Colloquial Icelandic: The Complete Course for Beginners

Colloquial Icelandic: The Complete Course for Beginners

by Daisy Neijmann
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415207061

ISBN-13: 9780415207065

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Colloquial Icelandic is easy to use and completely up to date!

Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Icelandic. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

What makes Colloquial Icelandic your best choice in personal language

Overview

Colloquial Icelandic is easy to use and completely up to date!

Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Icelandic. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

What makes Colloquial Icelandic your best choice in personal language learning?

  • Interactive – lots of exercises for regular practice
  • Clear – concise grammar notes
  • Practical – useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide
  • Complete – including answer key and reference section

By the end of this rewarding course, you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Icelandic in a broad range of everyday situations.

These two CDs are an invaluable component of the Colloquial Icelandic course. Recorded by native Icelandic speakers it complements the book and will help you develop your pronunciation and listening skills.

Course components:

The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-20706-5 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs : 978-0-415-28690-9

eBook: 978-0-203-99545-7 (available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx. Please note this does not include the audio)

MP3s: 978-0-415-47084-1 (available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx)

Pack : 978-0-415-42707-4 (paperback and CDs)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415207065
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Series:
Colloquial Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvii
Abbreviationsviii
Introduction1
The sounds and letters of Icelandic4
1Velkomin til Islands! / Welcome to Iceland!12
2Hvadan ert pu? / Where are you from?29
3Hvert forum vid? / Where are we going?47
4Eg aetla ad fa ... Hvad verdur petta mikid? / I would like to get ... How much will that be?68
5Fot / Clothing85
6A ferd og flugi / On the move103
7Daglegt lif / Daily life122
8Verdi per ad godu! / Enjoy your meal!138
9Fjolskyldan / The family158
10Stefnumot / Appointments171
11Gisting / Accommodation183
12Tomstundir / Spare time197
13Island / Iceland214
14Saga og pjod / Story, history and people229
15Hofud, herdar, hne og taer / Head and shoulders, knees and toes243
16Gangi per vel! / Good luck!257
Grammar summary272
Glossary of grammatical terms281
Key to exercises285
Glosses of reading passages307
Icelandic-English glossary321
English-Icelandic glossary356
Index369

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