Books, courses, apps, DVD's and more.
Many of them are free.
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Programmes / Mobile Apps
Duolingo – A free programme (with no annoying ads). Duolingo offers bite size lesson that teaches you to read, listen, write and speak.
Rosetta Stone – You do have to pay for this programme but it can be good for those who like to learn through immersion as you will only hear and speak Swedish. Rosetta Stone helps you to improve pronunciation and build confidence through speech recognition software.
Pimsleur – Although you will have to pay for the full course they are currently offering the first unit for free to see if you like their method of learning. With Pimselur the emphasis is on pronunciation, and on learning to speak Swedish.
Free online courses
Essentials of Grammar – In one compact volume, 'Essentials Of Swedish Grammar' offers an integrated presentation of the major grammatical concepts needed for correct speech and writing in Swedish.
Swedish: An Essential Grammar – Provides a fresh and accessible description of the language. It is suitable for independent study or for class-based students. The explanations are free of jargon and emphasis has been placed in the areas of Swedish that pose a particular challenge for English-speaking learners.
Translations / Dictionaries
Help with pronounciation
Sverigesradio.se - A free website which reports on Sweden and Swedish news in 6 languages every weekday. They also provide a news service and daily podcast with Swedish news in Swedish for beginners, for those that have just started to learn the language.
Swedish TV Series / Movies
Swedish Guide Books
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Sweden – Full-colour guide with information on places to visit, hotel and restaurant recommendations, and insider tips.
Swedish-English Dictionary - Over 50,000 entries, phonetic transcriptions, and codes for inflections on nouns, adjectives, and verbs.
Berlitz: Swedish Pocket Dictionary - With 16,000 core words this pocket sized book is suitable for language learners, students, business people and travellers.