Ralitsa E Lazarova
Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Functional review of grammar. Second in a sequence of three. Recommended: SWED 103.
The goal of this course is to further develop the speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills you have acquired thus far and broaden your knowledge about the Swedish culture, history and language. In addition to improving your ability to function in different everyday contexts, the course will give you the opportunity to learn about Sweden’s culture and history, its social and political system. The topics we will discuss this quarter include immigration and emigration, dialects and language politics in Sweden, political system and geography. In addition to the textbook, we will begin reading a novel. Newspaper articles, shorter literary texts, films, and the Internet will be used. Class will be conducted exclusively in Swedish; exceptions might be made during review sessions. To succeed in this course, you must actively participate. You will be expected to attend class regularly, prepare for class daily, and speak as much Swedish as possible.
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