Swedish 2: module 1
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LSV21
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
The course aims to show students how to cope with everyday situations in Swedish with increased confidence to gain a better understanind of how the Swedish language works.
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: geography and facts about Sweden, dating, computers and internet, traditional food and eating out.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- gather information from shorter articles
- describe geography and basic facts about a country
- to agree and disagree in a conversation
- fill out a basic form
- use computer and internet vocabulary
- read diagrams
- reductions in speech
- Differentiate between tror and tycker
- word order in subordinate clauses
- when to use nouns in definite and indefinite forms
- word emphasis
- vowel sounds.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course requires the student to have completed Swedish 1 modules 1-3 or equivalent. Students should be able to have a basic conversation about everyday situations, read short instructions and understand news reports in simple Swedish. They should also have basic knowledge of simple past and future 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 on chapter 10.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Continue to Swedish 2 Module 2.