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Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Swedish Season 1, Lesson 2 - Greetings. In this lesson, you’ll learn what to say to someone when you arrive and when you leave in Swedish.
Body
Becky: Here's the informal way to say 'Hi.' in Swedish.
Carl: [Normal] Hej.
Becky: This expression has only one word meaning 'Hi'
Carl: [Normal] hej [Slow] hej
Becky: Listen again to the informal word meaning 'Hi.'
Carl: [Slow] Hej. [Normal] Hej.
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the formal way to say 'Good day.'
Carl: [Normal] God dag.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'good'
Carl: [Normal] god [Slow] god
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'day'
Carl: [Normal] dag [Slow] dag
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Good day.'
Carl: [Slow] God dag. [Normal] God dag.
Becky: Next up is the informal way to say 'See you.'
Carl: [Normal] Vi ses.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'you'
Carl: [Normal] vi [Slow] vi
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'see'
Carl: [Normal] ses [Slow] ses
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'See you.'
Carl: [Slow] Vi ses. [Normal] Vi ses.
Becky: Finally, here is a formal way to say 'Goodbye.'
Carl: [Normal] Hejdå
Becky: This expression has only one word meaning 'goodbye'
Carl: [Normal] Hejdå [Slow] Hejdå
Becky: Listen again to the formal word meaning 'Goodbye.'
Carl: [Slow] Hejdå [Normal] Hejdå
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Carl: Don't be afraid if someone you meet more than once hugs you. In Sweden hugs are a common way to greet people you know.

Outro

Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!

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SwedishPod101.com
Monday at 6:30 pm
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Did you already know any of these greetings?

Team SwedishPod101.com
Monday at 4:33 pm
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Halloj Monica,


Vad bra att det är enkelt! (It's good that it's easy!)


Hej svejs! 😜


Vicky

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Monica
Thursday at 3:34 am
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Ja, de är enkla 😉. Hej och god dag!

Randy Nash
Saturday at 8:02 am
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Learning a lot. I love it.

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Saturday at 12:13 am
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Hej Adolf,

Kör hårt! (Go for it!) :grin:


VickyT

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Adolf
Thursday at 2:54 pm
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lycka till ~:smile: