Articles

How to sound more Swedish – five easy hacks

There are some more complicated and some less complicated challenges when it comes to Swedish pronunciation. I have collected five particularities of the Swedish language, that should be rather easy to master technically, as soon as you have recognised their...

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Mygg or myggor? How to count mosquitoes in Swedish

If you have visited Sweden, and particularly the northern parts, you must have heard people talking about mygg, or myggor. Both would translate as [mosquitoes]. And the question you will ask your hosts is of course, what is the difference?   Normally, referring...

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Lik, likadan, liknande. What is the difference?

These words are confusing and easy to mix up, also for advanced users of Swedish. The confusion often arises from the belief that these terms should be differentiated according to their meaning, whereas in fact it is not the meaning that is different, but how they are...

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Where Bee Swedish began

Being Swedish was probably the most boring way of being I could imagine, as I was growing up in a mediocre place called Jakobsberg, just north of Stockholm. At E18, the big road stretching east-west not far from my home, the speed limit changed from 90 to 110 km/h for...

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Do you have to be sporty to integrate in Sweden?

Do you have to be sporty to integrate in Sweden? Being a newbie in Sweden, and especially in Stockholm, you will notice crowds of dads pushing prams, well-developed but silent public transport, and last but not least, how incredibly sporty people are. During the day,...

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News and Events

Architect and New in Sweden?

Why not taking part this course by Sveriges Arkitekter, with the first two sessions taking place on the 22:nd of August 2017? The aim of the course is to give an introduction to professional language, laws and regulations and the building process, as specific to...

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Validation of Swedish Language Skills for Medical Staff

Bee Swedish is launching a collaboration project with Yrkessvenska, helping international medical staff to validate their Swedish language skills to apply for a professional licence to practise in Sweden.   Medical staff applying for a licence to practise in...

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