• Posts Tagged ‘Swedish’

    Translation Tuesday–Guest Post from Lincoln!

    by  • April 10, 2012 • Tuesday Posts • 0 Comments

    Greetings, lovely GLNers, and welcome to Translation Tuesday! Today we’ve got a treat for you: a guest post from our Swedish teacher, Lincoln. Read on to experience one of his finer moments learning Swedish! Swedish “Klia” versus “Kila” — Big Difference! Circa the late Eisenhower Administration, I had the distinct privilege of being an...

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    Media Monday!

    by  • March 26, 2012 • Monday Posts • 0 Comments

    Welcome to the last week of March, my dear GLNers! (Crazy, right? I’m still recovering from the holidays…) Anyway, since today is Monday, we have some music for you! Although I’m not Swedish at all, I’m happy to share with you Du Gamla, Du Fria…also known as Sweden’s national anthem! Lincoln, our trusted Swedish...

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    Word-of-the-Week Wednesday! (Yes, the alliteration continues…)

    by  • March 7, 2012 • Wednesday Posts • 2 Comments

    Well, we’ve reached Hump Day. Also known as Wednesday. Also known as holy-cow-is-it-the-weekend-yet? To help us over the hump, let’s think about summer. Warm, sweet, relaxing summer. This brings me to our Word of the Week: sommartiden. It’s Swedish for–you guessed it–summer time! (Helsingborg, Sweden in July…look at that beautiful blue sky!) And if...

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