Svenska A1 for beginners - 4 weeks

Plats Göteborg

Study Swedish from the beginning on this intensive 4-week course at Folkuniversitetet in Göteborg.

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Target group

Students with no previous knowledge of the Swedish language.

Aim of the course

To learn the basics of the Swedish language in everyday situations, for example greeting someone, ordering something, giving and asking for simple information.

Course content

Module 1 – Communication and function

  • simple ways of introducing yourself, greeting someone, shopping, going to a restaurant, talking on the phone, arranging a meeting etc.
  • classroom phrases, asking for information
  • describing your house/home, your family and your own country in simple terms
  • discussing and asking about everyday life in the present and past
  • reading simple texts and dialogues.
  • writitng simple messages, e-mails, postcards
  • filling in a form that asks for personal information (first name, last name, address, age etc.)
  • writing about yourself and your everyday life in simple terms
  • information about Sweden and Swedish culture

Module 2 – Structure and pronunciation

  • numbers
  • the time, days of the week, dates, months, seasons
  • word order
  • verbs and nouns
  • adjectives and pronouns
  • pronunciation and Swedish intonation

Teaching methodolody

The main focus is on spoken communication and the teaching is in Swedish from the beginning.

In class you take an active part and practise the language in real life situations, through simple dialogues where grammar and new vocabulary are integrated. Homework consists of reading short texts, vocabulary exercises and short writing exercises.


Our teachers are well-qualified and experienced. They teach exclusively in Swedish.

Course literature

Rivstart A1+A2 (Paula Levy Scherrer, Karl Lindemalm, 2014 edition (text and excercise book). Course books are not included in the course fee.


After this course you can continue with the next course called Svenska A2.

To register for a course

Go to "BOKA KURSEN NU" , there you can choose an application form in Swedish or in English. If you do not have a Swedish personal number, please use the English form.


Lisa Nyström

Hej! Jag heter Lisa Nyström och är lärare i engelska och svenska som andra språk.

Folkuniversitetet är en glad arbetsplats där ingen dag är den andra lik. Arbetet är varierande, självutvecklande och utmanande och deltagarna är alltid studiemotiverade och nyfikna. Jag känner mig lyckligt lottad!

Lisa Nyström

Har du frågor?

Kontakta Folkuniversitetet Göteborg språk. Tel: 031 - 10 65 10

25 okt 2021 - 19 nov 2021
Må 09:00 - 12:30
Ti 09:00 - 12:30
On 09:00 - 12:30
To 09:00 - 12:30
Fr 09:00 - 12:30
Norra Allégatan 6, 40317 Göteborg
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6450 kr