Course Description

The beginners crash course is an intensive one week course in Icelandic language and culture. The course includes 35 hours of varied and interesting instruction and is all about getting to know the Icelandic language without formal grammar teaching. No former knowledge of the language is necessary. Icelandic in One Week is usually taught in May and in August.


Please send us an email if you have any questions -

For further information about how the course is set up please see the schedule from August 2020


Classes in the morning 09-12

Basic vocabulary taught through lectures and exercises. All morning classes take place at the University Centre of the Westfjords and your teacher is Ólafur Guðsteinn Kristjánsson. 


The afternoon courses 14-18

The afternoon courses focus on the practical application of the language. Through pronunciation and conversation exercises, language games, problem-based learning, and fun lectures in easy Icelandic you will learn the language in a varied way.


Evening Courses 20-22

How about ending the day with a movie? In Icelandic of course. We turn the classroom into a movie theater. Some people like to knit while watching a movie. If you don´t know how to, don´t worry we got you covered.