårby, back in 2016. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/TT

Just moved to Sweden and don’t know how to get started with studying Swedish, or an old-timer wanting to improve? Here is The Local’s bumper list of all the different ways you can boost your Swedish language skills.


Tip, tricks and tools

Learning a new language in a foreign country can be tricky. Here are some tools, together with some tips and tricks, put together by The Local.


Whether you want to study in a classroom, or try and pick it up as you go by watching TV or listening to music or a podcast, here are some tools at your disposal:

Vocabulary, phrases and grammar

A big part of learning a new language is expanding your vocabulary. Here’s a list of articles to read and tags to follow if you want to learn new Swedish words and phrases and impress the people around you with your extensive knowledge.   


The right words for the right situation

Learning all the vocabulary and phrases around a certain place or situation is a useful way to round out your language skills. Check out this section to learn how to talk about your problems in Swedish.


Cultural experiences

It can be daunting to navigate life while trying to speak and understand a new language. Learning from others’ experiences is a great help on your journey to become a fluent speaker.


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