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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 16! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Recreation and Leisure. These are five popular Swedish tourist attractions and places. 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: Gamla Stan
Brandon: Old Town
Engla: (slow) Gamla Stan (regular) Gamla Stan
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Gamla Stan
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Old Town is the old part of Stockholm and is a popular tourist area, especially in the summer and around Christmas. The town dates back to the 13th century, and consists of medieval alleyways, cobbled streets, and archaic architecture.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Du hittar Stockholms slott i Gamla stan.
Brandon: You’ll find Stockholm Palace in Old Town.
Engla: (slow) Du hittar Stockholms slott i Gamla stan.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla: Ishotellet i Jukkasjärvi
Brandon: The Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi
Engla: (slow) Ishotellet i Jukkasjärvi (regular) Ishotellet i Jukkasjärvi
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Ishotellet i Jukkasjärvi
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
This is a hotel located in Jukkasjärvi, totally made out of ice. Even the beds are ice. Jukkasjärvi is in the far North of Sweden and the hotel attracts lots of tourists every year.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Ishotellet i Jukkasjärvi byggs upp varje år.
Brandon: The Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi is built up every year.
Engla: (slow) Ishotellet i Jukkasjärvi byggs upp varje år.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla: Gröna Lund
Brandon: Gröna Lund
Engla: (slow) Gröna Lund (regular) Gröna Lund
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Gröna Lund
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Gröna Lund is an amusement park in Stockholm with over thirty attractions. It’s the oldest amusement park in Sweden. There, you can enjoy concerts in the summer, and of course rides.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Gröna Lund kallas även för Grönan.
Brandon: Gröna Lund is also called Grönan.
Engla: (slow) Gröna Lund kallas även för Grönan.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla: Visby
Brandon: Visby
Engla: (slow) Visby (regular) Visby
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Visby
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Visby is the biggest city on the island of Gotland. It is the best-preserved medieval city in Scandinavia and has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's a popular spot to go to in summer.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Varje år hålls en medeltidsvecka i Visby.
Brandon: Every year they hold a medieval week in Visby.
Engla: (slow) Varje år hålls en medeltidsvecka i Visby.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the last word?
Engla: Skansen
Brandon: Skansen
Engla: (slow) Skansen (regular) Skansen
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Skansen
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Skansen is an open-air museum and zoo, located next to Gröna Lund in Stockholm. It was founded in 1891, with the purpose of showing the lifestyle in different parts of Sweden before the industrial era.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Det är många som firar midsommar på Skansen.
Brandon: There are many who celebrate Midsummer at Skansen.
Engla: (slow) Det är många som firar midsommar på Skansen.
QUIZ
Brandon: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Engla will give you the Swedish – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Engla: Gamla Stan
[pause]Brandon: Old Town
Engla: Ishotellet i Jukkasjärvi
[pause]Brandon: The Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi
Engla: Gröna Lund
[pause]Brandon: Gröna Lund
Engla: Visby
[pause]Brandon: Visby
Engla: Skansen
[pause]Brandon: Skansen

Outro

Brandon: There you have it – five tourist attractions and places 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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Have you ever been to any of these Swedish tourist attractions?

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Monday at 11:20 pm
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Hej allihopa!


Tack!

Allt låter spännande och det är jättebra att Sverige har ett stort kulturarv!


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