We’re Sponsoring the 1st Annual Swedish Heritage Night in Toronto!

Like ice hockey and the Swedes? Here’s your chance to see and meet both right here in Toronto! The Swede Life in Toronto and Nordic Languages Initiative are proud to sponsor the first annual Swedish Heritage Night for the Toronto Marlies Hockey Club!

We have a special Swedish evening planned. With your specially-priced ticket, you get to

  • Marvel at Swedish performers before the match. DIRECT FROM SWEDEN:  Vide Geiger, Singer/Songwriter and The Swede Hollow String Band, a bluegrass duo with Ludvig Drevfjäll and John McNeil!
  • Meet with Swedish businesses and organisations.
  • Cheer on our Toronto Marlies team in a great seat.
  • Possibly greet some hunky Swedish players afterwards!

Here’s all the relevant info you need to make it happen:

When:  Saturday, December 16th 2017 from 3-4 pm (pre-match Swedish Heritage Night event) and 4-6 pm (hockey match), Toronto Marlies vs. Manitoba Moose

Where:  Entry hall at the Ricoh Stadium, 45 Manitoba Dr, Toronto, ON CANADA

How much:  $15 per ticket for the match + Swedish Heritage Night event.

Use promo code: SWEDISHNIGHT1



Heja Sverige! Heja Svenskarna i Toronto!




Now offering Finnish Level I!

BREAKING NEWS! We are now offering FINNISH Level I, a language that’s radically different from the others, but nonetheless a great language to master! Registration for Swedish, Norwegian and Danish is also NOW OPEN for Fall 2017 which begins in mid-September.
Nordic Languages Initiative is growing successfully and we are proud to be an all female-owned company. We’re so stoked to spread the Nordic love to Toronto that we want to offer $40 OFF each class you sign up and pay for by August 1st! PROMO CODE: NORDICLOVE40


Do you learn better by pictures instead of words? Our new book, NYBÖRJARSVENSKA, is looking sweet! It’s even better at half the price than the Mål series. Check out the front and back covers and get your textbook now for $55. Prepare for an awesome term learning Swedish Level I or Swedish Level II this Spring-Summer.

NOTE: If you purchase this book through us, but don’t take our Swedish class, you must be prepared to pick this up in Toronto! Email us for more details: info@nordiclanguagesinitiative.com

Tack så mycket! 

Announcing a New Swedish Level III Instructor


Axel Van Goud

A master of linguistics, Axel is known as the “person who knows the MOST languages in North America”. He is what’s called a hyperpolyglot; that is a person who can speak more than 8 languages. But Axel knows an amazing 22+ world languages fluently, including all the Nordic languages! A certified interpreter in 18 languages and an EAP (English for Academic Purposes)/TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) professor at George Brown college in downtown Toronto, Axel is eager to teach you his methodology so you can get to speaking Swedish quickly and efficiently. Watch him featured in a GlobalNews documentary “Word Play: Hyperpolyglots speak so many languages“. REGISTER FOR SWEDISH LEVEL III NOW!


Our Winter 2017 session begins January 16th!

Nordlicht in Reine Lofoten Norwegen

Northern Lights in Norway

Don’t be left out in the cold. Learn about the fascinating northern lights, the sumptuous Swedish Christmas table and the real reindeer that roam the lands of the North. The New Year is a great time to start a new language, and a language is a wonderful gift to give. We are currently offering Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian courses in Toronto!

Register for our Winter 2017 tomorrow (Monday) starting at 7 am on our registration site. Our session begins January 16 until April 10th. We are now offering Swedish Level III, Norwegian Level II, and Danish Level II. Hurry, our classes fill up quickly!