Learning Swedish: how one international resident FINALLY conquered her fears
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Learning Swedish: how one international resident FINALLY conquered her fears

Like many of Stockholm’s international residents, Kathryn Mathews moved to Sweden for love and was soon ready to get stuck in with learning the language. That was almost eight years ago.

Learning Swedish: the fast way to fluency
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Learning Swedish: the fast way to fluency

10 words English borrowed from Swedish (and what they really mean)
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10 words English borrowed from Swedish (and what they really mean)

12 untranslatable Swedish words they didn’t teach you at SFI

12 untranslatable Swedish words they didn’t teach you at SFI

Swedish for Programmers: Three languages for the price of none
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Swedish for Programmers: Three languages for the price of none

Essential Swedish tech jargon all programmers in Sweden should know
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Essential Swedish tech jargon all programmers in Sweden should know

Do you really need to learn Swedish in Sweden?
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Do you really need to learn Swedish in Sweden?

Swedish for Programmers: Three languages for the price of none
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Swedish for Programmers: Three languages for the price of none

Is this your shortcut to a job in Sweden’s tech industry?
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Is this your shortcut to a job in Sweden’s tech industry?

13 sure signs you’ve mastered the Swedish language

13 sure signs you’ve mastered the Swedish language

WATCH: Sweden star Marcus Berg’s four-year-old son in tears as dad makes World Cup debut

WATCH: Sweden star Marcus Berg’s four-year-old son in tears as dad makes World Cup debut

Norway youth now ‘too lazy’ to take Swedes’ café jobs: lobby group

Norway youth now ‘too lazy’ to take Swedes’ café jobs: lobby group

Eight unexpected ways to experience history in Sweden this summer
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Eight unexpected ways to experience history in Sweden this summer

The professional approach to learning Swedish
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The professional approach to learning Swedish

Inspectorate highlights failings in Swedish for Immigrants courses

Inspectorate highlights failings in Swedish for Immigrants courses

The Local’s eight best Swedish words of the week

The Local’s eight best Swedish words of the week

‘Give back for old cheese’: Alicia Vikander teaches Swedish slang to the world

‘Give back for old cheese’: Alicia Vikander teaches Swedish slang to the world

How to start a programming career in Sweden
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How to start a programming career in Sweden

Seven evocative Swedish winter words for snow

Seven evocative Swedish winter words for snow

The app that teaches you Swedish while you watch TV
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The app that teaches you Swedish while you watch TV

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 9

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 9

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 2

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 2

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 1

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 1

Får får får? Hacking the trickiest word in the Swedish language

Får får får? Hacking the trickiest word in the Swedish language

The Swedish Teacher: When do you use sin, sitt and sina?

The Swedish Teacher: When do you use sin, sitt and sina?

26 untranslatable Swedish words

26 untranslatable Swedish words

Eleven Swedish ‘false friends’ you need to watch out for

Eleven Swedish ‘false friends’ you need to watch out for

Do languages bring us together… or just make us feel plain silly?

Do languages bring us together… or just make us feel plain silly?

Kuckeliku! 10 animal noises that sound different in Swedish

Kuckeliku! 10 animal noises that sound different in Swedish

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: My Life as a Dog

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: My Life as a Dog

‘More teachers needed’ to cut long waits for Swedish classes

‘More teachers needed’ to cut long waits for Swedish classes

Learning the language: The perils of poor Swedish prawn-unciation

Learning the language: The perils of poor Swedish prawn-unciation

Stay away from Swenglish grammar, Swedes are told

Stay away from Swenglish grammar, Swedes are told

Six words Swedish stole from other languages

Six words Swedish stole from other languages

Here’s where Sweden’s new citizens came from in 2016

Here’s where Sweden’s new citizens came from in 2016

Swedish for Programmers: the secret to getting a job
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Swedish for Programmers: the secret to getting a job

Did you know today is an unofficial ‘national day’ in Sweden?

Did you know today is an unofficial ‘national day’ in Sweden?

Why you should lose your shoes like a Swede

Why you should lose your shoes like a Swede

This young German is scared of making babies cry, so we sent him to a Swedish baby meeting

This young German is scared of making babies cry, so we sent him to a Swedish baby meeting

Stockholm professor designs new ‘Standard Swedish’ accent

Stockholm professor designs new ‘Standard Swedish’ accent

Ten new Swedish words you need to learn right now

Ten new Swedish words you need to learn right now

Sweden adds 43 new words to its language

Sweden adds 43 new words to its language

Eight horrible Swedish words that get on my nerves

Eight horrible Swedish words that get on my nerves

10 ways speaking Swedish will ruin your English

10 ways speaking Swedish will ruin your English

The day I learned how to squeeze a Swedish elephant

The day I learned how to squeeze a Swedish elephant

Swedish for programmers: ‘It changed my life’
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Swedish for programmers: ‘It changed my life’

Swede charged in Britain over supermarket ‘fraud’

Swede charged in Britain over supermarket ‘fraud’

Six tips for learning Swedish without even being in Sweden
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Six tips for learning Swedish without even being in Sweden

Sound like a Swede just by learning these simple tricks

Sound like a Swede just by learning these simple tricks

‘Swedes have the right to decide what’s best for their nation’

‘Swedes have the right to decide what’s best for their nation’

Gabriel mastered Swedish and got accepted onto a medicine degree in just 7 months

Gabriel mastered Swedish and got accepted onto a medicine degree in just 7 months

In pictures: Why is Nordic design so hot right now?

In pictures: Why is Nordic design so hot right now?

Six easy ways to boost your Swedish skills now

Six easy ways to boost your Swedish skills now

Six totally Swedish things that actually aren’t

Six totally Swedish things that actually aren’t

Masturbation verb tops 2015 Swedish word list

Masturbation verb tops 2015 Swedish word list

Ice magic at north Sweden island lodges
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Ice magic at north Sweden island lodges

The Local’s top Swedish songs of August

The Local’s top Swedish songs of August

Swedish police officers praised by New Yorkers

Swedish police officers praised by New Yorkers

Four Swedish home design trends for spring

Four Swedish home design trends for spring

Swedish House Mafia stars reunite for summer

Swedish House Mafia stars reunite for summer

Can learning Swedish be fun? One student’s tips

Can learning Swedish be fun? One student’s tips

Ten fun tips for taming the Swedish language

Ten fun tips for taming the Swedish language

Sweden considers new tactic to enlist soldiers

Sweden considers new tactic to enlist soldiers

Swedish schools hit ‘grim’ new low: report

Swedish schools hit ‘grim’ new low: report

Eccentric Swedish film wins Venice award

Eccentric Swedish film wins Venice award

Introducing: Sweden’s five minority languages

Introducing: Sweden’s five minority languages

Swede snags assassin role in Tom Cruise film

Swede snags assassin role in Tom Cruise film

Appeal sought over football fan killing

Appeal sought over football fan killing

Want permanent residence? Learn Swedish first, new report proposes

Want permanent residence? Learn Swedish first, new report proposes

New bid to help foreign pupils learn Swedish

New bid to help foreign pupils learn Swedish

Sweden ‘failed to protect’ shower girl: court

Sweden ‘failed to protect’ shower girl: court

European court to rule on Swedish shower case

European court to rule on Swedish shower case

Sweden buzzing to inspect sex toys

Sweden buzzing to inspect sex toys

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish

Swedes second best at English in the EU

Swedes second best at English in the EU

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Swedish: still not Sweden’s official language

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Uterus lost in translation

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The year’s new Swedish words

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Word Wallahs Willingly Welcome W

Is Sweden obsessed with booze?

Is Sweden obsessed with booze?

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West Ham release Freddie Ljungberg

Ryanair ‘defends right of Swedish girls to take their clothes off’

Ryanair ‘defends right of Swedish girls to take their clothes off’

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Swedish texts ‘filled with ideological bias’

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Swedish becomes official ‘main language’

Stockholm reported for using too much English

Stockholm reported for using too much English

Government reported for English email use

Government reported for English email use

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Swedish doctor found drunk on the job

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Telia forced to reveal file-sharing customer

What can’t be said can be written: Herta Müller

What can’t be said can be written: Herta Müller

Post-Christmas sales give much needed boost

Post-Christmas sales give much needed boost

Universities quizzed over English requirement

Universities quizzed over English requirement

Swedish feels the squeeze in Finland

Swedish feels the squeeze in Finland

Berlitz provides the language boost for your career
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Berlitz provides the language boost for your career

Local Liberal too ‘un-Swedish’ for top post

Local Liberal too ‘un-Swedish’ for top post

Learning Swedish with celebrities and assassins

Learning Swedish with celebrities and assassins

Swedish government flouts English email ban

Swedish government flouts English email ban

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Swedish language under threat in Finland: report

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Christian Democrats mull betting u-turn

Twisting tongues: Sweden’s sexiest dialect

Twisting tongues: Sweden’s sexiest dialect

Volvo’s Chinese owner interested in Saab: report

Volvo’s Chinese owner interested in Saab: report

Swedes and English: when things go wrong

Swedes and English: when things go wrong

Celebrities in Swedish: YouTube’s finest

Celebrities in Swedish: YouTube’s finest

‘Swedish is the world’s richest language’: Swede

‘Swedish is the world’s richest language’: Swede

Students opt for Swedish companies: survey

Students opt for Swedish companies: survey

Ten Swedish words you won’t find in English

Ten Swedish words you won’t find in English

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Learning Swedish delays dementia: study

Nine untranslatable Swedish words – caught on film

Nine untranslatable Swedish words – caught on film

Sweden drifting from ‘Swedish model’: report

Sweden drifting from ‘Swedish model’: report

Sweden’s Olsson looks to shine on Euro stage

Sweden’s Olsson looks to shine on Euro stage

Swedish meatballs made easy in Stockholm

Swedish meatballs made easy in Stockholm

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Sweden exploits factory workers in China: report

Swedish chef actually speaks Norwegian: report

Swedish chef actually speaks Norwegian: report

‘Swenglish’: the definitive guide and top ten

‘Swenglish’: the definitive guide and top ten

Stockholm’s Sweden Bookshop closes down

Stockholm’s Sweden Bookshop closes down

Top ten words you didn’t know came from Sweden

Top ten words you didn’t know came from Sweden

Learning Swedish the easy way
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Learning Swedish the easy way

Swedes’ most common English errors exposed

Swedes’ most common English errors exposed

‘To hell with traditional Swedish behaviour’

‘To hell with traditional Swedish behaviour’

Swedes and donkeys: a language peculiarity 

Swedes and donkeys: a language peculiarity 

Swedish lessons take off across Europe

Swedish lessons take off across Europe

Learning Swedish from Russia with love

Learning Swedish from Russia with love

Sweden’s ten oddest sayings in English

Sweden’s ten oddest sayings in English

US motel coma man wakes speaking Swedish

US motel coma man wakes speaking Swedish

Why are Swedes so obsessed with numbers?

Why are Swedes so obsessed with numbers?

Linguist slams agency for gibberish letter

Linguist slams agency for gibberish letter

Skål! The Local’s guide to Sweden’s bizarrely intricate toasting etiquette

Skål! The Local’s guide to Sweden’s bizarrely intricate toasting etiquette

Study Swedish or lose welfare, Swedish Social Democrats propose

Study Swedish or lose welfare, Swedish Social Democrats propose

Swedish recipe: How to make warm goats’ cheese salad with cranberries

Swedish recipe: How to make warm goats’ cheese salad with cranberries

Revealed: Swedes expected to work longest in Europe

Revealed: Swedes expected to work longest in Europe

How I got immigrants and Swedes dining together

How I got immigrants and Swedes dining together

‘Who gains from immigrants being unable to speak Swedish?’

‘Who gains from immigrants being unable to speak Swedish?’

Immigrant kids ‘doing just fine’: study

Immigrant kids ‘doing just fine’: study

Swedish concern over Cocaine energy drink

Swedish concern over Cocaine energy drink