Practical Swedish 1


First semester Register

Second semester Register

(1) OT: date of placement test

(2) Where? In the "Where?" column you will find the name of the room or auditorium where the course takes place. You will find detailed info in the "Where to find us?" section.

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Content information

Starting level: No prior knowledge of Swedish is required.


  • The goal of these highly communicative classes is to master basic Swedish within a short time frame. The course focuses on oral skills.
  • Listening skills: the class dialogues contain many sound bites that gradually make you acquainted with Swedish.
  • Speaking skills: Communication takes centre stage: at the end of the course you will be able to conduct short conversations in everyday situations. A number of the topics include:
    • introducing yourself
    • asking for directions
    • family
    • leisure time
    • shopping
    • going to a restaurant
    • at the doctor’s
    • checking in in a hotel
    • the weather
    • ...
  • Reading skills: each class features brief dialogues or texts that are read and consequently used for expanding your vocabulary or increasing your awareness of Swedish grammar.
  • Writing skills: at the end of the course you will be able to fill out forms with your personal data and to write short texts on everyday topics.
  • Specific grammar topics: plural of nouns, forms of adjectives, personal pronouns, comparative and superlative forms of the adjective, present tense, imperative, etc.

Placement test: No

Administrative data

Course abbreviation: PZ1

Programme: VTO

Course fees

Price category: B

Useful info

Course book: UCT course book. You will receive this book from your language teacher in class.



Number of tuition hours: 30

Period: 1st sem. and 2nd sem.

Nr. of hours per week: 1 x 2

Course book available at: UCT

For who?: All