Swedish Beginners 5 - Online (A1+A2) WEA Sydney

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Available Classes

This course is for students who have completed Swedish Beginners 4, or an equivalent program. This course is also designed for people working in the local tourist industry who wish to improve their customer service to Swedish tourists. Students will further develop basic skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing whilst also learning about Swedish culture. This course is recommended for people working in the general travel sector who need to communicate at a low level with Swedish clients.


  • Online


  • Rivstart 3rd Ed A1+A2 Textbook (Natur & Kultur: 2023), ISBN 9789127462342

Supplier: Abbey's Language Book Centre
Please note that textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled, WEA Sydney cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. Language courses will be confirmed or cancelled at least 7 days prior to their starting date.


Chapter 13

  • My future job
  • Talk about a working day
  • What skills are needed for a certain job
  • Verbs – past tense alternatives
  • Infinitives with and without “att”
  • Adverbs showing being there (hemma, inne) going there (hem, in)
  • A day at work
  • Application for a job
  • Working in an office or from home - advantages and disadvantages

Chapter 14

  • Swedish life style and traditions
  • Expressing thanks and excuses
  • Good manners
  • Indirect speech
  • Relative sub clauses
  • Sub junctions
  • Writing an invitation
  • Decline an invitation
  • What I appreciate in Sweden

Chapter 15

  • Typical for Sweden
  • Reflexive possessive pronouns
  • Independent pronouns


By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Speak clearly and be understood in basic Swedish, in particular to give direction and instructions to Swedish tourists.
  2. Increase the skills, language and attitudes required for continued study of Swedish.
  3. Demonstrate the skills, language and attitudes required for further study of Spanish.


If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.

Pernilla Thakur-Lundqvist

B.SocSci, Dip. Teaching
Pernilla has an Advanced Certificate in Language Teaching and has been working as a teacher since 2014. Currently, she serves as the Headteacher (Principal) at the Swedish School in Sydney,...