When I saw the future

Surely I can’t be the only one disturbed by the way technology is going?

I’m so disturbed that last November for Swedish class, I did a presentation about social media/technology in the future. It’s why I don’t want a smartphone and why I’m so technology resistant. Can I devolve into a monkeh?

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As always, the original text in Swedish is at the end. And as always: SVA students, don’t plagiarise!

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How to be calm

Welcome to May! Aren’t the months flying by????? That’s an old person thing to say, isn’t it.

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Yesterday was May 4th so it was MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU day. I hope you enjoyed it.

Today was my second day at my new work and my brain has information overload, so for those who’ve been following, I give you Part 5 of the Exclusive Phrases: Swedish VS English

(Previously in the series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4)

This is a weird phrase which is used when a Swede tells someone to stay calm. Ha is i magen 

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Sweet-talkin’ sugar-coated

Happy Wednesday! Hope everyone’s had a happy Easter. In response to ChivChiv’s previous post on Easter candy I bring you this ~

Good things come for boys who wait!

Amidst all this packing hullabaloo (we’re moving to Australia NEXT WEEK) I bring you a quick post which is Part 4 of the Exclusive Phrases: Swedish VS English

Upp som en sol, ner som en pannkaka means …

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Working hard or hardly working?

Happy rainy Monday, to those of ya also in grey and drizzly Sweden. I had a Skype job interview today just as Mr Moshi is having his last day at his work before we bugger off to Australia. A happy coincident?? I think not~

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For those of you playing at home, Part 3 of the Exclusive Phrases: Swedish VS English is under the cut. It’s the Swedish saying Mycket prat och lite verkstad

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Only in Swedish

Last year I made a presentation for our Swedish class in which we had to talk about the most striking differences between our mother tongue and Swedish. I chose to compare Swedish with English even though technically my mother tongue is Chinese Mandarin, so whatever.

In the presentation I listed a bunch of phrases that only the Swedes say, as well as some that are in English and can’t be used in Swedish. I thought they were really interesting so today I bring you Part 1 in my series of Exclusive Phrases: Swedish VS English.

Part 1 is the Swedish saying Ingen fara på taket …

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A guide to the land down under

Happy Wednesday! In the spirit of the previous post, I would like to share with you the first powerpoint presentation ever I did for Swedish class, which was about the countries we came from. So I introduced Australia to my fellow students and, for your infotainment, will do the same for you here.

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If any of my facts are wrong then I’m sorry … It was not very thoroughly researched since it was only for Swedish class 😛

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