Start Learning Swedish

The Best Ways to Start Learning Swedish

If you are passionate about Nordic culture, history, and mythology, or want to travel to Scandinavia, then learning Swedish is an excellent way to prepare yourself. Swedish is one of the most popular Nordic languages among Cactus language learners, as it is spoken in Sweden as well as in some coastal areas of Finland. Owing to its proximity to other Nordic languages, learning Swedish will also help you understand Danish and Norwegian.

With so many language learning options available ranging from evening classes to online courses, it is often difficult to know where to start your Swedish language learning journey. It’s important to assess which type of language course or combination of courses is the most appropriate for you. To help you make the right choice, the experts at Cactus have compared the benefits of each alternative and provided a comprehensive list of language learning options to get you started.

Find out if you’re ready to start learning a language with our Language Quiz for Beginners.

Group Swedish Evening Courses

Evening classes in the UK are ideal if you want to learn start learning Swedish after work or your studies. They are a great opportunity to study the language with a qualified, native or bilingual teacher and will help you learn Swedish quickly in a sociable environment. These courses also offer excellent preparation for a language holiday abroad, as they will enable you to understand the basics of Swedish prior to your trip. Are you a beginner? Find out more about our Beginners Language Courses.

Cactus offers Swedish evening courses in the UK:
10 weeks language courses, 2 hours once a week.

Swedish Private Tuition

If you can’t fit a group language course in your schedule or you prefer to study in your own time, one-to-one Swedish classes are the perfect solution. Cactus offers both face-to-face and Skype Swedish language lessons. These are tailored to your needs and can take place anywhere, anytime.

Online Swedish Courses

Online language courses are an excellent way to start learning Swedish and to practise a language when and where you want. Such courses can’t fully replace lessons with a qualified teacher who will not only motivate you throughout your language learning journey, but will also answer any questions you may have. Nevertheless, they are an excellent way to supplement your lessons with a teacher. As it can be difficult to choose quality resources from the considerable number of courses available online, Cactus has carefully assessed and listed free online Swedish resources for your reference.

Cactus also offers Skype private tuition with a qualified native speaking teacher, which is an excellent online alternative to other online courses.


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