Swedish Beginners 4 - Online (A2)

This course is for students who have completed Swedish Beginners 3, 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.

This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable internet connection, microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer. Classes will consist of a minimum of 1.5 hours virtual class time, together with 30 minutes worth of work to be completed independently. You will be able to contact your tutor by email or phone to ask for guidance and feedback on this work. In addition tutors may set additional homework.


  • Rivstart A1-A2 (2014), Scherrer/Lindemalm, Chapter 11-14.


Chapter 11

  • Dating
  • Computers
  • Internet
  • Conjunctions
  • Nouns Singular and Plural, definite Articles
  • Stressing the right word in the sentence
  • Personal messages
  • E-mails
  • Filling in a form

Chapter 12

  • Reading a fact text
  • Order food and drinks at a restaurant
  • Explaining what you like and what you don’t like
  • Sub-ordinate clauses versus main clauses
  • Nationality adjectives
  • Special verbs: think/believe and talk/talking, watch/watching
  • Dialogues: at a café, at a restaurant, meeting a friend in the city

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


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.


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Please note that textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.


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.

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