In the Swedish word "är" is the r silent, and is the same true for the g in "jag"?

I'm trying to learn "practical" Swedish, but I can only find videos that teach proper Swedish pronunciation. I don't know if I'm pronouncing certain words the way the would be pronounced in Sweden. I heard är and jag sound different. For the most part, is this true? Can you think of other... show more I'm trying to learn "practical" Swedish, but I can only find videos that teach proper Swedish pronunciation. I don't know if I'm pronouncing certain words the way the would be pronounced in Sweden. I heard är and jag sound different. For the most part, is this true? Can you think of other commonly used Swedish words that people in Sweden pronounce differently? It would be so helpful!
Update: Oh, and is "de" pronounced as "dom"? I hear that sometimes as well.
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