Blog posts and podcast episodes on the Swedish language, from learning and teaching perspectives, intercultural communication, settling in Sweden, and Swedish culture.
As our readers speak both or either Swedish and English, all languages are available on this page.
Make yourself at home in Sweden
Moving to Sweden is exciting, scary, funny, annoying, sometimes overwhelming, and most of all completely different from your expectations.
Here you can find advice and explanations that make your life in Sweden a little easier and more enjoyable.
Is there such a thing as Swedish culture? Some Swedes seem to believe this is a thing from the past, and that national culture only appears at certain events, such as Lucia or Midsummer. At the same time, World Value Survey claims Sweden is an extreme country. We discuss and examine typical Swedish attributes, hoping to enlighten the nation.
Letters from the editor
How does it work to choose a book cover? What are the necessary steps to market a book? How much power does the writer has in the fictional world she creates? And most importantly, do you have to sell your soul to get your book published? These are short letters from the editor to her writers.
This is a resource for Swedish language teachers or other Swedes who meet learners on a regular basis. We share our teaching insights and interesting perspectives on the Swedish language.
The first few months of learning Swedish was probably a piece of cake. Then, struggle set in. Weird words, weird pronunciation. We explain things to you!