This 16th lesson teaches the Swedish imperative form. In addition you will find a vocabulary list about places and household objects. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Swedish Classes.
Knowing the imperative form in Swedish is a powerful skill. It can make it easy to ask someone to do something, and clarify what you want done.
Below is a list of 20 imperative forms and expressions that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Swedish, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.
|Don't Go!||gå inte!|
|Come here!||kom hit!|
|Go there!||gå dit!|
|Enter (the room)!||Kom in (i rummet)!|
|Be quiet!||var tyst!|
|Turn right||Sväng höger|
|Turn left||Sväng vänster|
|Go straight||Gå rakt fram|
|Let's go!||Vi går!|
|Be careful!||var försiktig!|
|Sit down!||sätt dig!|
|Let me show you!||låt mig visa dig!|
|Write it down!||skriv ner det!|
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Below is a list of 20 words about different places. Useful when talking about going somewhere.
|I can see the stars||jag kan se stjärnorna|
|I want to go to the beach||jag vill gå till stranden|
|The moon is full tonight||Det är fullmåne inatt|
|This is a beautiful garden||Det här är en vacker trädgård|
Below is a list of 26 words about different household terms, including rooms, kitchen appliances ... etc.
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Finally, here are some common expressions used to offer good wishes to someone. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Swedish Phrases page. Enjoy!
|Can you close the door?||Kan du stänga dörren?|
|Can you open the window?||Kan du öppna fönstret?|
|I need to use the computer||Jag måste använda datorn|
|I need to use the toilet||Jag måste gå på toa|
|I'm watching television||Jag tittar på tv|
|This room is very big||Rummet är väldigt stort|
|Good luck!||Lycka till!|
|Happy birthday!||Grattis på födelsedagen!|
|Happy new year!||Gott nytt år!|
|Merry Christmas!||God jul!|
|Enjoy! (before eating)||Smaklig måltid!|
|Bless you (when sneezing)||Prosit|
|Best wishes!||Lycka till!|
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Congratulations! You finished your 16th lesson in Swedish about the imperative form, places and household items. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Swedish Lesson 17. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Swedish homepage.