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Archive for January, 2014

Beyond the Wall Posted by on Jan 30, 2014

The unique nature of the country may be what comes to mind first when people think of Iceland, and this is certainly the case with film makers searching for beautiful, yet easy to access backgrounds. It’s quite well known that the recent Thor: The Dark World movie had parts that were filmed here, especially since…

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How is a bus like a deck of cards? Posted by on Jan 24, 2014

Like mentioned in the previous post, counting in Icelandic is no simple matter, especially when you’re quickly trying to come up with a sentence that includes a number. I doubt one blog post is even enough to cover the whole  counting problem, but let’s look at the basics at least. The good news: the only numbers…

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Dive right in! Posted by on Jan 16, 2014

How can you apply learning in practice if you don’t live in Iceland? It’s entirely possible, although it will naturally take you some extra effort. It will also pay you back well if you ever chance to visit Iceland – in some situations it’s good to instinctively know what to say, such as “hjálp” (=…

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Learning Icelandic vs. speaking Icelandic Posted by on Jan 8, 2014

Hello again and welcome to the year 2014 with the Icelandic blog and Hulda! For January there’ll be a theme again, and this time it’ll be… dun dun duuunnn…  practical learning; Icelandic in the daily life of a language-learner. I will be aiming for installing just a little bit of Icelandic language into your daily…

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