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Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's word is läskigt, which means spooky in Swedish . Check back on Halloween to see Swedes celebrate and embrace all the fun and spooky aspects of this time of year!To hear how to pronounce today's #SwedishWordWednesday, follow this link: https://bit.ly/3m87rEw

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's word is en soppa, which means soup in Swedish . Can you let us know what soups help warm you up in the crisp autumn below? To hear how to pronounce today's #SwedishWordWednesday, follow this link: https://www.wordhippo.com/.../the/swedish-word-for-soup.htmlDon't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Ever wonder where these everyday items came from?Thank a Swede!https://theculturetrip.com/.../12-everyday-things-sweden.../

Monday, October 19, 2020

Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's word is fallande löv, which means fallen leaves in Swedish.To hear how to pronounce today's #SwedishWordWednesday, follow this link: https://bit.ly/3k1LW6tDon't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

TGIF! See how Swedes celebrate Fridays https://sweden.se/culture-traditions/cosy-friday/

Friday, October 9, 2020

Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's word is ett äpple, which means apple in Swedish . Can you let us know what special dishes you like to make (or eat) with apples? Link it in the comments below! To hear how to pronounce today's #SwedishWordWednesday, follow this link: https://forvo.com/word/%C3%A4pple/Don't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Swedish Governor recognizes the Rockford & Lidköping partnership! Our Swedish Ambassador, Linnea Bengtsson, who over a decade lived in Rockford, working as an International Business Developer for her hometown Lidköping Sweden, was recognized by Anders Danielsson, Governor of West Region/Landshövding för Västra Götaland, for her 10+ years with the Lidköping, Skaraborg & Rockford partnership. “Linnea Bengtsson was instrumental in the formation and execution of the international business collaboration the City of Lidköping and County of Skaraborg has with the City of Rockford and the Midwest area in the United States. For over a decade she was the driving spirit with opening doors for businesses and educational exchanges in health care and construction”. Carina Ohlsson, Chair of the City Council in Lidköping”Linnea Bengtsson har byggt upp Lidköpings och Skaraborgs näringslivssamarbete med staden Rockford och Midwest i USA. I över tio år var hon drivande i arbetet med att öppna dörrar för företag och elevutbyte mellan skolor inom vård- och byggutbildningar.” Carina Ohlsson Ordförande Lidköpings kommunfullmäktigePhoto: Governor/Landshövding Anders Danielsson; Deputy Governor/Länsöverdirektör Lisbeth Schultze and Linnea Bengtsson, at the formal dinner at the Governor´s Residence in Mariestad, Skaraborg, Sweden, Oct 6, 2020.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Need some cooking inspiration? Try switching up your breakfast menu with some of these Scandinavian favorites! https://www.brit.co/scandinavian-breakfast-recipes/

Friday, October 2, 2020

Happy National Coffee Day, which means today's #SwedishWordWednesday is FIKA ! Learn all about this tradition and practice that features coffee and the art of conversation: https://sweden.se/culture-traditions/fika/Don't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

https://www.thelocal.se/.../six-tasty-seasonal-swedish...

Friday, September 25, 2020