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Lifelong learning in Swedish and Finnish

With more than 1000 students each year, ASI’s language program is one of the best resources for Swedish and Finnish language learning in the Upper Midwest. With both online and in-person classes offered at all skill levels, anyone can learn a new language or practice their skills from anywhere in the world.

From one-day exploratory classes to nine-week language sessions, ASI’s language program features a range of learning options for students of all ages and abilities. Along with traditional classroom formats, ASI offers seasonal programs designed to bring language learning to life in new ways—from book clubs to hiking club, music-listening sessions, and more.

Adult Language-Learning Opportunities

Introductory Language Classes

These single-day classes are designed for the curious language explorer and offer introductory Finnish and Swedish language learning.

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Language Expansion Classes

Over four to five weeks, these classes offer language learning by exploring unique subjects within Swedish and Finnish culture and heritage.

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9-Week Language Courses

Meeting weekly, these nine-week courses offer deep Swedish and Finnish language-learning opportunities guided by specific classroom texts.

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