Teach Yourself Icelandic Complete Course Audiopack
Learning Icelandic as easy as 1-2-3
With this book, Icelandic is attainable for any beginning student. You can use Teach Yourself Icelandic Complete Course at your own pace or as a supplement to formal courses. This complete course is based on the very latest learning methods and designed to be enjoyable and user-friendly.
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The previous courses (online mostly) I learned from didn't know how to make sense of the anomalies and seemingly irrational elements in this inflected language. This book does.
The author builds in lexical Lego blocks of the mind, and even anomalies are explained (sometimes these are the result of past grammatical change, which is now invisible) or fit into grammatical schemas that allow for easier memorization.
The author has taught Icelandic at Cambridge, and also adds not ...more
The grammar in the book is spread around at seemingly random, and it does a terrible job of explaining the grammar in the first place. I learned more online in a day then the amount of time it took for me to go through this book.
This is not to say the book is completely useless. The book includ ...more
The main fault with this book, in my opinion, is the rather scarce information on grammatical cases; for someone new to foreign language study (guilty!) it's a bit confusing to be gi ...more