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Old Norse: The Language Of Ancient Scandinavia

Old Norse: The Language Of Ancient Scandinavia

What is Old Norse, where did it come from, and does any of it survive today? One of our linguistics experts tells the story of this Scandinavian language.
5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Swedish

5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Swedish

There’s a lot of good Swedish TV out there, and not all of it is crime shows!
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Swedish?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Swedish?

Count down to the helgen (weekend) by learning the Swedish weekdays! Take this quiz to see how much you already know.
Introducing Daria Bogdanska’s ‘Wage Slaves’

Introducing Daria Bogdanska’s ‘Wage Slaves’

This month’s book is about the struggle to find both work and friends in a new country.
A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

The singular “they” is now recognized by leading dictionaries and style guides in English. What about in other languages?
The Complete Guide To Traveling In Sweden This Summer

The Complete Guide To Traveling In Sweden This Summer

From Stockholm to Gothenburg, Malmö, the mountains, the countryside and the many islands — we’ll show you Sweden’s true gems and give you some tips for your trip.
How To Be Passive-Aggressive In Other Languages

How To Be Passive-Aggressive In Other Languages

It’s nothing. No, really. It’s fine.
The 6 Best Films To Learn Swedish

The 6 Best Films To Learn Swedish

In search of some Swedish movies to help you learn Swedish? Look no further.
Quiz: Do You Know The Colors In Swedish?

Quiz: Do You Know The Colors In Swedish?

Can you tell the difference between röd and gul? Take this fun Swedish colors quiz to see how much you know (and how much you don’t)!
How To Talk About Food And Drink In Swedish

How To Talk About Food And Drink In Swedish

Don’t you think it’s about time you had a fika?
Swedish ‘Hen’ Is Here To Stay: The Success Of A Made-Up Gender-Neutral Pronoun

Swedish ‘Hen’ Is Here To Stay: The Success Of A Made-Up Gender-Neutral Pronoun

For a long time in Swedish, you had to choose between the masculine ‘han’ and feminine ‘hon’ pronouns. The Swedish ‘hen’ is changing that.
Babbel Tries: The Strangely Salty World Of Swedish Candy

Babbel Tries: The Strangely Salty World Of Swedish Candy

Our team tries some Swedish candy, and let’s just say it’s an acquired taste. Read on for language, culture and hilarious reactions.
The 8 Best Books To Learn Swedish

The 8 Best Books To Learn Swedish

Eager to find some enjoyable books to help you learn Swedish? Our language experts have got you covered!
How To Write The Date In Swedish

How To Write The Date In Swedish

Forget everything you know about writing the date. We’re going to re-learn it, Sweden-style.