The 3rd lesson is about the plural in Swedish and how to create it from the singular form. In addition, I will include a list of vocabulary about languages, nationalities, and countries. Finally, you will find some common everyday sentences. 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 how to create the plural from the singular word can double the vocabulary you already know. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some grammatical rules. For example how to change the word "book" to "books" or "woman" to "women".
Below is a list of singular words and their plural equivalent. I included examples about nature as well as about humans. 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.
Now we will try to implement some of the words above into full Swedish sentences. That way you will be able to see how both forms are used when embedded in a structure.
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Below is a list of 50 words related to languages, nationalities, and countries. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to have a good conversation about how many languages you speak or where you came from.
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Finally, a list of sentences about languages, nationalities, and countries plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Swedish Phrases page. Enjoy!
|I don't speak Korean||Jag talar inte koreanska|
|I love the Japanese language||Jag älskar det japanska språket|
|I speak Italian||Jag talar italienska|
|I want to learn Spanish||Jag vill lära mig spanska|
|My mother tongue is German||Mitt modersmål är tyska|
|Spanish is easy to learn||Spanska är enkelt att lära sig|
|He has a Moroccan rug||Han har en marrokansk matta|
|I have an American car||Jag har en amerikansk bil|
|I love French cheese||Jag älskar fransk ost|
|I'm Italian||Jag är italienare|
|My father is Greek||Min pappa är grek|
|My wife is Korean||Min fru är korean|
|Have you ever been to India?||Har du någonsin varit i Indien?|
|I came from Spain||Jag kom från Spanien|
|I live in America||Jag bor i Amerika|
|I want to go to Germany||Jag vill åka till Tyskland|
|I was born in Italy||Jag föddes i Italien|
|Japan is a beautiful country||Japan är ett vackert land|
|Long time no see||Det var länge sedan|
|I missed you||Jag har saknat dig|
|What's new?||Vad är nytt?|
|Nothing new||Inget nytt|
|Make yourself at home!||Känn dig som hemma|
|Have a good trip||Ha en trevlig resa|
Language Quote that by simply knowing how to form the plural, you can double the number of nouns in your vocabulary, without having to memorize all the plural form.
Congratulations! You finished your third lesson in Swedish about singular, plural, languages, nationalities, and countries. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Swedish Lesson 4. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Swedish homepage.