Swedish for Beginners

5 ECTS | 50€ | Self-paced online course | 1 June – 31 August 2023

Students familiarise themselves with the most common Swedish phrases and learn basic vocabulary and grammar to be able to manage everyday situations in Swedish. The course establishes the foundation for studying the Swedish language. The course is a complete beginner’s course in Swedish offered online at the students own pace. It covers interactive, both oral and written activities and small assignments. No earlier Swedish studies required. English is the language of instruction among with Swedish.

The student will be able to 
  • identify and understand simple and short Swedish words and sentences spoken at a tranquil pace.
  • identify and understand simple and short words and sentences in written Swedish.
  • are able to produce a moderate number of simple and short words and sentences in both spoken and written Swedish.
  • manage simple discussions and everyday situations in Swedish

Self-paced online course, meaning that you can participate in the course from any location at any time within the study period. The course includes various types of Individual assignments, both written and oral, including short text and video production. Three optional online classes on oral skills.

Humak University of Applied Sciences

Taru Kemiläinen

The course is suitable for anyone interested in learning the basics of Swedish. No previous knowledge in the language is required.

5 ECTS equals 135 hours of students work

Interactive online course assignments, texts and video materials published on the course forum

Approved / not complete. Assessment is based on the final exam. Prior to taking the exam, the students have to have completed all course assignments.

No limitation