Swedish Intermediate 1 (B1)

$258 Limited GST free / $232
Swedish Intermediate 1 (B1)

For students who have completed Swedish Beginners Consolidation, or an equivalent program. It is open to anyone who wants to develop their language skills. Students will further develop basic skills

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For students who have completed Swedish Beginners Consolidation, or an equivalent program. It is open to anyone who wants to develop their language skills. Students will further develop basic skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing whilst also learning about Swedish culture.


TEXTBOOK

  • Rivstart B1+B2, (2014) 2nd edition, Scherrer & Lindemalm, Textbook, Chapters 1 to 4


COURSE OUTLINE
Chapter 1 – Leisure

  • Couch Potato or Sporty?
  • What do you enjoy doing?
  • What type of person are you?
  • Fitness & Exercise
  • Sport – types of sports and associated words and expressions
  • Leisure activities
  • Leisure then and now – a comparison
  • Adverbs
  • Adjectives (following certain verbs)
  • Adjectives (“t special”)
  • Time Prepositions
  • Enquiries

Chapter 2 – Friends

  • Quotes on friendship
  • What is friendship?
  • Three Cultural Celebrities around the 1900
  • Pronouns (Personal and Reflective)
  • Reflective Verbs
  • Word order in a sentence (main clause/sub-ordinate clause)
  • Emails

Chapter 3 – Lifestyle and Wellbeing

  • Money don’t make you happy, but they make you calmer
  • What do we dream about?
  • Talk about money
  • "Worlds apart"
  • The search for happiness
  • Conjunctions
  • Adjectives
  • Nouns
  • Argumentative text

Chapter 4 – Animals

  • Stinging and biting animals in Sweden
  • Two wild animals in Sweden
  • Wolf
  • Moose news
  • Verbs (all groups)
  • Verbs (present participle)
  • Adverbs (linking words & phrases)
  • Words that cannot be used to start a sentence


IMPORTANT: 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.


TEXTBOOK SUPPLIER
Abbey’s Language Book Centre, 131 York Street Sydney, Ph: 9267 1397 | www.languagebooks.com.au


LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY
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.