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GCSE Swedish

Discussion in 'Modern foreign languages' started by Dodros, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Dodros

    Dodros Star commenter

    Swedish is no longer offered as a GCSE subject by any exam board. It is, however, one of the languages "approved" by the QCA for accreditation purposes under the Practical (www.abcawards.co.uk/) and Asset (www.assetlanguages.org.uk/) Languages schemes.
    One alternative may be to consider a qualification accredited in Sweden. There's an interesting correspondence on the subject at
    http://www.thelocal.se/discuss/index.php?showtopic=1283
    accompanied with a dig at the state of school MFL in the UK.
     
  2. sam enerve

    sam enerve New commenter

    It is such a shame that some languages are not considered important enough to be GCSE subjects any more. I would have loved to have the opportunity to learn swedish at school.
    Many years ago I had a Swedish girlfriend so I picked up quite a bit.
    The 2 most important phrases I learned were:
    1) Min svävare är full med ålar. (This one made her laugh!)
    2) Jeg älskar dig! (This one made her very affectionate!)

    sam[​IMG]
     
  3. jools30

    jools30 New commenter

    Thanks for all the advice
     
  4. PierreImport

    PierreImport Administrator

    She could do domestic science and become a Swedish chef.
     

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