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INTRODUCTION
Brandon: Hi everyone, I’m Brandon.
Engla: And I’m Engla!
Brandon: And welcome to Culture Class - Essential Swedish Vocabulary, Lesson 14! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography and Nature. These are five Swedish cities. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at SwedishPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Brandon: Engla, what’s our first word?
Engla: Stockholm
Brandon: Stockholm
Engla: (slow) Stockholm (regular) Stockholm
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Stockholm
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Stockholm is the capital city of Sweden and has a population of about 900,000 people which makes it the home of about twenty-two percent of Sweden's population. Over thirty percent of the city area is made up of waterways and thirty percent is made up of parks and green spaces.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Stockholm kallas för Skandinaviens huvudstad.
Brandon: Stockholm is called the capital of Scandinavia.
Engla: (slow) Stockholm kallas för Skandinaviens huvudstad.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla: Göteborg
Brandon: Gothenburg
Engla: (slow) Göteborg (regular) Göteborg
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Göteborg
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Gothenburg is the second largest city in Sweden and has about half a million people living there. It's located in the Southwest of Sweden.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Folk från Göteborg brukar inte gilla folk från Stockholm.
Brandon: People from Gothenburg don't usually like people from Stockholm.
Engla: (slow) Folk från Göteborg brukar inte gilla folk från Stockholm.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla: Malmö
Brandon: Malmo
Engla: (slow) Malmö (regular) Malmö
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Malmö
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Malmo is the third largest city in Sweden with about 300,000 people living there. Since it's located in the South, it's a bit warmer than Stockholm. Almost half of the population is under thirty-five years old, and forty-one percent have a foreign background.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Det finns ingen tunnelbana i Malmö.
Brandon: There is no metro in Malmo.
Engla: (slow) Det finns ingen tunnelbana i Malmö.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla: Lund
Brandon: Lund
Engla: (slow) Lund (regular) Lund
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Lund
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Lund has about 83,000 inhabitants and is close to Malmo. The city is believed to have been founded around the year 990, when it belonged to Denmark. Lund University is today one of Scandinavia's largest institutions for education and research, which makes Lund a city full of student life.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Lund grundades omkring år 990.
Brandon: Lund was founded around the year 990.
Engla: (slow) Lund grundades omkring år 990.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the last word?
Engla: Uppsala
Brandon: Uppsala
Engla: (slow) Uppsala (regular) Uppsala
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Uppsala
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Uppsala is the fourth largest city, with about 140,500 inhabitants. It's close to Stockholm and is a big education spot with Uppsala University as the oldest center of higher education in Scandinavia.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Namnet Uppsala stavades för länge sedan med bara ett p.
Brandon: The name Uppsala was spelled a long time ago with only one "p."
Engla: (slow) Namnet Uppsala stavades för länge sedan med bara ett p.
QUIZ
Brandon: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Engla will give you the Swedish – please repeat it out loud! Are you ready?
Engla: Stockholm
[pause]Brandon: Stockholm
Engla: Göteborg
[pause]Brandon: Gothenburg
Engla: Malmö
[pause]Brandon: Malmo
Engla: Lund
[pause]Brandon: Lund
Engla: Uppsala
[pause]Brandon: Uppsala

Outro

Brandon: There you have it – five cities in Sweden! We have more vocab lists available at SwedishPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Engla: Hej då.

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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If you had the opportunity to visit only one city in Sweden, which one would it be?

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Wednesday at 5:46 pm
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Hej Ruba!


Inga problem! :smile:


Vad roligt att du vill besöka Stockholm!

Istället för "jättesnygg", skulle jag använda ordet "jättevacker".

"Jättesnygg" är mer använt för personer!


Vi ses!

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ruba
Wednesday at 2:21 am
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Hej allihopa!


Vad bra att vi får de sista lektionerna gratis!

Tack för era ansträngningar!


Absolut Stockholm!! :grin:

Den har jättesnygg natur och den kallas för den nordiska Venedig!!!

Viva Stockholm!


Ruba