4

As several other questions have pointed out, graded readers are a good type of material for extensive reading. Where can I find graded readers in Swedish?

1

http://ll-forlaget.se/hem/nivaer?levelId=538

You can check out this webpage that offers books in easy Swedish sorted into three levels of difficulty.

Let me quote the website about the different levels:

Nivå 1

I nivå 1 dominerar ofta bilderna och det är lite eller mycket lite text.

Nivå 2

I nivå 2 texterna längre. Men handlingen är enkel och väl disponerad, ord är >välkända, meningarna förhållandevis korta.

Nivå 3

Nivå 3 kräver ett större ordförråd. Här har språket har bisatser och och det >kan förekomma metaforer, meningarna är längre. Nivån är lämplig för läsare som >är på väg mot den "vanliga" litteraturen.

Personally I have only tried Level 3 which contains easier version of classics for example Anna Karenina. If you try the other levels you could comment and add your impressions.

  • Thanks. Could you please expand your answer a bit by adding what the three levels are and what the content of the books is? (E.g. do the books only contain texts? Footnotes? A glossary? Exercises even?) – IkWeetHetOokNiet Feb 10 '18 at 19:10
0

The German publisher Compact Verlag has a few "Lernkrimis" ("crime novels for [language] learning") in Swedish:

These books contain vocabulary explanations on the same page as the text, a glossary, exercises to test text understanding and new vocabulary and notes on grammar.

The German publisher Harald Holder Verlag published Tösen från Stormyrtorpet / Das Mädchen vom Moorhof by Selma Lagerlöf in a bilingual Swedish-German version. The description claims that Lagerlöf's simple language makes the book accessible to less advanced learners.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.