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Colloquial Icelandic is the ideal introduction to the modern language.
Written by an experienced language teacher, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Icelandic. No previous knowledge of the language is required.
Features include: pronunciation guide. lively dialogues. concise grammar explanations. lots of exercises with full answer key. English-Icelandic and Icelandic-English glossaries. Learning Icelandic has never been so enjoyable! By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to speak, read and write Icelandic with confidence.
Two 60-minute cassettes are also available, featuring the dialogues and exercises in the book. Recorded by native speakers, they will help you perfect your pronunciation, listening and speaking skills.
Table of Contents
|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|
|Glossary of grammatical terms||281|
|Key to exercises||285|
|Glosses of reading passages||307|