Svenska A1 beginners intensive course 4 weeks

Plats Göteborg

Want a quick start to be able to speak and understand Swedish? Learn Swedish with our professional teachers at Folkuniversitetet in Göteborg! Our intensive courses are designed to have a high tempo and focus on oral communication.

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Target group

Students with no previous knowledge of the Swedish language.

Aim of the course

To learn basic Swedish for everyday situations, for example greeting someone, ordering something, giving and asking for simple information.

Course content

Module 1 – Communication and Use

  • simple ways of introducing yourself, greeting someone, shopping,
    ordering at a restaurant, talking on the phone, arranging a meeting etc.
  • 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 tense
  • reading simple texts and dialogues
  • writing simple messages
  • writing everyday life in simple terms
  • information about Sweden and Swedish culture

Module 2 – Structure and pronunciation

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

Teaching methodology

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 short exercises to help you consolidate what we have learned each day.

OPTIONAL: Extended course

In addition to your morning course, you can choose to have additional hours to practise your individual needs in grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, professional language etc. These hours are just you and your teacher.
Choose among:

  • 12, 18 or 24 individual study hours*
    (+8925 SEK, +13.375 SEK or +17.825 SEK)
  • Occasional study hours* (+750 SEK/study hour*)
The extended course is conducted alongside your morning course on Mondays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays at 13:30-15:00.

* 1 study hour = 45 minutes


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

Course literature

Rivstart A1+A2 by Paula Levy Scherrer and Karl Lindemalm, 2014 edition (text and excercise book). Course books are not included in the course fee. You will be able to use these books also in the next level A2. When you advance to a B1 course, you need to buy new course books.


The next level is the course "Svenska A2".

To register and pay for a course

Go to the red button "BOKA KURSEN NU" and fill in the application form.
Click on "Use the English booking form" if you do not have a Swedish personal number.

You will get a confirmation of the registration, then close to the start an e-mail with all the practical information.

If you have a bank card issued outside of EU, please contact us and we will send you an invoice. Please use the address

All courses start only if a minimum number of people sign up.

Har du frågor?

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

24 okt 2022 - 18 nov 2022
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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6675 kr