This reference guide to Swedish as it is used by native speakers, focuses on the real patterns of use in Swedish. It should be suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. The complexities of Swedish are set out in short, readable sections. Explanations contain minimal jargon and emphasis has been placed on the areas of Swedish that pose a particular challenge for English-language learners.
Philip Holmes is reader Emeritus in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Hull and now runs his own translation company. Ian Hinchliffe has taught English, German, Norwegian and Swedish at schools and universities in England, Wales, Norway and Sweden. He has also worked as a translator for more than 25 years.