Course Summary

Swedish Elementary 3 is a continuation course focusing on the deepening of all the basic conversation and grammatical skills students have gained thus far. It provides the next level of understanding of daily life in Swedish and is ideal for people who have studied Swedish previously and who are keen on taking the next step in understanding and learning more about the Swedish language as well as culture and customs.

Please visit CAE Customer Service Centre or phone 9652 0611 to enquire about enrolling in this course

This 18-hour course focuses on speaking and listening so that students will be able to communicate effectively on everyday topics, such as

  • Buying tickets and discussing my options regarding travel;
  • Basic geographical facts about Sweden;
  • Using a computer and filling in forms in Swedish;
  • Swedish food and drinks, and ordering meals in a restaurant;
  • Understanding advertisements and signage;
  • Talking about experiences I’ve had.

Students will continue to learn the about Swedish grammar structures, such as prepositions and the differences in past tense structures. The course aims at getting students speaking more, as well as improving their listening and reading skills.

By the end of the course, students should have:

  • A good understanding of basic grammar structures;
  • A familiarity with the geography of Sweden;
  • Some knowledge of Sweden’s role in Europe and Scandinavia;
  • A better ability to comprehend Swedes and Swedish social life.

Swedish: Elementary 2, or equivalent (approx. 36 hours of study).

IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE PREVIOUS LEVEL AT CAE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

  • Textbook: Rivstart A1 + A2 by Paula Levy Scherrer and Karl Lindemalm, 2nd Edition (April 2014) ISBN : 9789127434202.
  • Workbook: Rivstart: A1 +A2 Ovningsbok by Paula Levy and Scherrer Karl Lindemalm, 2nd Edition (April 2014) ISBN: 9789127434219

LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL, 15 Station Street, Kew East, Vic 3012. Phone: 9857 0030 

For further information please contact the Languages Centre on 9652 0677 or email languages@cae.edu.au

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

Suitable for people who are intending to visit or do business in Sweden; or those who simply want to get a better understanding of the Swedish language and way of life.

Last updated: October 5, 2017 12:10am