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INTRODUCTION
Dana: Must-Know Swedish Social Media Phrases Season 1 Lesson 2 - A Visit to the Mall
Dana: Hi, everyone. I'm Dana.
Mirai: And I'm Mirai.
Dana: In this lesson, you'll learn how to post and leave comments in Swedish about going shopping. Amanda goes shopping with her sister at the mall, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment.
Mirai: Hittade snyggaste brillorna i stan!
Dana: Meaning - "Found the nicest glasses in town!" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Amanda: Hittade snyggaste brillorna i stan!
(clicking sound)
Anders: Har inte du redan typ tio par...?
Caroline: Snygging!
Molly: Ser bra ut!
Alex: Sommaren är väl slut snart?
Dana: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Amanda: Hittade snyggaste brillorna i stan!
Dana: "Found the nicest glasses in town!"
(clicking sound)
Anders: Har inte du redan typ tio par...?
Dana: "Don't you already have like ten pairs...?"
Caroline: Snygging!
Dana: "Hottie!"
Molly: Ser bra ut!
Dana: "Looking good!"
Alex: Sommaren är väl slut snart?
Dana: "Isn't summer over soon?"
POST
Dana: Listen again to Amanda's post.
Mirai: Hittade snyggaste brillorna i stan!
Dana: "Found the nicest glasses in town!"
Mirai: (SLOW) Hittade snyggaste brillorna i stan! (Regular) Hittade snyggaste brillorna i stan!
Dana: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "Found the nicest glasses..."
Mirai: Hittade snyggaste brillorna...
Dana: The third word…
Mirai: brillor'
Dana: ...is slang for “glasses” or “sunglasses.” The phrase…
Mirai: "Hittade snyggaste ..."
Dana: ...can be used in a lot of different contexts. Listen again. "Found the nicest glasses..." is...
Mirai: (SLOW) Hittade snyggaste brillorna... (REGULAR) Hittade snyggaste brillorna...
Dana: Then comes the phrase "in town!"
Mirai: ... i stan!
Dana: It’s a phrase that is added at the end of a sentence, such as…
Mirai: 'bästa restaurangen i stan'
Dana: ...meaning “the best restaurant in town.” Listen to the expression again. "in town!" is...
Mirai: (SLOW) ... i stan! (REGULAR) ... i stan!
Dana: All together, it's "Found the nicest glasses in town!"
Mirai: Hittade snyggaste brillorna i stan!
COMMENTS
Dana: In response, Amanda's friends leave some comments.
Dana: Her boyfriend, Anders, uses an expression meaning - "Don't you already have like ten pairs...?"
Mirai: (SLOW) Har inte du redan typ tio par...? (REGULAR) Har inte du redan typ tio par...?
[Pause]
Mirai: Har inte du redan typ tio par...?
Dana: Use this expression to tease the person.
Dana: Her neighbor, Caroline, uses an expression meaning - "Hottie!"
Mirai: (SLOW) Snygging! (REGULAR) Snygging!
[Pause]
Mirai: Snygging!
Dana: Use this expression to say someone looks cute.
Dana: Her high school friend, Molly, uses an expression meaning - "Looking good!"
Mirai: (SLOW) Ser bra ut! (REGULAR) Ser bra ut!
[Pause]
Mirai: Ser bra ut!
Dana: Use this expression to say someone looks nice.
Dana: Her nephew, Alex, uses an expression meaning - "Isn't summer over soon?"
Mirai: (SLOW) Sommaren är väl slut snart? (REGULAR) Sommaren är väl slut snart?
[Pause]
Mirai: Sommaren är väl slut snart?
Dana: Use this expression to ask why they’re buying glasses.

Outro

Dana: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about going shopping, which phrase would you use? Leave us a comment letting us know, and we'll see you next time!
Mirai: Hej då!

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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If a friend posted something about going shopping which phrase would you use?

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Monday at 6:11 pm
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Hej Uday,

Jättebra! Sociala medier är bra att öva svenska på! (Great! Social media are great to practice Swedish in!) ?


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Uday gollapalli
Friday at 11:50 pm
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Jag skulle använda snygging eller ser bra ut..:)