The newest volume in Mike Ellis's best-selling Slanguage series will help you learn the basics of the Swedish language.
Swedish Slanguage provides translations and pronunciation guides for approximately 300 English words and phrases. Use the pronunciation guide to say them out loud a few times, and soon you'll be speaking basic Swedish words and phrases like "How are you?" (Hear More Due?) and "Cold" (Fur Shilling). Fun and helpful illustrations paired with easy English words to pronounce will have you speaking Swedish in no time.
Mike Ellis is a Web designer with expertise in e-commerce, online marketing, search engine optimization, and affiliate marketing. He's the author of nearly a dozen previous Slanguage books. Mike helps run a youth athletic league and loves coaching kids in his spare time. He lives with his family near Philadelphia.
This dictionary and phrasebook is an essential resource when traveling to the land of Ingmar Bergman, Ikea, ABBA, the Nobel Prizes, Absolut Vodka, and Pippi Longstocking. With almost 300,000 American visitors each year, Sweden is one of the top 25 destinations for U.S. residents. A pronunciation guide and a grammar section ensure that users understand the structure of Swedish, while important contextual information will help travelers avoid embarrassing moments. The phrasebook contains 15 sections, including convenient conversion charts for clothing sizes as well as weights and measures. *Pronunciation guide *Basic grammar guide *3,000 dictionary entries *Essential phrases
When travelling, do you want to journey off the English-speaking path, meet people and speak Swedish easily?If so then you need to Get Talking. Through 10 common scenarios plus culture and travel advice, you'll learn the skills for understanding and the confidence to speak Swedish in just 10 days.
Practise the most frequent words and expressions for:
-being in an interview
-continuing the interview
-booking a room in a hotel
-checking into a hotel
-having a coffee
-having a meal
-taking a taxi
-travelling by subway
-going to the supermarket
-buying clothes. You'll progress in your understanding of naturally-paced conversations, be able to personalize the language through interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural
This absolute beginner Swedish course contains an MP3 CD. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.
Get Talking Swedish in Ten Days maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.
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