Speaking Swedish

Learning Swedish fosters new friendships and enriches experiences. Respectfully engaging with even basic phrases demonstrates cultural appreciation. Spoken by 10 million people in Sweden — as well as parts of Finland — Swedish, a North Germanic language, shares similarities with Norwegian and Danish. Its written form, for example, closely resembles Danish. With a robust economy and top-notch quality of life, Sweden beckons you whether you're looking for work, study, or leisure, from a Stockholm getaway or time at the University of Gothenburg.

Could Scandinavian culture get any hotter than it is right now? Its films, TV, literature, style, and ethos are globally sought after. Whether you're delving into Nordic Noir or embracing the Swedish "lagom" lifestyle, speaking the language will enrich cultural immersion. Fluency in Swedish also enhances your CV, reflecting intellectual curiosity and mental agility. And the country of Sweden, a stunning destination, offers an excellent quality of life and abundant job opportunities for skilled individuals.

Speak Swedish fluently

On the hunt for the best "husmanskost" recipes to perfect your Swedish meatballs? While debating with a language partner can be helpful, mastering the basics first makes it much easier. Traditional evening classes are an option, but their pace and content may not align with your needs. Online resources are abundant, but free content often comes with distracting ads. That's where language apps like Babbel come in.

Best way to learn Swedish? The Babbel way

Babbel’s Swedish course is affordable; accessible online and via mobile devices; and proven to strengthen your reading, listening, speaking and comprehension skills. As a Babbel user, you'll have access to a diverse program of exercises covering grammar, conjugation, pronunciation, listening comprehension and writing. You can practice online, or with your iPhone or Android device. Whether you're too busy for a language class, starting as a complete beginner, needing to brush up before a vacation or business trip, or wanting to re-learn everything you forgot in high school, Babbel can be customized to your needs.

Try your first Swedish lesson for free and discover Babbel’s easy and intuitive course system, which determines your individual level and accommodates different learning styles. You can learn at your own pace, set your own lesson plans, and receive helpful hints whenever you need them. You will also be joining an entire community of learners. Babbel users can share questions, experiences and advice via message boards and chat, and the Babbel support team is always only a message away. 

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