Swedish

Swedish - Kunnasberg Language School

 

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Swedish is belonging to North Germanic languages, which is part of the German languages. There are approximately 11 million people worldwide speaking Swedish as their mother language, mostly in Sweden, and Finland where there are 350 000 Swedish speaking people. It is similar to others Scandinavian languages such as Norwegian and Danish. Nowadays, Swedish is the largest of the North Germanic languages by numbers of speakers.

 

Swedish Language

Swedish nouns and adjectives are declined in genders as well as numbers. Swedish substantives and adjectives conjugates in two different grammatical cases nominative and genitive and singular and plural. Mostly, the grammatical cases are often replaced with prepositions. There are a lot of similarities with German language. Like in Greman there aredefinite and undefinite formssuch as det/den defined forms (in German der/die/das) and undefined forms ett/en (in Deutsch ein/eine). In Swedish and in German there are many similar words for example, viktig which means in German Wichtig, kultur (Kultur), Stol (Stuhl), dag (Tag).    

Swedish alphabet consist 29 letters:

 

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W,  X, Y, Z, Å, Ä, Ö.

Sweden and Germany

Germany and Sweden have historical roots long way back in time. During the 14th century trade grew up and Sweden had good business relations with Germany. And even nowadays, Germany is one of the main suppliers for Sweden. Interest for Swedish culture and Swedish language has grown up in Germany. There are a lot of companies which are co-operating together. Famous companies in Sweden are inter alia Volvo, Hennes & Mauritz AB, IKEA. It is also easy to travel to Sweden with boat, car, train or airplane. Whatever you would like to do, travel to Sweden and learn travel Swedish, learn Swedish business culture or get to know to Swedish language, you can do it in Kunnasberg Language Academy!

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