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Icelandic 1


The student gets to know the language by listening, reading and doing assignments. The text is simple
and related to everyday life.

Name, address, alphabet, numbers, age, occupation, greetings, question words, languages, food, to
wash (oneself / laundry), bath, shower, etc.
Greetings: Good day, how are you?, Nice to see you, etc.
Numbers: 1, 2, 3, ... . Telling time, personal identification numbers and telephone numbers.
Time: Year - month - week - day. Know the names of the months and days. Now - later - earlier -
before - today - yesterday - tomorrow - in a week / month / year.
Colours: Yellow - red - green - blue - black - white and more.
People (Persons): Man - woman - boy - girl - baby - infant. Wife - husband, boyfriend - girlfriend.
Mom - Dad. Grandfather - grandmother. Son - daughter. Aunt - uncle.
Pronouns: I - we. You - you. He - she - it. They. Mine - Yours
Verbs: To be, to have, to want, to read, to write, to learn, to sleep, to go (out / to work / to school), to
come, to drive (a car) and more.
Adjectives: Hot - Cool. Small - Large. Fat - Thin. Long - Short. Beautiful - Ugly. Good - Evil. Bright -
Dim. Fun - Boring. Old - Young.
Grammar: Gender of nouns, definite article, verb conjugation (present tense), accusative case and
gender of adjectives.
Final objectives and skills
Student is able to:

 say his/her name and how old he/she is
 say where he/she comes from and where his/her family lives
 say where he/she lives
 understand and tell the time 
 understand numbers and amounts
 ask basic questions

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