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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 24! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Fine Arts. These are five well known Swedish musicians. 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:ABBA
Brandon:ABBA
Engla:(slow) ABBA (regular) ABBA
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:ABBA
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Abba is a Swedish pop group formed in 1973. They became super famous all around the world. Abba has sold over 381 million albums and singles, which makes them the second best-selling band of all time.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) ABBA bestod av två gifta par.
Brandon:ABBA consisted of two married couples.
Engla:(slow) ABBA bestod av två gifta par.
Brandon:Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla:Roxette
Brandon:Roxette
Engla:(slow) Roxette (regular) Roxette
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Roxette
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Roxette is a Swedish rock-pop duo with many international hit songs such as It Must Have Been Love, Joyride, and Listen To Your Heart. They were the most popular in the 90s.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) Roxette har sålt 75 miljoner skivor världen över.
Brandon:Roxette has sold 75 million CDs worldwide.
Engla:(slow) Roxette har sålt 75 miljoner skivor världen över.
Brandon:Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla:Ace of Base
Brandon:Ace of Base
Engla:(slow) Ace of Base (regular) Ace of Base
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Ace of Base
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Ace of Base is the third most successful band of all time from Sweden after Abba and Roxette. Popular singers such as Lady Gaga and Katy Perry have said that they were influenced by Ace of Base.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) Ace of Base hette från början Tech Noir.
Brandon:Ace of Base was originally called Tech Noir.
Engla:(slow) Ace of Base hette från början Tech Noir.
Brandon:Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla:Robyn
Brandon:Robyn
Engla:(slow) Robyn (regular) Robyn
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Robyn
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Robyn was born in 1979 and is a Swedish singer and recording artist. She had a Grammy Award nomination for the category of Best Dance Recording in 2011.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) Robyn heter egentligen Robin Miriam Carlsson.
Brandon:Robyn is actually named Robin Miriam Carlsson.
Engla:(slow) Robyn heter egentligen Robin Miriam Carlsson.
Brandon:Okay, what’s the last word?
Engla:The Hives
Brandon:The Hives
Engla:(slow) The Hives (regular) The Hives
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:The Hives
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
The Hives is a rock band from Sweden. They're always performing in black-and-white suits, and music critics say that they're one of the best live rock bands in current music.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) The Hives sångare heter Howlin' Pelle Almqvist.
Brandon:The Hives' singer is called Howlin' Pelle Almqvist.
Engla:(slow) The Hives sångare heter Howlin' Pelle Almqvist.
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:ABBA
[pause]Brandon:ABBA
Engla:Roxette
[pause]Brandon:Roxette
Engla:Ace of Base
[pause]Brandon:Ace of Base
Engla:Robyn
[pause]Brandon:Robyn
Engla:The Hives
[pause]Brandon:The Hives

Outro

Brandon:There you have it – five musicians 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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SwedishPod101.com
Monday at 6:30 pm
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Do you know any other famous Swedish musicians or bands?

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SwedishPod101.com
Tuesday at 5:51 pm
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Hej Aleksandra!


Jag tycker också om Kent!

Vilken är din favoritlåt? Min är "Ingenting". :innocent: (What's your favorite song? Mine is "Ingenting".)


Vi ses!

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Aleksandra
Monday at 4:18 am
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Hej,


Jag alskar Kent :)


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