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Det här är Anders.This is Anders.
Han är 24 år gammal.He is 24 years old.
Han är student.He is a student.
Han bor i Stockholm och studerar på Stockholms universitet.He lives in Stockholm and studies at Stockholm university.

11 words (11 new)
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verb
bo
gjp, mvmmo, tnwo, hxdj
[mw]

live

Common
Your strength
demonstrative pron.
det här

[iaf wutz]

this

Common
Your strength
adj.
gammal
fksvyf, biuodh
[bsboop]

old

Common
Your strength
personal pron.
han

[wlt]

he

Common
Your strength
prep.
i

[g]

in

Common
Your strength
prep.


[xpp]

on

Common
Your strength
noun
student (en)
yvltplzze, uyjvgekjm, lbnapdxbwez
[mtyhesw]

student

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Your strength
verb
studera
qrwulueh, airkudlie, blbchfcu, yabdsytk
[vovpsdq]

study

Common
Your strength
noun
universitet (ett)
avavyldcnoeqw, ksqjtsmmqgw, lusbmvsmqsipe
[lrrawhxganp]

university

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Your strength
verb
vara
tgc, gwi, dicvk
[orcb]

be

Common
Your strength
noun
år (ett)
hvjxz, vpr, vlzsr
[zgh]

year

Common
Your strength

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Swedish is an SVO-language, which means that a sentence basically is built out of a subject, verb, and object in that order. Because of this, a lot of sentences can be translated into English word by word.

Han är student.
He is a student.

Thus, you can construct easy sentences in this manner:
Jag är [adjective, occupation].
I am [adjective, occupation].

Example sentences

Jag är student.
I am a student.

Jag är lärare.
I am a teacher.

Jag är glad.
I am happy.

Jag är engelsman / amerikan / kanadensare / australiensare / nyazeeländare.
I am an Englishman / American / Canadian / Australian / New Zealandian.

Jag är svensk.
I am a Swede.

! Tip !
In Swedish, letters often get left out in the spoken language. This is especially common at the end of a word. That doesn’t mean that it sounds funny, though, if you do pronounce that ending letter. You should, however, keep it in mind, so that you won’t get confused when there are differences between spoken and written Swedish.


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