Links about Swedish and Sweden for you who understand English:

(Page updated September 2 2013)


Time   Current local time in Stockholm (and in all of Sweden) Plus a little more.  
Calendar   The Swedish calendar with Holidays and Observances.  
Facts   Facts about Sweden in CIA World Factbook.  
Facts II   Some facts about Sweden by Hans Högman  
Lonely planet   Lonely Planet guide on Sweden  
Factbites   What does the search engine Fact Bites find on the web concerning the Swedish language? Have a look!  
Search Engines   Search Engines and directories in Sweden.  
Where?   Looking for a phonenumber or address in Sweden? Try here: First you write "Vem" (who) name, phonenumber. Then "Var" (where)the place or address as far as you know. If you are looking for a company, you click "Gula sidorna" (yellow pages)  
Where ll   Same but different. Vad? (What) and Var? (where)  
News   What´s going on in the north? Want to be updated on the top of the news from Sweden? Radio Sweden International is the multilingual World Service of Sveriges Radio. Choose your language and see what´s happening in this part of the world,  
The Local   Sweden's news in English and other stuff.  
Migration board   The Swedish Migration Board. Facts in a lot of different languages.  
Work   Workinginsweden.se is aimed mainly at non-EU/EEA citizens interested in working in Sweden for at least one year.  
The Swedish Institute   "spreading knowledge, connecting people, making Sweden visible!" Look for instance at the information about Swedish language studies.  
Studyabroad   dot com. Language Study Abroad: Swedish  
Study in Sweden   Study in Sweden Course & programme search.  
University   Learn Swedish as a Foreign Language at Stockholm University, Beginner's Level- on condition that you are admitted to studies through an exchange programme or an equivalent agreement (scholarship, doctoral candidate, visiting researcher) or are students of Scandinavian Studies at a foreign university.  
Picture Dictionary   English-Swedish Picture Dictionary  
New dictionary   A dynamic and interesting dictionary, free for everybody.  
New dictionary   Woxikon - A new and comprehensive portal containing translations, synonyms, verb forms, and much more. 8 European languages!  
Dictionary   English-Swedish-English, The dictionary has been issued by the Swedish National Agency for Education. It is included in the Lexin series. Lexin is primarily produced to meet the need of immigrant education. Lexin currently consists of about 30000 words.  
Another dictionary   English-Swedish-English. Another On-line Dictionary - Travlang.  
And an other   Swedish <-> English Online Dictionary - from ECTACO  
One more..   One more dictionary on line. English-Swedish-English.  
dictionary   John A. Byers' site English-Swedish-English dictionary includes a self test.  
Off-line   Dictionary to some languages that you can download and use off-line. For free!  
genealogy   Relatives in Sweden? English-Swedish dictionary for genealogy research  
Translation   Free Translation Forum for individuals and companies who are looking for a volunteer translator. From any languages to any languages. If you post a message, please translate another message. The forum works great thanks to you.  
Translation 2   Cucumis is a web-site where you can submit texts to be translated by the community. And help others.  
Translator   Here you might find a person who can help you translate a bit longer text.Free.  
Swenglish   Anglicisms are Swedish words or phrases influenced by English words or grammar in an incorrect way. Here you can learn about some frequent faults. But in Swedish.  
Automatic translation   The new translation program from Google looks very promising. The site now provides 65 different languages. Translates a word, text or entire site.  
Converter   Systran - translation of texts, files or URLs.English-Swedish-English conversion. Get a rough idea of what a translation would look like with this machine.  
About Swedish   Learn about our language at this site from UCLA.  
Swedish alphabet   Swedish language, alphabet and pronunciation. Omniglot.  
Alphabet   How do you pronounce the Swedish letters and sounds? Listen here. It gives you a pretty good idea about it even if it's not 100% perfectly pronounced (e.g. "U" is too much alike "Y")  
Some notes   Some Notes on the Swedish Language  
Introduction   Introduction to Swedish  
Tutorials   Basic Phrases, Vocabulary and Grammar with Mp3s  
Games   Some small games to help you learn some basic words.  
Hear and learn   Hear and learn useful expressions with small animations.  
Flex course   Safir - A very nice little course for beginners offered by CFL, The Swedish Agency for Flexible Learning. CFL doesn't exist anymore however but the cours is still on the web.  
students' course   This beginner's course is mainly for the exchange students at the University of Stockholm but anyone who wants to learn Swedish is welcome to use the material.  
IGLO course   IGLO course in Swedish.IGLO stands for Intercomprehension in Germanic Languages Online.  
GoSwedish   A sweet sounding woman teaches Swedish to you (even on phone).  
Speak Swedish   Speak Swedish! wants to offer a wide range of materials to help you learn Swedish. Pick up some basic phrases or expand your vocabulary – many more features coming soon.  
Babbel   Learn Swedish with Babbel on line.  
book2   Books in 2 languages by the Goethe publishing house provides with this course.  
Course   Björn Engdahl's Swedish course  
Rubins Course   Aaron Rubins: A Swedish Language Course  
Grammar   Swedish: An essential grammar provides a fresh and accessible description of the language. It is suitable for independent study or for class-based tuition. Just navigate through the Chinese and you'll find it.  
GrammarII   And another course. Swedish Grammar  
Verbs   Conjugate a Swedish verb on line (But strange Conjunctive in present tense)  
language tools   The use of language tools for writers in the context of learning Swedish as a second language. Grim is a language learning environment with several important tools for language exploration.  
Simple Swedish   Swedish is quite simple, if you really try ...;-)  
Swedishness   How are we swedes? From a Swedish comedy series.  
For fun   Hear and learn useful words. From a Swedish comedy series.  
Nonsense   "Crash course in Mastering Swedish". A poor English speaking guy tries to pronounce weird Swedish sentences. Fun if you are in the right mood.
Shoulder pad   Learn Swedish with Vancouver Canucks Alex Edler! Learn how to spell and pronounce "shoulder pad" in Swedish.
Drill Assistant   "When you're trying to learn something - anything that requires memorization - it's always handy to have someone drill you on the topic. You can choose from "fill in" or multiple choice." Download free (0,7 MB).
Vocabulary   Build Your Swedish Language Vocabulary. Here you can download a free copy of your "Before You Know It" bundle .  
Quizzes   English-Swedish Vocabulary quizzes to help you learn and review vocabulary  
5 quizzes   Swedish-English Vocabulary quizzes to test your knowledge.  
Tests   Proficiency tests. An opportunity for you to test your proficiency level in Swedish, Transparent Language.  
200 tests   200 tests Swedish-English by the Goethe publishing house.  
Shareware   Some shareware, freeware and demo programs that may be handy learning Swedish.  
Our monarchy   The monarchy in Sweden  
Gastro city   Stockholm was the real surprise to Jamie Oliver – a beautiful city with a fabulous food culture that's all but overlooked by British visitors.Look!  
Homesick   A shop for the home sick Swede living abroad. In Swedish but also with instructions in English how to order  
Super model   Sweden: A Supermodel for America? Look at this tv feature.  
Swedish lifestyle   Multimedias about Sweden & Swedes. Listen, read, watch, explore!  
Smorgasbord   "With 850 fact filled pages, our Swedish Information Smorgasbord is the largest source in English on the web of information about Sweden as a tourist destination, Swedish nature, culture, society, history industry and trade."
Visit Sweden   The official Swedish website for tourism welcomes you to the beginning of a great adventure !  
Virtual
Sweden
  "Sweden's official web site for information about Sweden to the outside world. It is a portal site offering a joint platform for organizations with overall responsibility for providing information about Sweden abroad."
Swedish Page   "The Swedish Page" Lots of useful links.
Webcams   What does it look like in Sweden now? Check it out!
360 degrees   Amazing panoramas from Sweden.
Virtual Tourist   Travel forum: Sweden.
Sweden blogs   Sweden Blogs and Travel Journals
1 000 lessons   How to learn Swedish in 1000 difficult lessons - Francis Strand is a 50-year-old American magazine editor living in Stockholm writing a diary about the hard way to learn Swedish.
Learning Swedish   Blog/community on learning Swedish  
Blog posts   Blog posts on language and culture of the Swedish-speaking world  
SWOTS   Swots is a new online project created by a group of immigrants in Sweden. The idea was essentially to create an online space where people can interact, communicate, exchange ideas and help each other.  
Amerikanska   Online community for Americans living in or moving to Sweden  
Aussies   An Aussie from Adelaide has made this collection of websites and some information about life in Sweden.  
Expats   ExpatsInSweden.com - the site that tries to make your life in Sweden a little bit easier.  
Expats 2   The English Speaking Swedish Community that is able to freely publish apartment and jobs listings - For all expats in Sweden  
American   American Club of Sweden  
Education in Sweden   This Yahoo group is all about the issues and problems of current and prospective, hardworking, and silent students in Sweden. They have useful bits of information on all the most favourite topics.  
Swedish Group   This Yahoo group is for people wishing to learn Swedish and for people who already know some Swedish and want to improve their skills. Be a member!  
Exchange   Learn to Speak Swedish! Language Exchange via Email, Text Chat and Voice Chat.  
Bilingual   The Bilingual Families Web Page. Intended primarily as a place for bilingual parents to find information and resources to help them raise their children bilingually.
Å - Ä - Ö     "Help... I can't type foreign characters on my computer and my paper is due tomorrow!!! What do I do?" DON'T PANIC! Here is the answer.  
virtual keyboard   This site enables you to write in your language, e.g. Swedish, wherever you are in the world, with an online onscreen keyboard emulator.  
Convert units   Interactive Units Converter. Calculators for many measurement systems both commonly used like metric and U.S. Avoirdupois and quite exotic like Ancient Greek and Roman. U.S. to metric conversion is now easy and fast!  

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