Free Icelandic lessons online

Free Icelandic lessons online

A map published by writer Alda Sigmundsdóttir has been widely shared in the past few days. It contains some of the most bizarre, and unpronounceable place names of Iceland. Fancy a try?

As part of celebrations for Saint Lucia’s in Sweden this week, the talented pupils of a Stockholm school learnt and performed the Icelandic version of a well-known Christmas carol.

Once you finished browsing Iceland Monitor’s wide selection of news, events and features, you might like to have a look at some other Iceland-related material from around the world that we shall be collecting for you weekly.

Iceland’s new President caused a minor stir at last night’s basketball international against Switzerland by address a member of the Icelandic national team in English.

News reports have been flying around over the past 24 hours of increased seismic activity near the South Iceland volcano of Katla.

Who says people don’t care about language? And what IS the Icelandic word for ‘toaster’?

As Euro 2016 Iceland-mania sweeps the continent, a Norwegian news outlet has put together an amusing ‘Generate your own Icelandic name’ function for readers to play with.

Accent is the name of a new language-sharing app about to hit the market – and which could be a real boon to those interested in learning Icelandic.

Many speakers of other languages – both in Iceland and abroad – have very successfully learnt to speak, understand, read and write Icelandic.

Writer and environmentalist Andri Snær Magnason announced his candidature for President of Iceland in front of a jam-packed National Theatre this afternoon in Reykjavik. He spoke of the importance of a highland national park, a new constitution and the importance of culture.

An absolutely awful long-term weather forecast for the summer in Reykjavik travelled far and wide on social media this weekend and almost bringing tears to eyes. However, it has now come to light that is was just a joke.

A yellow weather warnining has been issued for South Iceland and Faxaflói and Breiðafjörður in South West Iceland and West Iceland has been issued today from 2 pm onwards.

All efforts to resuscitate the couple recovered from Lake Þingvellir in South Iceland yesterday were in vain. They were pronounced dead last night. According to the wishes of their next of kin their names are not published in media.

Icelandic Online is an Icelandic course which has proved extremely useful to students of Icelandic all around the world.

The lake is extremely cold and can be very dangerous as cramping rapidly occurs when people fall in.

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