Swedish 2: module 3
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Suitable if you have completed Swedish 2: module 2 or studied Swedish for nearly 2 years.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LSV24
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course teaches you the Swedish language with a focus on speaking, using a variety of methods and sources.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
You will learn vocabulary and basic Swedish structures covering: education and work life, living situations and looking for somewhere to live, technology and phone conversations.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- the Swedish education system
- express opinions in a conversation
- read short interviews in a newspaper
- discuss future plans and education
- gather information from flat/house adverts
- tell others about how and where I live
- subjunctions and subordinate clauses
- particle verbs
- sitta, ligga, stå used in geography and text
- the use of ser + adjective + ut
- word emphasis
- adjective comparation
- reflexive possessive pronouns
- prepositions for locations.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course requires the student to have completed Swedish 2 module 2 or equivalent. Students should be able to make conversation about everyday situations to an intermediate standard, read everyday instructions and understand news reports in simple to everyday Swedish. They should also have a good knowledge of simple past and future tenses, be familiar with the present perfect and pluperfect tenses and feel confident with present tense.
You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Please bring the two books Rivstart A1+A2 (exercise book and textbook) to the first lesson. We will start (roughly) on chapter 16.
Please try the European Bookshop by selecting 'City Lit' and the language you are studying at this web page or call them at 020 7734 5259. If you state on the website, by phone or in the shop that you are studying with us, you can claim a 10% discount. You might be asked for your student number.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
If there is enough demand: Swedish 3 Module 1.
Eva is a native Norwegian and has been teaching Norwegian, drama and creative communication for many years, to both adults and children. She has a great passion for teaching and finds it hugely rewarding to see learners develop their skills and express themselves with growing confidence in a new language. “Learning a language is so much more than understanding the grammar and memorizing words - it is taking in and embracing a whole new culture, and it is an amazing privilege to be allowed to be part of this process as a teacher.” Eva is also an actor and writes stories for children and young people.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.