Basic Swedish 1, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Course code: 5PU028

    Autumn 2021, Afternoon, 25%, Campus

    Start date: 30 August 2021

    End date: 16 January 2022

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Visby

  • Course code: 5PU028

    Autumn 2021, Mixed, 25%, Campus

    Start date: 30 August 2021

    End date: 16 January 2022

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

  • Course code: 5PU028

    Spring 2022, Mixed, 25%, Campus

    Start date: 17 January 2022

    End date: 5 June 2022

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

Entry requirements: General entry requirements (except the Swedish language requirement)

Please note: It is necessary for the applicant to be enrolled in the student register (Ladok) of their main department at Uppsala University before an application can be granted. Application form at the Basic Swedish website.

About the course

This is the course for you who want to learn the basics in the Swedish language. The course is aimed for international students without previous knowledge of the Swedish language. Basic Swedish 1 gives you an introduction to the Swedish language through teacher-led training and to an extent self-learning.

The course gives you the basics in the Swedish language structure, vocabulary and written skills. Listening comprehension and pronunciation are also included in the course. All these parts are taught parallely during the course.

The course Basic Swedish 1 focuses on themes from everyday life and the typical experience of being a student at Uppsala University. The course gives you opportunity to practice the Swedish language in common everyday situations.

Taking the course also gives you the opportunity to get to know and study with other international students.

The course includes 48 lessons and you meet the teacher and your group twice a week.

Passed course gives you 7,5 credits and aims at the A1 level on the CEFR-scale.

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