We use "Colloquial Swedish" by Routledge for Swedish Beginning classes.
Colloquial Swedish is designed for anyone wishing to acquire basic conversational Swedish, that is the grammar pronunciation and intonation as well as basic vocabulary and a range of phrases necessary for communicating different needs. The book also provide you with some background information about Sweden, its regions, history, traditions and way of life.
What makes Colloquial Swedish your best choice in personal language learning?
* Interactive - lots of exercised for regular practice
* Clear - concise grammar notes
* Practical - useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide
* Complete - including answer key and reference section
By the end of this rewarding course, you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Swedish in a broad range of everyday situations.
Cassettes or CDs containing 120 minutes of audio material are available to accompany Colloquial Swedish. Recorded by native speakers, this material complements the book and will help you develop your pronunciation and listening skills.
If you would like to discuss material covered in the class, contact us at our Los Angeles School.
Swedish is spoken by about 9 million people, chiefly in Sweden (where it is the official language) and in Finnish (where it is one of the official languages).