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Systematic and accessible, the volume is organised to promote a thorough understanding of Swedish grammar, presenting the complexities of Swedish in a concise and readable form. Explanations are full, clear and free of jargon, and an extensive index, numbered paragraphs, cross-references and summary charts provide readers with easy access to the information they require. Now in its third edition, the text has been comprehensively updated to conform to new standards set in the description of language and to reflect the recommendations of the Language Council of Sweden. It offers an improved layout, completely revised index and more user-friendly paragraph structure. Continuing the tradition of previous editions, the emphasis remains fixed on Swedish in everyday communication, drawing on modern corpus material, the internet and the media to provide high frequency words and expressions.

It is ideal for use in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. Reviews Praise for the first edition 'This grammar has great assets. The first is that it is compiled by English-speaking people who have an excellent command of Swedish but who know at first hand where the difficulties of learning Swedish lie … The second is that it represents contemporary Swedish and draws attention to different styles and registers … a good reliable guide to modern Swedish and should serve as a standard reference of many years.

The book adopts a valuable external perspective on Swedish, from which native speakers of Swedish can also benefit, and is a major source of knowledge for all of those either within or outside Sweden who teach Swedish as a second language or as a foreign language. Nouns 2. Adjectives 3. Pronouns 4. Numerals 5.

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Verbs 6. Adverbs 7. Prepositions 8. Conjunctions 9. When is that? Who is Olof Palme? To be able to construct a question correctly in Swedish, it is not enough just to know the words. You also have to be able to put them in the right order. Word order is very important in Swedish and it is not always the same as in English.

In our examples above, however, the word order is the same in both languages.

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Here are some other possible questions: When does Kalle fall asleep? When does Kalle wake up?

Var arbetar Kalle? Where does Kalle work? Var bor Kalle? Where does Kalle live? They are called verbs verb. Most verbs say what someone does or what happens. So we can make a rule about Swedish that says that the question word always comes first, provided there is a question word. Then the verb must always follow, directly.

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You can see this in a simple word- order diagram: W here does Kalle live? Make questions yourself about some other people with the help of the following question words and verbs.

You can think of the names yourself. Question words: Vad dricker Kalle?

Var dansar Kalle? What does Kalle drink is Kalle drinking? Where does Kalle dance is Kalle dancing?

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If you put in other names instead of Kalle, you can, with the help of this simple rule, make many hundreds of questions.

That is typical of the most important grammar rules: Sentence and clause When you speak or write, your words are grouped together in sequences of larger units called sentences meningar and clauses satser. In writing, a sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with a full stop, a question mark or an exclamation mark: Sven shot a bear. Who shot a bear? Shoot a bear! In fact, it is the clause that is the smallest natural unit which is composed of words.

A Concise Swedish Grammar: Svensk Grammatik Pa Engelska by Kerstin Ballardini

So a sentence always consists of at least one clause. One clause and one sentence Lisa arbetar. Lisa works.

Sven sover. Sven sleeps.

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Two clauses and one sentence Lisa arbetar och Sven sover. Lisa works and Sven sleeps. Lisa says that Sven sleeps.

See 7. Per live here. Endings Grammar not only describes how words can be combined to make clauses and sentences.

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It also describes how words can have various forms and how this affects their meaning. In the following sentences it appears in different forms: He works here. We worked all day yesterday. She is working hard. If you want to talk about more than one car you have to add the ending s: There are also plural forms in Swedish. You make the plural of this word by adding the ending ar: To describe this system, words are divided into word classes or parts o f speech ordklasser.

We have already met one important word class, the verb. As you saw in 1. Another typical feature of the verb, as with the other word classes, is that it changes its form in a particular way with particular endings. The verb and its forms As we have seen, the verb usually describes what someone does or what happens.

In both English and Swedish the verb has different forms according to when someone does something or something happens. This is done by means of a change of form called tense tempus. Automatyczne logowanie Zarejestruj. Zaloguj Anuluj. Opublikowany Grammar Essentials Swedish Ballardini.

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