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Nivå sjutton

Nu är jag på nivå sjutton! (The one I still can’t pronounce. Stupid “sj” sound.)

I’m one-and-a-bit skills from the final checkpoint, and then there’s 19 more to go after that to finish the entire Duolingo Swedish tree. 95 more words


Day 11: Mer framsteg!

Nyligen har jag varit lite tyst. Probably because every time I’ve gone to write something here, I’ve ended up writing it on italki instead. The allure of corrections and feedback is just too great, it seems! 422 more words


Day 10: Framsteg

Hej! Jag vill skriva igen idag, men jag tänker att jag ska försöka skriva på svenska. Kanske med lite “swenglish”… men det är bättre än ingenting! 293 more words


The News in Swedish

Ever since I started studying Swedish, I’ve tried my hardest to stay up to speed with Sweden’s news and current events. It’s as close to immersion as I can get right now, and my vested interest in the country aside, I’m sure there are many others out there who do the same! 203 more words


Comparative adjectives

Hej! It’s been a while. I’ve managed to find some time to get back into Duolingo over the past few weeks, and since I’m running dangerously low on lingots I decided to stop refreshing the same skills over and over and try something new. 132 more words


Recension: Skrivande röster av Maria Bielke von Sydow

Titel: skrivande röster – inspirationshandbok för skrivsugna

Författare: Maria Bielke von Sydow

Förlag: BIMA förlag

ISBN: 978-91-979719-5-9

Mitt exemplar: recensionsexemplar från författaren själv

Utläst: 2015-09-11… 376 more words


"Our Land" ("Vårt land", the Finnish national anthem) by J.L. Runeberg - my translation from the Swedish

This is my first poetic translation from Swedish. J.L. Runeberg (1804-77) is the Finnish national poet, not least thanks to his epic Tales of Ensign Stål (Fänrik Ståls sägner) 1,320 more words