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Fler eller mer?

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As a Swedish language instructor, I often get questions about the difference between “fler” and “mer”. To solve this problem we need to learn the difference between countable nouns and uncountable nouns.  Uncountable nouns are substances, concepts etc., that we cannot divide into separate elements. We cannot “count” them. For example, we cannot count “milk”. We can count “bottles of milk” or “liters of milk”, but we cannot count “milk” itself. Here are some more uncountable nouns:
  • smör (butter)
  • ris (rice)

How to make future tense

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Hej igen!
Last month we talked about different kinds of verbs in the Swedish language, and how to make 
present and past tense.  Now, when you know how to express the present and the past, I thought 
you might be interested in how to express the future tense.
1. Future with present tense + time expression
You can express future tense in Swedish is by using present tense and a time expression. Here is