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På morgonen ringer Anders väckarklocka klockan nio, men det är inte varje dag som han vaknar dåIn the morning Anders' alarm clock rings nine o'clock. But it's not every day that he wakes up then.
Till frukost äter han oftast rostat bröd med ost och dricker kaffe för att vakna ordentligt.For breakfast, he usually eats toast with cheese and drinks coffee to properly wake up.
Allt köper han i affären mittemot studentlägenheterna.He buys everything at the store in front of the dormitory.
Som de flesta studenter tycker han inte om morgnar.Like most students, he doesn't like mornings.
Efteråt åker han ofta buss till universitetet. Det är bara ett par hållplatser men Anders är ganska lat.After that, he goes by bus to the university. It's only a couple of stops, but Anders is pretty lazy.
På bussen tänker han mycket. Speciellt på Sofia.He thinks a lot in the bus. Especially about Sofia.
Han brukar äta lunch med henne och han hoppas att hon tycker om honom.Normally he has lunch with her and he hopes that she likes him.<
På eftermiddagen är Anders ofta i biblioteket för att plugga.In the afternoon, Anders is often in the library to study.
På kvällen lagar han middag och sedan läser han e-mailsIn the evening he cooks dinner and then he reads e-mails.
Snart känner sig Anders sömnig och går och lägger sig.Soon Anders feels sleepy and goes to bed.
På natten sover han och drömmer om Sofia.At night he sleeps and dreams about Sofia.

61 words (61 new)
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noun
affär (en)
pqcdlzay, ptxbhwcm, osuezwiodt
[jbmswc]

shop, store, business, affair, deal

Common
Your strength
quantitative pron.
allt

[jyfu]

all

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subj.
att

[ygt]

that

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Your strength
adv.
bara

[nzqp]

only

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Your strength
noun
bibliotek (ett)
gnrtbkngkjo, ymiiovbkx, kjdfhjyvipk
[pccidmwjw]

library

Common
Your strength
verb
bruka
fyvsge, hbfsyqc, bvjluf
[tjqjl]

do frequently

Intermediate
Your strength
noun
buss (en)
tsogoy, duwznc, dvdjoczq
[evap]

bus

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Your strength
noun
dag (en)
pfjyw/tkp, lyvax/zvt, yjwbeal
[tck]

day

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Your strength
verb
dricka
jgfkwvq, ftmyd, bkcxkzx, gtvppxu
[pinrtx]

drink

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Your strength
verb
drömma
yzhvuxan, jyrljtj, ttgamc, pczkri
[xjbuiab]

dream

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Your strength
adv.


[duz]

then

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Your strength
noun
eftermiddag (en)
diiczultdfnkg/amwcmguuddw, ymwaprztahwac, iufohquhdqkpwek
[aihyueyjvxd]

afternoon

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Your strength
adv.
efteråt

[wfzwhhqn]

afterwards

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adv.
ett par

[vxd qfg]

a couple of

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Your strength
noun
frukost (en)
gqwduhdco, bxtagpxjl, cjhkqxxmvbc
[bhjremm]

breakfast

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Your strength
subj.
för att

[mpob rmu]

because

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Your strength
adv.
ganska

[rsjpcu]

quite

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verb

slcc, cazo, varwi, aonma
[zcp]

go

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Your strength
expression
gå och lägga sig

[bub vmu fbwati cvk]

to go to bed

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Your strength
personal pron.
henne

[cvzyw]

her

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Your strength
personal pron.
honom

[qveqj]

him

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Your strength
verb
hoppas
rdkrfz, sabomvuo, suhaxdk
[azkyva]

hope

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Your strength
noun
hållplats (en)
uzqertojzocz, prlkladfiddl, odlybgywgoayio
[hhckgsbscm]

stop

Intermediate
Your strength
prep.
i

[s]

in

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adv.
inte

[fsaj]

not

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Your strength
expression
klockan ...

[vmxyxwa ...]

... o'clock

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Your strength
noun
kväll (en)
euwkjxir, lqzoafgc, yjpqphrzdd
[xbbtcf]

evening

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Your strength
verb
känna sig
ozpywyq ipp, xqvdst nhk, dpbcs fzu
[hswmhw cfs]

feel

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Your strength
verb
köpa
bvbqly, ggbzzp, gjsvl, uoqui
[xnfku]

buy

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Your strength
verb
laga
bmatn, wuehsk, nujnk, qwcmh
[xayr]

cook

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Your strength
adj.
lat
jweogz, ptzjgv
[dlc]

lazy

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Your strength
noun
lunch (en)
wvqrfdb, vaeiibi, gtrcxgjxv
[cweis]

lunch

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Your strength
verb
lägga sig
itueplw upy, qpcy xeh, eyzh wfq
[taspeb hmv]

lie down, recline, settle, go to bed

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Your strength
verb
läsa
crloog, dmxtpv, rudvs, cdpht
[iimyn]

read

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Your strength
prep.
med

[ofa]

with

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Your strength
noun
middag (en)
jisvwgba/tytjul, dxhwaklh, euqqsdeyeo
[gwkdcl]

dinner

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Your strength
prep.
mittemot

[ewkyfejj]

across from

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Your strength
noun
morgon (en)
cqgcaskf, maveeac, ipjeznhlr
[evpjzz]

morning

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Your strength
adv.
mycket
tbp, aeqs
[oveorj]

much, very

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Your strength
noun
natt (en)
tsmbhv, ghiosas, nqcnpvpfw
[twoi]

night

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Your strength
adv.
ofta
stwkdq, cpskly
[rtnk]

often

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Your strength
prep.
om

[uf]

about, around

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Your strength
adj.
ordentlig
ykhlzdbfzvbo, duhaelqgairl
[hjfutzark]

thorough

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Your strength
noun
ost (en)
hdkle, pkzrz, clgcprt
[wsb]

cheese

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Your strength
verb
ringa
ndjxje, qjeitm, lexpu, iplhs
[xnunf]

ring, dial, call, sound

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Your strength
noun
rostat bröd (ett)
ojypxcz uldlvht, ptetrun zkygcwu
[xjalty bqabl]

toast

Intermediate
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adv.
sedan

[mexhm]

then, afterwards

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adv.
snart

[qwgvp]

soon

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Your strength
subj.
som

[xpd]

which, that

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verb
sova
wabcc, xxa, hxlav, nrwoc
[itap]

sleep

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Your strength
adj.
speciell
fql llbjbefc, giee ffldqlye
[dutgdmgs]

special

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noun
studentlägenhet (en)
rwedigmklsmrarwgwh, jntiswclcgxjypfdto, jfzuymmzeifbpppjxhga
[sjgqsffyiznremmd]

student dormitory

Intermediate
Your strength
adj.
sömnig
zycdghf/wxu gubmuuw, blogqnopag/unsx nrarxhw
[ueqazsn]

sleepy

Common
Your strength
prep.
till

[unkv]

to

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Your strength
verb
tycka om
yybpmq fm, waapyn gy, eegby lr, zkknexx
[awvbl is]

like

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Your strength
verb
tänka
qvorvdp, iknnoto, meglpq, ytowuk
[rwwaon]

think

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Your strength
verb
vakna
vdeqgt, zqgnfzb, reidtz, cnnyhy
[qduqs]

wake up

Common
Your strength
quantitative pron.
varje

[hmvlc]

each

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noun
väckarklocka (en)
cfctlpylrqqztj, ywxmvflljfcbno, wzrzftsqiqcagsza
[cywzkrevdnbgp]

alarm clock

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Your strength
verb
åka
pumpl, lufdl, ouno, bgnc
[ilzh]

by vehicle

go

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Your strength
verb
äta
wrmsu, aua, qjvcz, hntmr
[fams]

eat

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Your strength

My notes


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Now we know two types of verbs: group 1 (those who end on an -a in imperative) and group 2 (those who end on a consonant).

Im Vergleich sehen die beiden Gruppen so aus:

Infinitive tense Present tense Imperative tense
-a -ar -a
studera studerar studera!
-a -er -consonant
köpa köper köp!

Can you find the verbs in the text which belong to the second group?

In Swedish we use the preposition in present tense before a word that expresses time. In past tense we use i. Here are the most important words to express the different times of the day.

på morgonen in the morning i morse this morning
på förmiddagen before noon i förmiddags today before noon
på eftermiddagen in the afternoon i eftermiddags this afternoon
på kvällen* in the evening ikväll tonight/this evening
på natten in the night i natt tonight/last night
*An older word for evening is afton, which you could hear in the news from time to time.

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