WordReference – A super online dictionary containing over 50,000 terms and 100,000 translations. If the dictionary doesn’t highlight the translation you’re looking for, you can check the forum at the bottom of the page.
Bab.la – Similar to Wordreference, this dictionary is continually growing through user input. You can hear recordings and see the words being used in context through example sentences.
Swedish-English app – A basic, free dictionary app that you can use to look up words on your mobile – without being online.
Forvo – A dictionary specifically for learning pronunciation. It has a database of several million words pronounced in over 300 languages – all recorded by native speakers. There are currently over 100,000 Swedish words recorded on the site. An essential resource!
Keep an online dictionary open during your Lingoci lessons to aid your learning!
Digitala Sparet – a well organised course designed for immigrants to Sweden. There are 7 modules, all including interactive exercises. It progresses in a logical manner, for example you start with a great interactive page that teaches you how to pronounce the alphabet.
Say It In Swedish -contains 100’s of short audio lessons, video lessons and vocabulary lists. The lessons are clear and you can download the lessons in mp3 format.
Lexin – a handy learning site built by the Institute for Language and Folklore and the Royal Institute of Technology. It contains three types of exercises or themes: 1) ‘bildteman’ – picture themes. You can choose a theme and click on the pictures to hear the pronunciation of each word; 2) ‘animationsteman’ – a similar concept but here you can see short animations related to phrases and words; 3) ‘dialogsteman’ – a selection of dialogues that you can watch and learn to help you deal with situations such as going to the pharmacy or to a job interview. Note, the site is all in Swedish so you may need to use one of the online dictionaries listed above to help you!
Goethe Verlag – Scroll down on the page to see 100 exercises covering numerous different topics. You can guess the translation and listen to the recordings. There’s also a mobile app.