The student gets a better handle on the language by listening, reading and doing assignments. Various texts, different topics, not too easy. Pronunciation is practiced.
Everyday Phrases - With Friends - At work - Going to the Doctor - Buying Things - Daily activities – Hobbies – Emotions – Feelings – Appearance – Clothing - Professions – Traveling – Body – Health.
Interesting reading materials / Short texts
A look inside the History of Iceland / Facts about Iceland
More useful grammar / Review
Gender of Nouns: Female, Masculine, Neuter
The Plural of Nouns
Declension of Nouns: The Nominative, Accusative, Dative, Genitive case
Pronouns: I - we. You - you. He - she - it. They.
Mine - Yours – Ours.
Verbs: Past Tense - Present Tense - Future Tense.
To be, to go, to take, to read, to sleep, to find, to drink, to say, to buy, to clean, to wash to have, to think, to love, to do, to bake, to call, to write, to drive, to talk, to learn, to watch, to listen, to consider, to cook, to forget, to look, to want, to remember, to hunt, to train, to hike, to sell, to be born, to die, to thank, to chat, to be able to ( can / could), to say, to assist, to open, to help, to come, to go, to work, to advise, to offer.
Different meaning of verbs: To get (Að fá) To let (Að láta)
I will get one bread and one apple pie (buy)
She gets good grades (achieve)
I am going to get soup and salat (eat)
Adjectives: Clever – intelligent – fresh – satisfied – enormous – typical – boring – punctual – positive – negative – broken – used – safe – dirty – fast – calm – exciting – healthy – bitter – salty – sweet – curious – stubborn - busy – occupied – crazy – naughty – interesting – dark – tired – full – amusing – great – angry – happy – pushy – avaricious – energetic – efficient – stubborn – giving
Comparison of Adjectives: Big – bigger – biggest, small – smaller – smallest, good – better – best, young – younger – youngest etc.
Quantity words: Many – All – Few – Some – Other – Most
Feelings – Expressions: I enjoy / like – I don’t like to…
Wash oneself, Dress oneself, etc.
Final objectives and skills
Student can ask and answer questions / Can have a conversation
What, Who, Which, When, How, Where, Where from / to, Why etc.
Final project: Pupils prepare and exercise an introduction about themselves, then talk for two minutes, describing themselves, finally recording it on video which they then watch.