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Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Swedish Season 1, Lesson 3 - Manners. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to thank other people in various ways in Swedish.
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Becky: Here's the informal way to say 'Thank you.' in Swedish.
Carl: [Normal] Tack.
Becky: This expression has only one word meaning 'thank you.'
Carl: [Normal] tack [Slow] tack
Becky: Listen again to the informal word meaning 'Thank you.'
Carl: [Slow] Tack. [Normal] Tack.
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the formal way to say 'Thank you very much.'
Carl: [Normal] Tack så mycket.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'thank you'
Carl: [Normal] tack [Slow] tack
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'very'
Carl: [Normal] så [Slow] så
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'much'
Carl: [Normal] mycket [Slow] mycket
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Thank you very much.'
Carl: [Slow] Tack så mycket. [Normal] Tack så mycket.
Becky: Next up is the way to say 'Thank you, gladly.'
Carl: [Normal] Tack, gärna.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'thank you'
Carl: [Normal] tack [Slow] tack
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'gladly'
Carl: [Normal] gärna [Slow] gärna
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Thank you, gladly.'
Carl: [Slow] Tack, gärna. [Normal] Tack, gärna.
Becky: Finally, here is a way to say 'Thanks for everything.'
Carl: [Normal] Tack för allt.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'thanks'
Carl: [Normal] tack [Slow] tack
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'for'
Carl: [Normal] för [Slow] för
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'everything'
Carl: [Normal] allt [Slow] allt
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Thanks for everything.'
Carl: [Slow] Tack för allt. [Normal] Tack för allt.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Carl: If you’re not sure about whether to use Tack or Tack så mycket, keeping it simple is always your safest bet. You don’t have to worry about formal or informal situations; Tack can be used with just about anyone, anywhere, and at anytime!

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 expressions?

Team SwedishPod101.com
Monday at 4:35 pm
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Hej Monica,

Bra tips! (Good tip!) 😁👍


Vicky

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Monica
Thursday at 3:47 am
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Hej! Kan vi också tillfoga Tack snälla ni?


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Tuesday at 3:53 pm
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Hi Ariana,


Thanks for posting! According to the Cultural Insights in our lesson: "If you’re not sure about whether to use Tack or Tack så mycket, keeping it simple is always your safest bet. You don’t have to worry about formal or informal situations; Tack can be used with just about anyone, anywhere, and at anytime!".


Hope this helps! Let us know if you have further questions.


Cheers,


Khanh

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Tuesday at 3:50 pm
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Hi Randy Nash,


Thanks for posting! Let us know if you have any questions.


Cheers,


Khanh

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Randy Nash
Tuesday at 5:45 am
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Tack says it all. (-8😉😉👍❤️️

Ariana
Monday at 1:09 am
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Hej ! Jag heter Ariana, trevligt att träffas !

When can I say "tack, gärna" ?