Colloquial Icelandic [NOOK Book]

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Colloquial Icelandic provides a step-by-step course in Icelandic as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Icelandic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.Key features include:• progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and ...

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Colloquial Icelandic

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Overview

Colloquial Icelandic provides a step-by-step course in Icelandic as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Icelandic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.Key features include:• progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills


• structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar


• an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises


• realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios


• useful vocabulary lists throughout the text


• additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Icelandic will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Icelandic.

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 (please note this does not include the audio, available from tandfebooks.com)


MP3s: 978-0-415-47084-1 (available from tandfebooks.com)


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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203995457
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 7/12/2001
  • Series: Colloquial Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 8 MB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii
Abbreviations viii
Introduction 1
The sounds and letters of Icelandic 4
1 Velkomin til Islands! / Welcome to Iceland! 12
2 Hvadan ert pu? / Where are you from? 29
3 Hvert forum vid? / Where are we going? 47
4 Eg aetla ad fa ... Hvad verdur petta mikid? / I would like to get ... How much will that be? 68
5 Fot / Clothing 85
6 A ferd og flugi / On the move 103
7 Daglegt lif / Daily life 122
8 Verdi per ad godu! / Enjoy your meal! 138
9 Fjolskyldan / The family 158
10 Stefnumot / Appointments 171
11 Gisting / Accommodation 183
12 Tomstundir / Spare time 197
13 Island / Iceland 214
14 Saga og pjod / Story, history and people 229
15 Hofud, herdar, hne og taer / Head and shoulders, knees and toes 243
16 Gangi per vel! / Good luck! 257
Grammar summary 272
Glossary of grammatical terms 281
Key to exercises 285
Glosses of reading passages 307
Icelandic-English glossary 321
English-Icelandic glossary 356
Index 369
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