ISBN-10:
0415207061
ISBN-13:
9780415207065
Pub. Date:
08/28/2001
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Colloquial Icelandic: The Complete Course for Beginners

Colloquial Icelandic: The Complete Course for Beginners

by Daisy Neijmann

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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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Colloquial Icelandic: The Complete Course for Beginners 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best Icelandic book ever! (Seeing as they're are few.) It doesn't throw everything at you at once! I highly recommend the audio!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
What can I say? I said most of what had to be said in my headline.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is, by far, the BEST Icelandic course I've seen¿it teaches fully and lets me experience the language. All the other Icelandic books I have ever purchased seem to like to throw pages of conjugations and inflexions in my face. This book, however, teaches me more how to speak the language, and also gives an excellent insight into the culture. If you are thinking about buying Einarsson's or Glendening's books, DON'T!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is excellent for the beginner of learning the well preserved Icelandic language. It is seperated in many chapters and gives you excersises through the whole book. It is well written and easy to comprehend and learn. An excellent start to fluent Icelandic!