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Swedish Language Courses

Learn Swedish with our Swedish language courses, which are delivered using a proven learning method. Our Swedish lessons will give you the confidence to write and speak Swedish from day one. You will learn Swedish with a continued sense of progression and achievement.

  • Learn to speak and write in Swedish
  • Experienced and qualified teachers
  • Choose a course that suits you

Learn Swedish your way


Learn from anywhere in the world

Class size: average 6, maximum 10

10-week courses available

Taught by qualified Swedish teachers


Located in central London

Class size: average 6, maximum 12

10-week courses available

Taught by qualified Swedish teachers


Located in central Brighton

Class size: average 6, maximum 12

10-week courses available

Taught by qualified Swedish teachers


Located in central Edinburgh

Class size: average 6, maximum 12

11-week courses available

Taught by qualified Swedish teachers


Located in central Manchester

Class size: average 6, maximum 12

10-week courses available

Taught by qualified Swedish teachers

Private Classes

Learn anywhere in the world

Face-to-face and online classes

Corporate and professional lessons

For individuals and companies

About our Swedish courses


General Courses

  20 hours in total
  1h 50 min / 2 hour classes
  1 lesson per week (6:00-7:50pm or 6:30-8:30pm)
  Start dates: January, April, July & October
  10-week or 11-week courses
  In-person or online Swedish lessons
  • Average of 5 students per group
  • Qualified Swedish tutors
  • Interactive & engaging lessons
  • Learn Swedish online and in locations across the UK
  • End of course certificate on completion

Learning Swedish with Cactus

Cactus group Swedish language courses will help you learn through small group classes. Native-speaking, experienced and qualified Swedish teachers use the communicative approach. Students will be focusing on developing speaking and listening Swedish skills. Your writing and reading Swedish skills will be stimulated as well.

You will engage in pair-work and group-work during the course. This will support you to maximise your opportunities to use Swedish during class time.

Cactus also offers you the opportunity to keep up the momentum by progressing through the levels. Lessons are offered from Beginners (A1) through to Advanced (C1).

How to Learn Swedish

If you are looking to learn Swedish, Cactus is the place to start. With Cactus you can study face-to-face or online with the help of a native-speaking teacher.

There are many levels but if you have no knowledge you can join our beginners lessons. Teachers will be able to support you on your language journey.

The first step is to understand if you prefer to join an online group language class or prefer to attend a face-to-face course.

Swedish Classes Levels

If you are not at beginner levels you can study Swedish from elementary through to proficient. At lower level such as elementary Swedish you will cover the basics. A great option if you have basic knowledge.

At mid levels as intermediate and upper-intermediate Swedish, you will gain a solid understanding. If you are looking to progress to a higher level it’s the perfect option. You must have completed A2 or B1 level (CEFR levels) to attend these levels.

At advanced and proficient Swedish level you will be able to express yourself fluently. Enhance your Swedish pronunciation and conversation skills. Your knowledge of the language will reach a new height.

You can take our level test and check the course content before taking a Swedish class with Cactus.

Meet our Swedish teachers

Our experienced native-speaking Swedish teachers are carefully assessed. Teachers can guide you to speak the language from the very beginning. Find out more about a few of our Swedish teachers.


Originally from:Sweden
Teaching experience:8+ years
Years with Cactus:2+ years
Education:Degree in Hotel & Tourism and French Language

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How to book with Cactus

Select language

Simply select which language you would like to learn and from the box below and click lets go.

Take level test

This is a quick test to help you find the right course for your current level of knowledge.

Book your course

Use our simple online booking system to select your course.

Frequently asked questions

What will I learn?

Our Course Outlines give an overview of the content and learning framework of Cactus courses. Includes themes, grammar and vocabulary you can typically expect to cover. These are intended as a guide only. Language teachers may at times adapt the course content to suit the specific level, aims and interests of the class.

How do I know what level I am?

Are you unsure where to start or progress to? Then take our level test and read our level descriptions for guidance.

Do I receive a qualification or certificate?

At the end of your course you receive a certificate of participation. You will be able to be download it from your MyCactus account. This confirms the language and level of course you have taken. Our course levels are based on two internationally recognised systems. You will have a universally accepted reference for your studies. (Important: Please note that you must complete the end of course questionnaire sent to you to be able to get your certificate! You will receive the course questionnaire by e-mail at the end of your course.)

Do I need a course book?

You will need a course book to attend your course. Course books are not included in the course fees. We recommend that you buy your own course book separately before your course starts. We will let you know which course book you will require and advise where you can purchase this. Please note that a course book often covers more than one level. So if you progress to the next course, you may not necessarily need to buy a new book. Again, we will advise you of this at the time. The course book is chosen by our teachers and academic team. This is based on which book is most suitable for the level of the class whilst offering the most communicative approach.

Still have questions?

Start Learning Swedish

If you are passionate about Nordic culture then learning Swedish is an excellent way to prepare yourself. Swedish is one of the most popular Nordic languages among language learners. Spoken in Sweden and in some coastal areas of Finland. Learning it will enhance your travel experience and be helpful in Norway and Denmark.

With so many learning options available ranging it is often difficult to know where to start. From Swedish intensive classes to online lessons there are many options. It’s important to assess which type of language course or combination is the most appropriate for you.

You should also take into account different aspects when learning the language. Studying standardised Swedish will enable you to speak with people from everywhere. Attending Swedish speaking lessons will help develop your conversation skills. You will improve your vocabulary, accent and pronunciation in Swedish.

The easiest way to learn Swedish is to speak it from day one. You can learn it faster by full immersion. You will study in a classroom environment and practise everything in the real world

So what are the best ways to start learning Swedish?

Why Learn Swedish?

Swedish is the official language of Sweden and spoken by over 10 million people. It’s also spoken in some regions of Finland where it’s considered an official language. Making the effort to learn Swedish allows you to experience their culture from within.

Why do you want to learn Swedish? It could be to understand history, and mythology, or want to travel to Scandinavia. It could be to improve your career prospects. Whatever the reason why you want to take a Swedish language course, our classes will help you connect with Swedish speakers.

There are many benefits of learning Swedish. Not only you will be able to communicate with native speakers you will also will also help you understand Danish and Norwegian. You will also enhance your business Swedish skills for work purposes.

Swedish is a North Germanic language as Norwegian and Danish. All these language are largely mutually intelligible. The primary difference between these languages is pronunciation. If you learn Swedish you will have the benefit of being able to understand three languages.

Learning Swedish will equip you with the skills you need to get by, have a conversation or become proficient.

Beginners Swedish Lessons

Are you a beginner? If so, we have a comprehensive range of Swedish language lessons for beginners. Whether you are a complete beginner or a false beginner. Find out which level to choose and what to expect with our beginner level language learner page.

Start Learning Swedish

For those who prefer individual tuition we offer one-to-one Swedish classes. More information on our Private Swedish Classes division.

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