Talar du svenska? Puhutko suomea?
Learn to speak Swedish or Finnish in our adult language learning community at ASI! Our 9-week language classes run for 3 terms throughout the year and meet once per week for 90 minutes. We offer skilled instructors and small, friendly classes with a minimum of five, and a maximum of 15 students. Designed for students 18 years and older. We offer language opportunities for beginning, intermediate and advanced speakers, plus accelerated classes that move at a faster pace.
- Winter term starts the week of January 6, 2020
- Spring term starts the week of March 23, 2020
Tuition: $135. Members receive a $20 early bird discount and general public receives a $10 discount if registered by March 16 (spring term).
Materials: Textbooks available at the ASI Museum Store. Class participants are responsible for having their materials on the first day of class. All classes requiring Rivstart A1+A2 ed. 2, Rivstart B1+B2 or Mål 1 need both the Textbok and Övningsbok.
Levels of Instruction
- New to Swedish? Check out the classes under the Beginning section.
- Returning student? Find your class by day, time and instructor under the appropriate section. Continuing Beginning classes are between ch. 2-10 of the textbook, Intermediate classes are between ch. 11-20 and Advanced are any classes beyond the Rivstart A/Mål 1 textbook.
- New to the ASI language program, but not to Swedish or Finnish? Contact Language and Cultural Programs Coordinator Liz Stopka at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-871-4907 for help in finding the right class for you.
Please see our Spring Term 2020 classes below.
Beginning Swedish Classes
Beginning Swedish, Fridays at 10 a.m.
Accelerated Beginning Swedish, Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m.
Course materials: Accelerated courses are geared towards students who have prior language learnign experience. They move at a quicker pace than other classes. Rivstart A1 +A2 textbok and övningsbok required, ch. 1
Intermediate Finnish, Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m.
Advanced Finnish, Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Continuing Beginning Finnish, Sundays at 3 p.m.
Finnish Literature, Sundays at 4:30 p.m.
Swedish Literature, 4:15 p.m. with Jean Hanslin
Advanced Swedish Literature, 6:15 p.m. with Jean Hanslin
Advanced Swedish, 6:15 p.m. with Ingela Haaland
Advanced Swedish, 8 p.m. with Ingela Haaland
Kort Kurs 2, 8 p.m. with Jean Hanslin
Course materials: This is a continuation of Kort Kurs 1. Kort Kurs classes use a specially developed course packet and move at a milder pace than other textbook courses. They are designed for students who have limited prior language learning experience. Kort Kurs 2 Course Packet is available in the ASI Museum Store.
Intermediate Swedish, 9:30 a.m. with Ingela Haaland
Continuing Beginning Swedish, 10 a.m. with Liz Stopka
Swedish Literature, 11:15 a.m. with Ingela Haaland
Advanced Swedish Literature, 6:15 p.m. with Ingela Haaland
Intermediate Swedish, 6:15 p.m. with Gregg White
Course materials: Rivstart A1 + A2, chapter 14
Advanced Swedish Literature, 10:45 a.m. with Jean Hanslin
Intermediate Swedish, 11:15 a.m. with Ingela Haaland
Advanced Swedish Conversation, 12:30 p.m. with Jean Hanslin
Swedish Literature, 1:15 p.m. with Ingela Haaland
Intermediate Swedish, 2:15 p.m. with Jean Hanslin
Intermediate Swedish, 4 p.m. with Jean Hanslin
Accelerated Intermediate Swedish, 4:15 p.m. with Rachel Willson-Broyles
Continuing Beginning Swedish, 9:30 a.m. with Ingela Haaland
Advanced Swedish Literature, 11:15 a.m. with Ingela Haaland
Advanced Swedish, 1:15 p.m. with Ingela Haaland
Advanced Swedish, 6:15 p.m. with Gregg White
Intermediate Swedish, 6:15 p.m. with Liz Stopka
Continuing Beginning Swedish, 8 p.m. with Gregg White
Letar du efter något sätt att använda din svenska och träffa andra svensktalande? Kom förbi Språkstugan – en samtalsgrupp för alla som talar svenska! Vi träffas den fjärde onsdagen varje månad kl 17-19.
Are you looking for a drop-in opportunity to use your Swedish and meet other Swedish speakers? Come to ASI's Språkstugan – a monthly conversation group for Swedish speakers and learners of all levels! We meet the fourth Wednesday of the month from 5-7 p.m.