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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 23! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Fine Arts. These are five well known Swedish artists. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at SwedishPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Brandon:Engla, who’s our first person?
Engla:Anders Zorn
Brandon:Anders Zorn
Engla:(slow) Anders Zorn (regular) Anders Zorn
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Anders Zorn
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Anders Zorn was born in 1860 and was a world renowned painter. Among his models were presidents from the U.S.A., the king and queen of Sweden, and other members of high society. He's also famous for his nude paintings of women.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Engla:(normal) Anders Zorn levde bara tills han var 60 år gammal.
Brandon:Anders Zorn only lived until he was sixty years of age.
Engla:(slow) Anders Zorn levde bara tills han var 60 år gammal.
Brandon:Okay, who’s the next person?
Engla:Bruno Liljefors
Brandon:Bruno Liljefors
Engla:(slow) Bruno Liljefors (regular) Bruno Liljefors
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Bruno Liljefors
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Bruno was born in 1860 and was the most important wildlife painter of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He was also one of the early Swedish comic creators.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Engla:(normal) Bruno Liljefors mellannamn var Andreas.
Brandon:Bruno Liljefors's middle name was Andreas.
Engla:(slow) Bruno Liljefors mellannamn var Andreas.
Brandon:Okay, who’s our next person?
Engla:Peter Dahl
Brandon:Peter Dahl
Engla:(slow) Peter Dahl (regular) Peter Dahl
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Peter Dahl
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Peter was born in 1934 and was a Swedish painter born in Norway. He painted in an expressive realistic style using bright colors, and his works were often focused on criticising the upper class.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Engla:(normal) Peter Dahl blev svensk medborgare år 1954
Brandon:Peter Dahl became a Swedish citizen in 1954.
Engla:(slow) Peter Dahl blev svensk medborgare år 1954
Brandon:Okay, who’s the next person?
Engla:Carl Larsson
Brandon:Carl Larsson
Engla:(slow) Carl Larsson (regular) Carl Larsson
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Carl Larsson
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Carl was a Swedish painter and interior designer born in 1853. He painted mostly in watercolors. His favorite models were his wife and eight children.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Engla:(normal) Det finns en väg i Stockholm som heter Carl Larssons väg.
Brandon:There is a road in Stockholm called Carl Larsson's road.
Engla:(slow) Det finns en väg i Stockholm som heter Carl Larssons väg.
Brandon:Okay, who’s the last person?
Engla:Carl Milles
Brandon:Carl Milles
Engla:(slow) Carl Milles (regular) Carl Milles
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Carl Milles
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Carl was born in 1875 and was a Swedish sculptor, best known for his fountains. He made the Poseidon statue in Gothenburg, the Gustaf Vasa statue at the Nordiska Museet, and more.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) Den största samlingen av Carl Milles skulpturer finns i USA.
Brandon:The biggest collection of Carl Milles's sculptures is in the USA.
Engla:(slow) Den största samlingen av Carl Milles skulpturer finns i USA.
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:Anders Zorn
[pause]Brandon:Anders Zorn
Engla:Bruno Liljefors
[pause]Brandon:Bruno Liljefors
Engla:Peter Dahl
[pause]Brandon:Peter Dahl
Engla:Carl Larsson
[pause]Brandon:Carl Larsson
Engla:Carl Milles
[pause]Brandon:Carl Milles

Outro

Brandon:There you have it – five artists 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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Do you know any other famous Swedish artists?