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Get Talking

SWEDISH Audio course


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Regina Harkin
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Regina Harkin has MAs in Swedish, English and Teaching Swedish as a Second
Language. She taught Swedish at Trinity College, Dublin for eight years and is
currently Teaching Principal at the Swedish School in Dublin.

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Based on original conversations from Teach Yourself Swedish Conversation and
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Useful
expressions
Numbers
CC English words c Swedish words
one en, ett
two tv
three tre
four fyra
five fem
six sex
seven sju
eight tta
nine nio
ten tio
eleven elva
twelve tolv
thirteen tretton
fourteen fjorton
fifteen femton
sixteen sexton
seventeen sjutton
eighteen arton
nineteen nitton
twenty tjugo
twenty-one tjugoen
twenty-two tjugotv
twenty-three tjugotre
twenty-four tjugofyra
twenty-five tjugofem
twenty-six tjugosex
twenty-seven tjugosju
twenty-eight tjugotta
twenty-nine tjugonio
thirty trettio
forty fyrtio
fifty femtio
sixty sextio
seventy sjuttio
eighty ttio
ninety nittio
one hundred hundra
one hundred and fity hundrafemtio
two hundred tvhundra
four hundred and sixty-two fyrahundrasextiotv
a thousand tusen

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Days of the week
CC English words c Swedish words
Sunday sndag
Monday mndag
Tuesday tisdag
Wednesday onsdag
Thursday torsdag
Friday fredag
Saturday lrdag

Months of the year


CC English words c Swedish words
January januari,
February februari,
March mars
April april,
May maj,
June juni,
July juli,
August augusti,
September september,
October oktober,
November november,
December december

Survival phrases
CC English words c Swedish words
Can you repeat it, please? Kan du upprepa det, r du snll?
Once more, please. En gng till, tack?
Speak slower, please. Tala lngsammare, r du snll.
Do you understand? Frstr du?
I understand. Jag frstr.
I dont understand. Jag frstr inte.
I dont know. Jag vet inte.
Is that right? r det rtt? / Stmmer det?
Thats right. Det r rtt. / Det stmmer.
Do you speak English / Swedish? Pratar du engelska / svenska?
I speak Swedish, but not very well. Jag pratar svenska, men inte s bra.
How much does it cost? Vad kostar det?
Where is? Var r?
I am sorry. Frlt.
What time is it? Vad r klockan?

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Day
1 An interview
Today you will learn how to do the following:

CCsay hello
CCintroduce yourself and
CCsay where you live and what you do for a living

Part 1
Here are the key phrases youll hear in todays conversation. Listen to the English meaning. Then, listen to the
Track 3 Swedish words and phrases and repeat.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Hello. Hej.
My name is Anders. Jag heter Anders.
Whats your name? Vad heter du?
Whats your surname? Efternamn?
What do you do for a living? Vad jobbar du med?
What do you study? Vad studerar du?
English. Engelska.
Where do you live? Var bor du?

Part 2
Listen carefully to Anders, a journalist, and Maria, a student. Anders is conducting an interview with Maria at an
Track 4 evening college. Then answer the question.
Language tip!
1. What is Maria studying?
The two question words what Vad
Part 3 and where Var are quite
Listen to the conversation again and answer the questions. similar in Swedish. Be sure to practise
them carefully.
Track 5
1. Whats Marias full name?

2. What does she do for a living?

3. Where does she live?

Part 4
Now listen to the conversation again. Answer the questions about the meanings of certain words. Then, practise
Track 6 using the expressions.
1. What does heter mean?

2. When do you use Jag r fotograf?

3. What does bor mean?

Part 5
Now its time to learn some other words and phrases for when you meet people. Listen to the English words and
Track 7 repeat the Swedish expressions.

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CC English expressions c Swedish expressions
Hello. Goddag.
Bye! Hej d!
Goodbye. (formal) Adj.
How are you? Hur mr du?
Fine, thanks. Bra, tack.
And you? Och du?
Now listen and respond to greetings and questions. Use the new words you just learned.
1. Man: Hur mr du?

You:
2. Man: Hej d!

You:
Now its time to learn some expressions for saying your occupation. Listen to the English words and repeat the
Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Im a teacher. Jag r lrare.
Im a salesman. Jag r frsljare
Im a doctor. Jag r lkare.
Im a secretary. Jag r sekreterare.
Im a computer specialist. Jag r dataspecialist.
Now pretend that you work in one of these occupations and answer the question. Use the new words you just
learned.
3. Man: Vad jobbar du med?

You:

Learning Plus!
Discovering more about other people and telling them about yourself
In the first conversation you used the words for I and you. Lets also learn how to say a few more personal
Track 8 pronouns so that you can talk about other people.

CC English pronoun c Swedish pronoun


I Jag
You (for one person) Du
He Han
She Hon
Now, answer the questions about Anders and Maria using he or she.
1. Man: Vad heter han?

You:
2. Man: Vad jobbar hon med?

You:

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Conversation Script
CC Swedish conversation CC English translation

Anders Hej! Anders Hello!


Maria Hej! Maria Hello!
Anders Jag heter Anders. Vad heter du? Anders My name is Anders. Whats your name?
Maria Jag heter Maria. Maria My name is Maria.
Anders Efternamn? Anders Your surname?
Maria Moberg. Maria Moberg.
Anders Vad jobbar du med? Anders What do you do for a living?
Maria Jag r fotograf. Maria Im a photographer.
Anders Vad studerar du? Anders What do you study?
Maria Jag studerar engelska. Maria Im studying English.
Anders Var bor du? Anders Where do you live?
Maria I Stockholm. Maria In Stockholm.

Audio Track Information


Track 3 Conversation 1, Part 1
Track 4 Conversation 1, Part 2
Track 5 Conversation 1, Part 3
Track 6 Conversation 1, Part 4
Track 7 Conversation 1, Part 5
Track 8 Conversation 1, Learning Plus!

The interview
a y
D
2 continues
Today you will learn how to do the following:

CCsay where people come from and where they live


CCtalk about your job and your studies
CCsay thanks and
CCsay words for languages, countries, and the major cities in Sweden

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Part 1
Here are the key phrases youll hear in todays conversation. Listen to the English meaning. Then, listen to the
Track 9 Swedish words and phrases and repeat.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Where do you come from? Var kommer du ifrn?
I come from . . . Jag kommer frn . . .
But I live in . . . Men jag bor i . . .
Im a bus driver. Jag r busschauffr.
Swedish. Svenska.
Oh dear, we are late! Oj, vi r sena!
Thanks. Tack.

Part 2
Listen carefully to the conversation. Anders is continuing his interview, this time with a girl called Anna. Then
Track 10 answer the questions.
Language tip!
1. Where does Anna come from?
The word for Oh dear is Oj. Many
2. Where does she live? Swedish people use this short
exclamation when they bump into
Part 3 somebody or drop something.
Listen to the conversation again and answer the questions.
Track 11
1. What does Anna do for a living?
2. What is she studying?

Part 4
Now listen to the conversation again. Answer the questions about the meanings of certain words. Then, practise
Track 12 using the expressions.
1. What does men mean?

2. When do you use Oj, vi r sena!

3. What does Tack och hej d! mean?

Part 5
Now its time to learn some cities in Sweden and some more languages. Listen to the English words and repeat
Track 13 the Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions for cities c Swedish expressions for cities


Stockholm Stockholm
Gothenburg Gteborg
Malmo Malm
Uppsala Uppsala

CC English expressions for languages c Swedish expressions for languages


Spanish Spanska
German Tyska
French Franska
Russian Ryska
Now listen and respond to the question. Use the new words you just learned or words from the original
conversation. Say what language or languages youre studying.
Man: Vad studerar du?
You:

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Learning Plus!
Names of different countries
Listen to the English words and repeat the Swedish ones.
Track 14
CC English expression c Swedish expression
Sweden Sverige
England England
The US USA
Canada Kanada
Australia Australien
Ireland Irland
South Africa Sydafrika
Now, answer this question about where Anna comes from.
Man: Varifrn kommer Anna?
You:

Conversation Script
CC Swedish conversation CC English translation

Anders Vad heter du? Anders Whats your name?


Anna Jag heter Anna Pettersson. Anna My name is Anna Pettersson.
Anders Var kommer du ifrn? Anders Where do you come from?
Anna Jag kommer frn Uppsala men Anna I come from Uppsala but I live in
jag bor i Stockholm. Stockholm.
Anders Vad jobbar du med? Anders What do you do for a living?
Anna Jag r busschauffr. Anna Im a bus driver.
Anders Vad studerar du? Anders What do you study?
Anna Jag studerar svenska och engelska. Anna I study Swedish and English. Oh dear, we
Oj, vi r sena! are late!
Anders Tack och hej d! Anders Thanks and goodbye!
Anna Hej d! Anna Goodbye!

Audio Track Information


Track 9 Conversation 2, Part 1
Track 10 Conversation 2, Part 2
Track 11 Conversation 2, Part 3
Track 12 Conversation 2, Part 4
Track 13 Conversation 2, Part 5
Track 14 Conversation 2, Learning Plus!

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Booking a
D a y
3 room in a hotel
Today you will learn how to do the following:

CCbook a room in a hotel


CCsay when you want the room and how long you want to stay
CCask how much something costs and
CCcount from one to ten

Part 1
Here are the key phrases youll hear in todays conversation. Listen to the English meaning. Then, listen to the
Track 15 Swedish words and phrases and repeat.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Good morning. God morgon.
Do you have a vacant room? Har ni ett ledigt rum? Language tip!
For one person? Fr en person? Note that a person en
Yes. Ja. person is pronounced
For today. Till idag. differently from English.
Tomorrow. Imorgon. The r-s blends into only one
No. Nej. sound in Swedish. The same
One night. En natt. happens with the names
How much is it? Hur mycket kostar det? Anders and Lars.
A thousand kronor per night. Tusen kronor per natt.

Part 2
Listen carefully to a conversation between Lars and a hotel receptionist. Then answer the questions.
Track 16
1. When does Lars need the room?

2. What is the name of the hotel?

Part 3
Listen to the conversation again and answer the questions.
Track 17
1. How long is Lars staying in the hotel?

2. How much does the room cost per night?

Part 4
Now listen to the conversation again. Answer the questions about the meanings of certain words. Then, practise
Track 18 using the expressions.
1. What time of the day do you use God morgon?

2. What does h, vad bra mean?

3. What does Imorgon mean?

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Part 5
In this conversation you have learned two numbers, six and nine. Lets now review all the numbers up to ten.
Track 19 Listen to the English words and repeat the Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


one ett or en
two tv
three tre
four fyra
five fem
six sex
seven sju
eight tta
nine nio
ten tio

Learning Plus!
Names of places in a hotel
In this section you will also learn how to use the definite article in the singular. If the noun is an en word you just
Track 20 add en to the end of the word. Listen to the English words and repeat the Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


a bus en buss
the bus bussen
a hotel ett hotell
the hotel hotellet
Where is the reception? Var r receptionen?
Where is the lift, or in American English, the elevator? Var r hissen?
Where are the stairs? Var r trapporna?
Wheres the bar? Var r baren?
Wheres the restaurant? Var r restaurangen?

Conversation Script
CC Swedish conversation CC English translation

Hotel receptionist 
Hotell Bellman, god Hotel receptionist Hotel Bellman, good
morgon! morning!
Lars 
God morgon! Har ni ett ledigt Lars Good morning! Do you have
rum? a vacant room?
Hotel receptionist Fr en person? Hotel receptionist For one person?
Lars Ja, fr en person. Lars Yes, for one person.
Hotel receptionist Till idag? Hotel receptionist For today?
Lars Nej, till imorgon. Lars No, for tomorrow.
Hotel receptionist Fr en natt? Hotel receptionist For one night?
Lars Nej, fr sex ntter. Lars No, for six nights.
Hotel receptionist Ja, vi har ett rum ledigt. Hotel receptionist Yes, we have a vacant room.
Lars 
h, vad bra! Vad kostar Lars Oh, thats great! How
det? much is it?
Hotel receptionist Tusen kronor per natt. Hotel receptionist 1000 kronor per night.

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Audio Track Information
Track 15 Conversation 3, Part 1
Track 16 Conversation 3, Part 2
Track 17 Conversation 3, Part 3
Track 18 Conversation 3, Part 4
Track 19 Conversation 3, Part 5
Track 20 Conversation 3, Learning Plus!

Checking
a y
D
4 into a hotel
Today you will learn how to do the following:

CCcheck in to a hotel
CCget the number of your room and the key
CClearn greeting words for times of day and
CCapologize and say thanks

Part 1
Here are the key phrases youll hear in todays conversation. Listen to the English meaning. Then, listen to the
Track 21 Swedish words and phrases and repeat.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions Language tip!


Good afternoon. God middag. Remember that the word in
Ive booked a room. Jag har bokat ett rum. the last phrase Varsgod
Pardon? Frlt? is used when you give
One room for one person for six nights? Ett rum fr en person fr something to somebody
sex ntter? and also when you ask
Yes, thats right. Ja, just det. people to tuck in when you
Room number ... Rum nummer ... have made them something
Here you are, heres the key. Varsgod, hr r nyckeln. to eat.

Part 2
Listen carefully to a conversation between the hotel receptionist and Lars, who is checking into the hotel room
Track 22 he booked earlier. Then answer the questions.
1. Which room number does he get?

2. What is his surname?

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Part 3
Listen to the conversation again and answer the questions.
Track 23
1. When Lars arrives at the hotel, whats the first thing he says after hello?

2. What does the receptionist give to Lars?

Part 4 Language tip!


Now listen to the conversation again. Answer the questions about the Youve already learned how to say
Track 24 meanings of certain words. Then, practise using the expressions. the bar and the hotel by adding en or
et to the end of the noun. There are
1. What does Frlt mean?
always exceptions in language rules,
2. When do you use hr r? and the word key is one. Words that
end with el just take an n at the end.
3. What does Tack s mycket mean?
Akey is just en nyckel. And the key is
nyckeln.
Part 5
Now lets learn some more greeting words for different times of the day.
Track 25 These greetings are typical in a hotel situation where the staff address people in a polite manner. The greetings
are also used in telephone conversations. Listen to the English and repeat the Swedish expression.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Good morning. God morgon.
Good afternoon. God middag.
Good evening. God kvll.
Good night. God natt.
Now listen to the time of the day announced and choose a proper greeting.
1. Narrator: Its 3 pm.

You:
2. Narrator: Its 7 oclock in the morning.

You:
3. Narrator: Its bedtime.

You:

Learning Plus!
words for OTHER PARTS OF THE DAY
Here are some words for other parts of the day. Listen to the English and repeat the Swedish expressions.
Track 26
CC English expressions c Swedish expressions
a day en dag
a morning en morgon
the time between morning and noon en frmiddag
an afternoon en eftermiddag
an evening en kvll
a night en natt
Say the phrase Det r kvll (Its evening.) with another part of the day.
You:

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Conversation Script
CC Swedish conversation CC English translation

Hotel receptionist God middag. Hotel receptionist Good afternoon.


Lars Hej! Jag har bokat ett rum. Lars Hello! I have booked a room.
Hotel receptionist Vad heter du? Hotel receptionist Whats your name?
Lars Lars Ekstrm. Lars Lars Ekstrm.
Hotel receptionist Frlt? Hotel receptionist Pardon?
Lars Lars Ekstrm. Lars Lars Ekstrm.
Hotel receptionist 
Ett rum fr en person fr sex Hotel receptionist One room for one person for
ntter? six nights?
Lars Ja, just det. Lars Yes, thats right.
Hotel receptionist 
Rum nummer nio. Varsgod, Hotel receptionist Room number nine. Here you
hr r nyckeln. are, heres the key.
Lars Tack s mycket. Lars Thanks a lot.

Audio Track Information


Track 21 Conversation 4, Part 1
Track 22 Conversation 4, Part 2
Track 23 Conversation 4, Part 3
Track 24 Conversation 4, Part 4
Track 25 Conversation 4, Part 5
Track 26 Conversation 4, Learning Plus!

Having a
a y
D
5 coffee
Today you will learn how to do the following:

CCorder a cup of tea or coffee, and pastries


CCask how much it costs and if a refill is included
CCsay words for sandwiches, pastries, cakes and drinks and
CCcount from 11 to 20

Part 1
Here are the key phrases youll hear in todays conversation. Listen to the English meaning. Then, listen to the
Track 27 Swedish words and phrases and repeat.

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CC English expressions c Swedish expressions
A coffee and a tea, please. En kaffe och en te, tack.
Anything else? Ngot annat?
A cheese sandwich. En ostsmrgs.
A cinnamon bun. En kanelbulle.
Is that all? Var det bra s?
How much is that? Vad blir det?
Seventy-five kronor, please. Sjuttiofem kronor, tack.
Is there milk and sugar? Finns det mjlk och socker?
Yes, its on the tables. Ja, det str p borden.
Is a refill included? Ingr ptr?

Part 2
Listen carefully to a conversation between Maria and the waitress as Maria orders for herself and her friend.
Track 28 Then answer the questions.
1. What does she order to drink?

2. What does she order to eat?

Part 3
Listen to the conversation again and answer the questions.
Track 29
1. How much does it all cost?

2. What does Maria want thats on the tables?

Part 4
Now listen to the conversation again. Answer the questions about the meanings of certain words. Then, practise
Track 30 using the expressions.
1. What does Ngot annat? mean?

2. What does Vad blir det? mean?

3. When do you use Ingr ptr?

Part 5
Now its time to learn some more foods and drinks that you might ask for in a caf. Listen to the English words
Track 31 and repeat the Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


a caf ett caf
a caf with tasty pastries and cakes ett konditori
hot chocolate varm choklad
mineral water mineralvatten
a sandwich en smrgs
a Danish pastry ett wienerbrd
a piece of cake en trtbit
a cookie en smkaka
Now listen to the waitress ask Anything else? Respond with one of the new expressions youve just learned or
with words from the original conversation.
Waitress: Ngot annat?
You:

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Learning Plus!
Counting from eleven to twenty
In this conversation you came across seventy-five kronor. We wont go that far just yet, but its important to
Track 32 know your numbers in Swedish. So listen to the English and repeat the Swedish numbers.

CC English number c Swedish number


eleven elva
twelve tolv
thirteen tretton
fourteen fjorton
fifteen femton
sixteen sexton
seventeen sjutton
eighteen arton
nineteen nitton
twenty tjugo

Conversation Script
CC Swedish conversation CC English translation

Waitress Hej! Waitress Hello!


Maria Hej! En kaffe och en te, tack. Maria Hello! A coffee and a tea, please.
Waitress Ngot annat? Waitress Anything else?
Maria Ja, en ostsmrgs och en Maria Yes, a cheese sandwich and a
kanelbulle. cinnamon bun.
Waitress Var det bra s? Waitress Is that all?
Maria Ja, tack. Vad blir det? Maria Yes, thanks. How much is that?
Waitress Sjuttiofem kronor, tack. Waitress Seventy-ve kronor, please.
Maria Varsgod! Finns det mjlk och socker? Maria Here you are! Is there milk and sugar?
Waitress Ja, det str p borden. Waitress Yes, its on the tables.
Maria Ingr ptr? Maria Is a rell included?
Waitress Javisst! Waitress Yes, certainly!

Audio Track Information


Track 27 Conversation 5, Part 1
Track 28 Conversation 5, Part 2
Track 29 Conversation 5, Part 3
Track 30 Conversation 5, Part 4
Track 31 Conversation 5, Part 5
Track 32 Conversation 5, Learning Plus!

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Day
6 Having a meal
Today you will learn how to do the following:

CCorder food and drink in a restaurant


CCask if you can pay
CCsay words for more food and drinks and
CCdescribe food and drinks

Part 1
Here are the key phrases youll hear in todays conversation. Listen to the English meaning. Then, listen to the
Track 33 Swedish words and phrases and repeat.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Hi and welcome Hej och vlkomna!
What would you like to eat? Vad vill ni ta?
chefs specials, please dagens rtt, tack
And to drink? Och att dricka?
A large lager and water, please. En stor stark och vatten, tack.
Can I pay? Fr jag betala?

Part 2
Listen carefully to a conversation between Lars and the waiter at a typical lunch. Then answer the question.
Track 34
1. How many chefs specials does Lars order?

Part 3
Listen to the conversation again and answer the questions. Language tip!
Track 35
1. What does Lars order to drink? One thing to work on when it comes
to pronunciation is the double
2. How much does the meal cost?
consonants. The two ts in dagens
rtt or vatten should be a really long
Part 4 sound.
Now listen to the conversation again. Answer the questions about the The same applies to the word for
Track 36 meanings of certain words. Then, practise using the expressions. thanks or please. This word is spelled
1. What does Hej och vlkomna mean? with a ck, which stands for two ks:
tack.
2. What does ta mean?

3. What does betala mean?

Part 5
Now its time to learn some more food and drinks. First, lets learn some popular drinks. Listen to the English
Track 37 words and repeat the Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


beer l
a large lager en stor stark
a small lager en liten stark
soda lsk
red wine rtt vin
white wine vitt vin

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Now lets learn some words for foods. Listen to the English and repeat the Swedish expression.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


food mat
meat ktt
fish fisk
vegetarian vegetarisk
pasta pasta
rice ris
potatoes potatis

Now listen and respond to the question. Say that you would like fish and potatoes.
Man: Vad vill ni ta?
You:

Learning plus!
Adjectives for describing foods
If there are two words in Swedish, listen to and repeat both forms of the word in Swedish for each English word.
Track 38
CC English expressions c Swedish expressions
good god, gott
Language tip!
extremely good jttegod,
Remember that when you describe
jttegott
something in Swedish, you have to
sweet st, stt
change the word so it fits with the
sour sur, surt
gender of the noun. If its an en word
salty salt
you use the basic form of the word,
spicy stark, starkt
and if its an ett word you should add
a t after the describing word.
Conversation Script
CC Swedish conversation CC English translation

Waiter Hej och vlkomna! Waiter Hi and welcome!


Lars Hej! Lars Hi!
Waiter Vad vill ni ta? Waiter What would you like to eat?
Lars Tv dagens rtt tack! Lars Two chefs specials, please!
Waiter Och att dricka? Waiter And to drink?
Lars En stor stark och vatten, tack. Lars A large lager and water, please.
(After the meal.) (After the meal.)
Lars Fr jag betala? Lars Can I pay?
Waiter Javisst! Det blir hundrattio kronor. Waiter Certainly! That will be 180 kronor.
Lars Varsgod! Lars Here you are!
Waiter Tack! Hej d! Waiter Thanks! Bye!

Audio Track Information


Track 33 Conversation 6, Part 1
Track 34 Conversation 6, Part 2
Track 35 Conversation 6, Part 3
Track 36 Conversation 6, Part 4
Track 37 Conversation 6, Part 5
Track 38 Conversation 6, Learning Plus!

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Day
7 Taking a taxi
Today you will learn how to do the following:

CCsay where you want to go when you travel


CCsay when a match starts and ask about traffic
CCtalk about sports and other words with play and
CCuse more time expressions

Part 1
Here are the key phrases youll hear in todays conversation. Listen to the English meaning. Then, listen to the
Track 39 Swedish words and phrases and repeat.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Where do you want to go to? Vart vill du ka?
Can you drive me to ... ? Kan du kra mig till ... ?
Is there a lot of traffic? r det mycket trafik?
The match starts in half an hour. Matchen brjar om en halvtimme.
We have enough time or, well make it in time. Det hinner vi.
Who are playing? Vilka spelar?
against or versus mot
Gosh, then there will be a lot of people. Oj, d blir det mycket folk.
Keep the change. Det r jmt.
not inte

Part 2
Listen carefully to a conversation between Lars and a taxi driver. Then answer the question.
Track 40
1. Where does Lars want to go?

Part 3 Language tip!


Listen to the conversation again and answer the questions.
Notice that the preposition in in
Track 41
1. Is there a lot of traffic? Swedish is om when you are talking
about something thats going to take
2. When does the match start?
place in the future.
3. Will Lars make it in time for the match?

Part 4
Now listen to the conversation again. Answer the questions about the meanings of certain words. Then, practise
using the expressions.
Track 42 Language tip!
1. What does kra mean? Can is an auxiliary verb, and after can,
a second verb will have to be in the
2. When do you use inte in a sentence?
infinitive and not in the present tense.
3. What does Det r jmnt. mean? This is She can drive a car: Hon kan
kra bil.

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Part 5 Language tip!
Now its time to learn the names of some more sports and words that go It is always best to learn Swedish
Track 43 together with play. The verb play will be said here in the present tense. verbs in the present tense because it
Listen to the English words and repeat the Swedish expressions. will make it easier for you to learn the
past tenses if you continue learning
CC English expressions c Swedish expressions Swedish at a more advanced level
play or plays spelar later.
play football, or soccer for American English speakers spelar fotboll
play tennis spelar tennis
play golf spelar golf

Now we will go through some popular board games and cards. Listen to the English and repeat the Swedish
expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


play a board game spelar ett spel
play monopoly spelar monopol
play chess spelar schack
play cards spelar kort

Now listen and respond to the mans question. Use the new words you just learned. Answer him in either the
positive or the negative.
Man: Kan du spela schack?
You:

Learning Plus!
Time expressions
Listen to the English words for time and repeat the Swedish expressions.
Track 44
CC English expressions c Swedish expressions
a minute en minut
a quarter of an hour en kvart
half an hour en halvtimme
an hour en timme
two hours tv timmar
in a minute om en minut
in an hour om en timme

Now the man is asking you when the football match starts. Listen, and then make up your answer.
Man: Nr brjar fotbollsmatchen?
You:

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Conversation Script
CC Swedish conversation CC English translation

Taxi driver Hej! Vart vill du ka? Taxi driver Hello! Where do you want to go to?
Lars Hej! Kan du kra mig till Rsunda? Lars Hello! Can you drive me to Rsunda?
Taxi driver Javisst! Taxi driver Yes, of course!
Lars r det mycket trak? Lars Is there a lot of traffic?
Taxi driver Nej, inte s mycket. Taxi driver No, not so much.
Lars Vad bra! Matchen brjar om en Lars Thats good! The match starts in half an
halvtimme. hour.
Taxi driver Det hinner vi. Vilka spelar? Taxi driver We have enough time. Who are playing?
Lars AIK mot Djurgrden. Lars AIK against Djurgrden.
Taxi driver Oj, d blir det mycket folk. Taxi driver Gosh, then there will be a lot of people.
(Twenty-ve minutes later.) (Twenty-ve minutes later.)
Taxi driver Det blir tvhundratrettio kronor, tack. Taxi driver That will be 230 kronor, please.
Lars Hr, det r jmnt. Hej d! Lars Here, keep the change. Bye!

AUdio Track Information


Track 39 Conversation 7, Part 1
Track 40 Conversation 7, Part 2
Track 41 Conversation 7, Part 3
Track 42 Conversation 7, Part 4
Track 43 Conversation 7, Part 5
Track 44 Conversation 7, Learning Plus!

Travelling by
a y
D
8 subway
Today you will learn how to do the following:

CCask when a subway train is due and how much a ticket costs
CCsay words for different means of transport
CCask and tell the time and
CCcount from 20 to 1000

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Part 1
Here are the key phrases youll hear in todays conversation. Listen to the English meaning. Then, listen to the
Track 45 Swedish words and phrases and repeat.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Twenty-one kronor. Tjugoen kronor.
The train is delayed, unfortunately. Tunnelbanan r tyvrr frsenad.
Really? Jas?
Yes, theres a football match at Rsunda. Ja, det r fotbollsmatch p Rsunda.
Yes, Im going there too. Ja, jag ska dit ocks.
When will the train come? Nr kommer tunnelbanan?
When does the match start? Nr brjar matchen?

Part 2
Listen carefully to a conversation between Anders, who is going to the football match, and a girl inLanguage
the tickettip!
Track 46 booth at the subway station. Then answer the questions. Notice that you are hearing the word
1. When does the match start? ker said in the present tense, not
the basic or infinitive form. There are
2. Why is the train delayed?
different endings to Swedish verbs in
the present tense. Some end with -ar,
Part 3
for instance:
Listen to the conversation again and answer the questions.
play: spelar
Track 47
1. How much does Anders subway ticket cost? and some end with er, like the word
for travel: ker.
2. What does the girl in the ticket booth apologize for?
3. When is the subway due?

Part 4
Now listen to the conversation again. Answer the questions about the
Language tip!
Track 48 meanings of certain words. Then, practise using the expressions.
One thing to pay attention to is that
1. What does Jas? mean? the word for travel and go in Swedish
does not mean walk. If you walk and
2. When do you use nr in a sentence?
dont use any kind of transport, you
3. What does tyvrr mean? use this word: gr.

Part 5
Now its time to learn some more means of transport. Listen to the
Track 49 English words and repeat the Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


travel or go ker
go by train ker tg
go by boat ker bt
go by car ker bil

Now, when you travel, you need to know the time. So lets continue with
telling the time. Listen to the English and repeat the Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Whats the time? Vad r klockan?
Its eight oclock. Klockan r tta.
Its three oclock Den r tre.
Its half past eight. Den r halv tta.
Its half past four. Hon r halv fem.

Now listen and respond to the man ask what time it is. Try and say that its half past eleven.
Man: Vad r klockan?
You:

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Learning Plus!
Counting from 20 to 1000
In order to understand how much a subway train ticket and other things cost, well have to continue counting
Track 50 beyond twenty. Listen to the English words for time and repeat the Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


twenty tjugo
twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-three tjugoett, tjugotv, tjugotre

To continue, you simply add the numbers one to nine to the word for twenty. The same applies for thirty and up
to a hundred.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


thirty trettio
forty fyrtio
fifty femtio
sixty sextio
seventy sjuttio
eighty ttio
ninety nittio
a hundred ett hundra
five hundred fem hundra
a thousand ett tusen

Conversation Script
CC Swedish conversation CC English translation

Anders Hej! Solna centrum, tack. Anders Hello! Solna centrum, please.
Girl in ticket Tjugoen kronor. Girl in ticket Twenty-one kronor.
booth booth
Anders Varsgod. Anders Here you are.
Girl in ticket Tack.Tunnelbanan r tyvrr frsenad. Girl in ticket Thanks. The train is delayed, unfortunately.
booth booth
Anders Jas? Anders Really?
Girl in ticket Ja, det r fotbollsmatch p Rsunda. Girl in ticket Yes, theres a football match at Rsunda.
booth booth
Anders Ja, jag ska dit ocks. Nr kommer Anders Yes, Im going there too. When will the
tunnelbanan? train come?
Girl in ticket Om en halvtimme. Nr brjar matchen? Girl in ticket In half an hour. When does the match
booth booth start?
Anders Klockan tta. Anders At eight oclock.

Audio Track Information


Track 45 Conversation 8, Part 1
Track 46 Conversation 8, Part 2
Track 47 Conversation 8, Part 3
Track 48 Conversation 8, Part 4
Track 49 Conversation 8, Part 5
Track 50 Conversation 8, Learning Plus!

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Going to the
Day supermarket
9
Today you will learn how to do the following:

CCask where things are in a supermarket


CCuse polite expressions with a shop assistant
CCsay more words for food and other items in a supermarket and
CClearn a little about the past tense

Part 1
Here are the key phrases youll hear in todays conversation. Listen to the English meaning. Then, listen to the
Track 51 Swedish words and phrases and repeat.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Excuse me, wheres the toothpaste? Urskta, var finns tandkrm?
Over here on the right. Hr borta till hger.
Over there on the left. Dr borta till vnster.
Do you sell saffron? Sljer ni saffran?
Yes, you can buy it here at the cash register. Ja, det kan du kpa hr i kassan.
Thanks for your help! Tack fr hjlpen!
Did you find the ice cream? Hittade du glassen?
Is that all? Var det allt?
Can I have two packets of saffron? Kan jag f tv paket saffran?

Part 2
Listen carefully to a conversation between Anna and a shop assistant at Language tip!
the supermarket. Then answer the questions.
Track 52 Did you pronounce the two ss in ice
1. What can be found on the left? cream with a really long s sound?
Remember that the s sound has to be
2. What can be found on the right?
long because its spelled with two ss.

Part 3
Listen to the conversation again and answer the questions.
Track 53
1. Where does the shop keep the saffron?

2. How many packets of saffron does Anna want to buy?

Part 4
Now listen to the conversation again. Answer the questions about the meanings of certain words. Then, practise
Track 54 using the expressions.
1. What does Urskta mean?

2. When do you use Tack fr hjlpen?


3. What does Var det allt? mean?

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Part 5
Now its time to learn words for more food and other items you can find in a supermarket. Listen to the English
Track 55 words and repeat the Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


a shop en affr
food mat
Where is the bread? Var r brdet?
Do you have sausage? Har ni korv?
Where are the vegetables? Var r grnsakerna?
Where is the fruit? Var r frukten?
Where are the sweets? Var r godiset?
Where are the tissues? Var finns nsdukar?
Where is the toilet paper? Var finns toalettpapper?
Where are the batteries? Var finns batterier?
Where are the matches? Var finns tndstickor?

Now ask the shop assistant where the bread is.


You:

Learning Plus!
Simple past tense
Its important to know the verbs in the present tense to be able to make the past tense. Now lets practise with
Track 56 some verbs you know. Listen to the English verbs in the present and past tense and repeat the Swedish verbs.

CC English verbs c Swedish verbs


work, worked jobbar, jobbade
Language tip!
study, studied studerar,
studerade Verbs that end with an -ar in the
cost, cost kostar, kostade present tense are the most common
book, booked bokar, bokade in Swedish. If you take away the r
start, started brjar, brjade for this type of verb and instead add
de, you get the simple past tense:

Conversation Script
betalar, betalade.

CC Swedish conversation CC English translation

Anna
Urskta, var nns tandkrm? Anna Excuse me, wheres the toothpaste?
Shop assistant Hr borta till hger. Shop assistant Over here on the right.
Anna
Och glass? Anna And ice cream?
Shop assistant Glass nns dr borta till vnster. Shop assistant Ice cream is over there on the left.
Anna
Sljer ni saffran? Anna Do you sell saffron?
Shop assistant Ja, det kan du kpa hr i kassan. Shop assistant Yes, you can buy it here at the cash
register.
Anna
Tack fr hjlpen! Anna Thanks for your help!
(Ten minutes later.) (Ten minutes later.)
Shop assistant Hittade du glassen? Shop assistant Did you nd the ice cream?
Anna Ja. Anna Yes.
Shop assistant Var det allt? Shop assistant Is that all?
Anna
Kan jag f tv paket saffran? Anna Can I have two packets of saffron?
Shop assistant Javisst. Det blir hundratrettio kronor, Shop assistant Of course. Thats 130 kronor, please.
tack.

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Audio Track Information
Track 51 Conversation 9, Part 1
Track 52 Conversation 9, Part 2
Track 53 Conversation 9, Part 3
Track 54 Conversation 9, Part 4
Track 55 Conversation 9, Part 5
Track 56 Conversation 9, Learning Plus!

a
D y Buying clothes
10 Today you will learn how to do the following:
CCsay what youre looking for in a clothes shop
CCsay what you dont like
CCsay words for different clothes and
CCdescribe clothes and use colour words

Part 1
Here are the key phrases youll hear in todays conversation. Listen to the English meaning. Then, listen to the
Track 57 Swedish words and phrases and repeat.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


Where are the childrens clothes? Var finns barnklderna?
What are you looking for? Vad letar du efter?
Im looking for clothes for a little girl. Jag letar efter klder t en liten flicka.
A red skirt? En rd kjol?
And a red top? Och en rd trja?
No, not that one! Nej, inte den!
A white top? En vit trja?
Yes, thats nice. Ja, den var fin.
Where can I pay? Var kan jag betala?

Part 2
Listen carefully to a conversation between Lars, who is buying clothes for
Track 58 his niece, and a shop assistant. Then answer the question.
1. What does Lars finally decide to buy?

Part 3
Listen to the conversation again and answer the questions.
Track 59 1. What garment does Lars not like?
2. Where is the cash register?

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Part 4 Language tip!
Now listen to the conversation again. Answer the questions about the In Swedish you actually say it was
Track 60 meanings of certain words. Then, practise using the expressions. nice, in the past tense, when you say it
1. What does finns mean? as an exclamation. The same happens
when you want to comment on very
2. When do you use Ja, den var fin? good food and say that its good or
3. What does letar efter mean? tasty: Det var gott!

Part 5
Now its time to learn some more words for clothes. Lets start with some ladies clothes. Listen to the English
Track 61 words and repeat the Swedish expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


ladies clothes damklder
Language tip!
trousers byxor
If its an ett- word that is being
a dress en klnning
described, you will have to add a t
a night gown ett nattlinne
to the word white. If you want to
a blouse en blus
describe a house, which is an ett word,
the word for white - vit - becomes vitt.
Now lets learn some mens clothes.
So, a white house is: ett vitt hus.
CC English expressions c Swedish expres-
sions
mens clothes herrklder
shoes skor
a suit en kostym
a jacket for a suit en kavaj
a tie en slips
pyjamas en pyjamas

Now listen to the man ask what you are looking for. Say that you are looking for a white suit.

Man: Vad letar du efter?


You:

Learning Plus!
Colours and other adjectives
You can use these adjectives to describe clothes or other things. Listen to the English and repeat the Swedish
Track 62 expressions.

CC English expressions c Swedish expressions


nice or smart snygg
ugly ful
beautiful vacker
a colour en frg
black svart
blue bl
green grn
yellow gul
brown brun
pink rosa

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Conversation Script
CC Swedish conversation CC English translation

Lars
Var nns barnklder? Lars Where are the childrens clothes?
Shop assistant Hr borta. Vad letar du efter? Shop assistant Over here. What are you looking for?
Lars
Jag letar efter klder till en liten icka. Lars Im looking for clothes for a little girl.
Shop assistant En rd kjol? Shop assistant A red skirt?
Lars
Ja. Lars Yes.
Shop assistant Och en rd trja? Shop assistant And a red top?
Lars
Nej, inte den! Lars No, not that one!
Shop assistant En vit trja? Shop assistant A white top?
Lars
Ja, den var n. Var kan jag betala? Lars Yes, thats nice. Where can I pay?
Shop assistant Kassan r dr borta. Shop assistant The cash register is over there.

Audio Track Information


Track 57 Conversation 10, Part 1
Track 58 Conversation 10, Part 2
Track 59 Conversation 10, Part 3
Track 60 Conversation 10, Part 4
Track 61 Conversation 10, Part 5
Track 62 Conversation 10, Learning Plus!

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Answers
CC Day 1 CC Day 6

Part 2. 1. Shes studying English. Part 3. 1. Her full name is Maria Part 2. 1. Lars ordered two chefs specials. Part 3. 1. Lars ordered
Moberg. 2. Shes a photographer. 3. She lives in Stockholm. Part4. a large lager and water. 2. It costs 180 kronor. Part 4. 1. It means
1.It means be named or be called. 2. When somebody asks you hello and welcome. 2. It means eat. 3. The word means pay. Part 5.
what you do for a living. 3. It means live. Part 5. Sample answers: Sample answer: Fisk och potatis, tack.
1. Bra, tack. 2. Hej d! 3. Jag r lrare. Learning Plus! Sample
answers: 1. Han heter Anders. 2. Hon r fotograf. CC Day 7

CC Day 2 Part 2. 1. Lars wants to go to Rsunda, a big football stadium in


the north of Stockholm. Part 3. 1. Theres not so much traffic. 2. It
Part 2. 1. Anna comes from Uppsala. 2. She lives in Stockholm. starts in half an hour. 3. Yes, he will. Part 4. 1. It means drive. 2. Its
Part3. 1. Shes a bus driver. 2. She is studying Swedish and English. the word for not, so you use it when you want to say a negative
Part 4. 1. It means but. 2. You use it when you suddenly realise sentence. 3. The word means keep the change, but literally it
that you are late. 3. It means thanks and goodbye. Part5. Sample means its even. Part5. Sample answers: Ja, jag kan spela schack.
answer: Jag studerar franska och ryska. Learning Plus! Sample / Nej, jag kan inte spela schack. Learning Plus! Sample answer:
answer: Hon kommer frn Sverige. Fotbollsmatchen brjar om en timme.

CC Day 3 CC Day 8

Part 2. 1. It starts at 8 oclock. 2. Theres a match at Rsunda so a


Part 2. 1. Lars needs the room for tomorrow. 2. Its Hotel Bellman
lot of people are travelling. Part 3. 1. It costs twenty-one kronor.
Part 3. 1. He is staying for six nights. 2. A thousand kronor! Part4.
2. She apologizes for the subway being delayed. 3. Its due in half
1. You use it in the morning! 2. It means Oh, great! 3. It means
an hour. Part 4. 1. The correct answer is really? or yes,is that right.
tomorrow.
2. When asking about when something is going to happen. 3. The
word means unfortunately, and is used when you want to sound
CC Day 4 apologetic. Part 5. Sample answer: Den r halv elva.

Part 2. 1. Room number 9. 2. Its Ekstrm. Part 3. 1. He told the CC Day 9


person he had booked a room. 2. The receptionist gives Lars the key.
Part 4. 1. It means pardon. 2. You use it when somebody is showing Part 2. 1. Its the ice cream. 2. Its the toothpaste. Part 3. 1. She
you or giving you something. 3. It means thanks a lot. Part5. 1. God keeps it at the cash register. 2. She wants to buy two packets. Part4.
middag 2. God morgon 3. God natt Learning Plus! Sample answer: 1. It means excuse me. 2. When you want to thank someone for
Det r eftermiddag. their help. 3. It means is that all? Part 5. Sample answer: Var r
brdet?
CC Day 5
CC Day 10
Part 2. 1. She ordered a coffee and a tea. 2. Maria ordered a
cheese sandwich and a cinnamon bun. Part 3. 1. It costs seventy- Part 2. 1. Lars decided to buy a red skirt and a white top. Part 3.
five kronor 2. She wants milk and sugar. Part 4. 1. It means 1.He doesnt like the red top. 2. The cash register is over there.
Anything else? 2. It means How much is that? 3. You use it when Part4. 1. It means is or are. 2. You say it when you want to express
you want to know if a refill is included. Part 5. Sample answer: that something looks nice. 3. It means look for. Part 5. Sample
Ett wienerbrd, tack. answer: Jag letar efter en vit kostym.

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EnglishSwedish
glossary
actuallyfaktiskt bottleaska, -n coffee break fikarast, -en
address adress, -en bowling: go ~ bowlar cola cola, -n
advance kommer vidare boy pojke, -n cold kall, -t
after that sedan (sen) breakfast frukost, -en come: ~ along kommer; fljer med
afternoon eftermiddag, -en brother (the brother) bror (brodern) congratulationsgrattis
afterwards eftera t bumper car radiobil, -en costkosta
against: AIK ~ Djurga rden mot; AIK bun bulle, -n course rtt, -en
mot Djurga rden bus buss, -en cross, go over ga r ver
age limit a ldersgrns, -en bus driver busschauffr, -en crossing korsning, -en
ago fr ... sen but men buy kper crown krona, -n
allallt by the wayfrresten
and och [a , a ck] dance dans, -en
answersvarar cake ta rta, -n dare va gar
any ingen, inget, inga camekom daughter dotter, -n
anything else? na got annat? cankan degrees: ninety ~ nittio grader
apple pple, -t card kort, -et delayedfrsenad
around, roughlycirka carrybr dessert en efterrtt, -en
assom cash register kassa, -n difficult sva r, -t
cash machine Bankomat, -en dinner middag, -en
backtillbaka centre centrum, -et dogr
bar bar, -en certainlyjavisst double room dubbelrum, -met
barbecuegrillar changebyter dreamdrmmer
be vara, bli change: keep the ~ byter; det r drinkdricker
be was been vara - var varit jmnt drive: can you ~ me to ? kr; kan
beautiful vacker, -t check, lookkollar du kra mig till ?
becausefr cheers ska l drivers licence krkort, -et
beer: a big/small strong ~ l; en stor cheese sandwich ostsmrga s, -en
stark/en liten stark chefs special dagens rtt drop, loosetappar
beer: have a ~ l; ta en l child barn, -et
beforefrut chips pommes frites eat ate- eaten ter - a t - tit
behindbakom chocolate wafer bar kexchoklad, -en eat: what would you like to ~? ter;
besidebredvid cigarette cigarrett, -en vad vill ni ta?
betweenmellan cinema: go to the ~ bio, -n; ga email address epostadress, -en
birthday: happy ~ fdelsedag, -en; pa bio Englishengelska
grattis pa fdelsedagen cinema theatre biograf, -en entrance fee intrde, -t
blacksvart cinnamon bun kanelbulle, -n evening kvll, -en
blue bla , -tt class klass, -en evening paper kvllstidning, -en
boat ba t, -en clock: eight oclock klocka, -n; excuse meurskta
boiledkokt klockan a tta
book: Ive booked a room bokar; jag closestnger family familj, -en
har bokat ett rum closed stngd, stngt father pappa, -n
booking conrmation clothes: childrens ~ klder; ndhittar
bokningsbekrftelse, -n barnklder nished, goneslut
both and ba de ... och ... coffee kaffe, -t FinlandFinland

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rstfrst insteadistllet nilnoll
ower blomma, -n interestingintressant no nej; n
followfljer is enough, last rcker normal, ordinary vanlig, -t
food mat, -en is situated, lies ligger notinte
for fr, a t nownu
free ledig, -t, -a journalist journalist, -en numbernummer
freelancefrilansar
friend, mate kompis, -en ketchup ketchup, -en oclock: around four ~ vid fyra-tiden
from fra n key nyckel, -n oh, oh dear oj; ojda
fruit frukt, -en kind schysst; snll, -t; vnlig, oh yesjada
full: Im ~ mtt; jag r matt know: I dont ~ vet; jag vet inte Old Town Gamla Stan
fully booked full,-t krona (informal) span onpa
fun kul, rolig onlybara
last; last year frra: ~ a ret open ppen, ppet
girlicka, -n; tjej, -en late: were ~ sen; vi r sena orderbestller
glass glas, -et leave; hand in lmnar: ~ in other annan, annat
go a ker left: to/on the ~ vnster; till vnster outsideute
goal ma l, -et live: where do you ~? bor; var overover
goodbra bor du?
good afternoon god middag, god locker ska p, -et packet paket, -et
dag long lnge: sa ~ pain: have a headache/ stomach-
good evening god kvll looktittar ache/ sore foot vrk, -en, ont; har
good morning god morgon, god dag look for letar efter ont i huvudet/magen/ foten
good night god natt paracetamol huvudvrkstablett, -en
love: Id ~ to lskar; jag skulle grna
goodbye adj [aj] lunch lunch, -en pardon, Im sorry frla t
goodbye hej da parent: my parents frlder, -n;
great: thats ~ bra; vad bra man man, -nen mina frldrar
green grn, -t many: ~ times ma nga; ma nga pay: can I ~? betalar; fa r jag
grilled, barbecuedgrillad ga nger betala?
guy kille, -en marinated salmon gravlax, -en pear pron, -et
marry gifter sig per night per natt
half an hour halvtimme, -n match match, -en perhapskanske
ham sandwich skinksmrga s, -en matter: whats the ~?; it doesnt ~ person person, -en
have had had har - hade haft vad r det? det gr inget pharmacy apotek, -et
have had had time to hinner - meatball kttbulle, -n photographer fotograf, -en
hann - hunnit meet (each other) trffar, trffas pickplockar
heavy tung, -t metre meter, -n picture bild, -en
hello halla (on the phone), hej, god metro tunnelbana, -n pier, jetty brygga, -n
dag midsummers eve midsommarafton, pillow kudde, -n
helphjlper -en [missommarafton] pizzeria pizzeria, -n
here: ~ you are hr, hit; varsa god milk mjlk, -en play: ~ football: ~ with the children
hope: I ~ so hoppas; jag hoppas det mobile number mobilnum/mer, -ret spelar, leker; spela fotboll; leka med
hot dog varmkorv, -en mobile phone mobil, -en barnen
hotel hotell, -et moment gonblick, -et policeman polis, -en
hour timme, -n moneypengar potato potatis, -en
house: in Annas ~ hus, -et; hemma moremer probablynog
hos Anna mother mamma, -n put (place lying down) lgger
howhur muchmycket
how are you? hur r det? music musik, -en queue k, -n
hungryhungrig must ma ste
hurry bra ttom mustard senap, -en rain: its ~ing regnar; det regnar
my min, mitt, mina read, studylser
ice cream glass, -en reallyriktigt
ifom name: my ~ is ... namn; jag heter red rd, rtt
in i, in, inne needbehver red wine rdvin, -et
in ve minutes om fem minuter new ny, -tt rell pa ta r, -en
in front offramfr newspaper tidning, -en remember kommer iha g
in particularjust nice fin, -t; skn, -t restaurant restaurang, -en
in that case da included: is ~ inga r night natt, -en pl: ntter rice ris, -et

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right: to/on the ~ hger; till hger surname efternamn, -et todayidag
ringringer Sweden Sverige [svrje] togethertillsammans
rollercoaster berg- och dalbana, -n Swedishsvenska toilet; go to the loo toa: ga pa ~
room rum, -met swim: go for a ~ simmar; ga och tomorrowimorgon
simma tonightikvll
saffron saffran, -et swimming pool (building) too: ~ far fr, till, ocksa; fr la ngt
salmon darn laxl, -n simhall, -en toothpaste tandkrm, -en
sauna: have a ~ badar bastu swimming togsbadbyxor top trja, -n
say sger [sjer] toughtuff
school skola, -n table bord, -et towel handduk, -en
see: ~ you! ser; vi ses! taketar train ta g, -et
sellsljer take care ofordnar treat: my ~ bjuder; jag bjuder
sendskickar talk talar, pratar turnsvnger
shallska taste, avour smak, -en twenty of us stycke, -t: tjugo ~n
sharedelar tasty god, gott type, species sort, -en
shopping bag kasse, -n taxi driver taxichauffr, -en typicaltypiskt
side sida, -n t-bone t-bensstek, -en
single room enkelrum, -met tea te, -t underunder
sister syster, -n tea shop konditori, -et unfortunatelytyvrr
sit; remain seated sitter: ~ du kvar telephone numbertelefonnum|mer,
skirt kjol, -en -ret vegetable grnsak, -en
small liten, litet terrible, -ly hemsk -t very enjoyable jttetrevlig, -t
snaps snaps, -en thank (to) tackar
snow: its ~ing snar; det snar thank you tack wages ln, -en
so, thereforesa thankstack waitvnta
some na gon, na got, na gra thanks (phrase for when you thank walk: go for a ~ ga r, promenerar,
son son, -en somebody eg for dinner) tack fr promenad,-en; ta en promenad
sound la ter senast wallet pla nbok, -en want vill
square torg, -et thats right just det warm varm, -t
stairs trappa, -n there dr, dit was, werevar
stand, whats the score? sta r: there is/are det nns watervatten
vad ~ det think tnker, tycker, tror weather: whats the ~ like?vder;
start, beginbrjar think (not know for sure)tror vad r det fr vder?
station, stop station, -en this den hr week vecka, -n
StockholmStockholm thousandtusen welcome: youre ~ vlkomna; det var
stopstannar thousand crown note tusenlapp, -en sa lite sa
straight ahead rakt fram thriller thriller, -n well, well (expression for surprise)
strawberry jordgubbe, -n ticket: ~ for a ride biljett, -en; a nmen
street gata, -n kkupong, -en what: ~s your name? vad, vilken;
studystuderar time: whats the ~; at what ~; have vad heter du?
sugarsocker ~ to; long ~ ago tid, -en; vad r whennr
summer sommar, -en klockan; vilken tid; hinner; lnge sen where: ~ do you live?; ~ do you
sun sol, -en to till come from? var; var bor du?; var
sunny solig, -t toast ska lar kommer du ifra n?

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