Summer Swedish A1 Beginners

Plats Uppsala

This is a beginner's course in Swedish. You will learn to use simple phrases in everyday situations, and become acquainted with basic Swedish grammar and some facts about Sweden.

Boka kursen nu

Who is the course for?

This is a course for you with no or very limited prior knowledge of the Swedish language.


  • To be able to introduce yourself and talk a little about yourself
  • To be able to use simple phrases in everyday situations
  • To understand most what is said in simple and slow speech about familiar topics
  • To be acquainted with basic Swedish grammar

After the course, you will have some knowledge of Swedish at level A1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.


  • The alphabet and numbers
  • Basic grammar
  • Basic rules of pronunciation
  • Vocabulary and phrases: introductions, telling the time, shopping, leisure activities, daily activities, family and relations

Course material

Rivstart A1+A2 (textbook and workbook) by Paula Levy Scherrer and Karl Lindemalm, second edition from 2014, Natur och Kultur, Stockholm. The books are not included in the course fee. Please buy the books yourself and bring them to the first class.

Course format

60 teaching hours of 45 minutes each. The course is given Monday-Friday at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during two weeks.


Folkuniversitetet does not provide accommodation or meals. You can find more information about accommodation and things to do in Uppsala at (see link below).


Once the registration opens, on March 15th 2022, to register for the course, go to "Boka kursen nu". You will be able to choose an application form in Swedish or in English. If you do not have a Swedish personal number, please use the English form. Shortly after you have applied, you will receive a confirmation of your booking via e-mail, and about two weeks before the course starts you will receive a course notice and information about payment.

Terms of Registration

For information about our general terms of registration, please follow the link below. Please note that for our summer courses, we charge an administrative fee of 50 % of the course fee if you cancel your booking after May 1st (if there has also been more than 14 days since you applied). In the case of too few registrations, we may cancel the course.

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Kontakta Summer Swedish

27 jun 2022 - 08 jul 2022
Må 09:00 - 15:00
Ti 09:00 - 15:00
On 09:00 - 15:00
To 09:00 - 15:00
Fr 09:00 - 15:00
Bergsbrunnagatan 1, 75323 Uppsala
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5350 kr