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Swedish Beginners 1 (A1)

$252 Limited GST free / $227
Swedish Beginners 1 (A1)

The course is an introduction to Swedish for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use. Students will develop basic skills to use in conversation, reading,

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The course is an introduction to Swedish for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use. Students will develop basic skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing whilst also learning about Swedish culture.


TEXT: Rivstart A1-A2 (2014), Scherrer & Lindemalm, Chapters 1-4.


CLASS PLAN
Nine Sessions that aim to build general basic comprehension and communication skills in elementary Swedish.


CONTENT
Conversational Swedish and an introduction to cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of basic language principles.


Topics (as related to textbook)


Chapter 1

  • Greetings
  • Country
  • Language/Nationality
  • Work
  • Studies
  • Family
  • The Swedish Alphabet
  • Pronunciation
  • Numbers
  • Songs

Chapter 2

  • Greeting-goodbye phrases
  • Health
  • Work-studies continuation
  • Professions
  • Objects

Chapter 3

  • Numbers cont.
  • Telephone numbers
  • Time
  • Address
  • Age

Chapter 4

  • Everyday shopping
  • Food and drink
  • Order at the restaurant/café
  • Prices


Grammar (as covered in textbook topics)


Chapter 1

  • Present tense
  • Questions
  • Negative forms
  • Yes/no questions
  • Hard &soft vowels
  • Long vowels

Chapter 2

  • Asking words
  • Nouns Singular
  • indef. art.

Chapter 3

  • Word order
  • Nouns singular
  • def.art
  • Verb: Command form

Chapter 4

  • Auxiliary verb+infinitive
  • Nouns plural
  • indef art. And
  • def. art.


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

  1. Speak clearly and be understood in basic Swedish
  2. Demonstrate the skills, language and attitudes required for further study of Swedish.
  3. Demonstrate the skills, language and attitudes required for further study of Spanish.


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.