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Archive for February, 2012

Holidays Posted by on Feb 22, 2012

I have so many things to write about that I didn’t know what to pick, but how about learning about Iceland’s current three-day holiday streak? The first day is Bun Day (Bolludagur), the next is Sprengidagur (Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras), and then today’s day is Ash Day (Öskudagur). On Bun Day, something that has been going…

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Basic guide for studying Icelandic Posted by on Feb 10, 2012

I’m first going to talk about how I did things, which was almost all an entire mistake. Then I’ll give you my basic recommendations. In the very beginning I downloaded an Icelandic news podcast to listen to every day. The problem with doing this is that you listen to the radio… and you can understand…

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Icelandic names Posted by on Feb 1, 2012

For today and tomorrow (February first and second), voting is going on for the University of Iceland’s student council. I didn’t vote but I took some screenshots because I thought it’s a good way to teach something about Icelandic names. “Kjósa í kosingum til Stúdentaráðs og Háskólaráðs 2012” “Elections for Student Council and University council…

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