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How to read Swedish fast

You need only a pen or text editor. Write short words many times. You will read and write without subvocalization.

Swedish is fit for speed reading. It has regular word order. Subject pronouns are not omitted.

Swedish is similar to English. They have many similar words. Try to read without translation.

Read Swedish Wikipedia. The Swedish version has many articles. Learn words and read news.

Writing training will improve your reading skills. Write many sentences. Write in various genres.

Swedish is very similar to Danish and Norwegian. You will be able to read these languages. Read Wikipedia and news.

Contents
  • Typing and Speed Reading
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Keyboard
  • Writing Training
  • Pronunciation
  • Grammar
  • Etymology
  • News
  • Learning Multiple Languages
  • Typing and Speed reading

    You can learn speed reading with only a text editor. Change the font size.

    Or you can use a pen and paper.

    Write short words repeatedly

    swedish 2 letter
    swedish 3 letter
    swedish 4 letter

    Write short words like these images. Write 2 and 3 and 4-letter words repeatedly. You don't have to write long words.

    This is a training for subvocalization. You will get tired of writing. And you will omit your internal speech.

    Write sentences with line breaks

    line break

    Write a short sentence like this image. This is a training for reading multiple lines at once. Write more sentences with line breaks.

    Reading Comprehension

    You have to improve your reading comprehension. Read many books and websites. Write many sentences.

    Swedish is similar to English. Try to read sentences without translation. Guess the meaning from the context.

    Read Swedish Wikipedia. It has many pages. Increase your vocabulary. Read and watch news.

    Writing training improves your reading comprehension. Write many sentences. Write in various genres.

    Swedish is very similar to Danish and Norwegian in reading. Compare these languages. Read their Wikipedia and news.

    Keyboard

    Swedish language uses the letters of "å", "ä", "ö". Add a language or a keyboard layout.

    If you learn other languages, use the US International layout. I write Swedish, French, Spanish, German and more with the layout.

    Writing Training

    Writing training improves your reading skills. Write many sentences.

    svo

    Learn the structure of sentence, clause, and phrase.

    The basic word order is SVO with V2. Definite articles are placed after nouns as suffixes.

    speaker listener

    Imagine some situations and relationships. Think about their relationship, position, purpose, motives, etc.

    Use various images. Write various sentences.

    Pronunciation

    Learn the relationship between the spelling and the pronunciation. It will help you learn words, inflection, and compound words.

    Learn how to pronounce vowels, consonants, syllables, words, and sentences. They have their own rules.

    syllable

    Swedish has many vowels. Learn them with IPA symbols.

    Use Google Translate. You can listen sounds of words and sentences.

    Grammar

    Learn grammar with simple sentences. Write and speak simple sentences. Compare sentences with English sentences.

    Swedish has grammatic gender. Learn nouns with articles.

    Etymology

    Learn Swedish words with etymology. Use Wiktionary.

    Swedish and English have many words of Germanic origin. Learn origin words, cognate words, and loanwords.

    It is similar to learning compound words. Analyze words into words, stem words, and affixes.

    News

    You can read Swedish news on Google News.

    Learning Multiple Languages

    Swedish is very similar to Danish and Norwegian, especially in reading. You will read these three languages.

    Swedish is also similar to German, Dutch and English. German has grammatical case and SOV word order.

    They have many words of Germanic origin. Etymology is useful for learning multiple languages. Learn the relationship of languages.

    You can type these languages with US International Layout.

    English is similar to both Germanic and Romance languages. Learn French and Spanish.