Icelandic course: Intermediate B1

Duration: aprox 2 weeks
Hours: 55
Term: summer term
Course material: included
Emphasis: added vocabulary, structure of the language, participation in Icelandic society in Ísafjörður

The University Centre's Intermediate course is especially designed for people who want to improve their prior knowledge of Icelandic and at the same time experience the life in a small Icelandic town. This two-week intermediate course will take your Icelandic skills to the next level.

Students learn how to build up their Icelandic vocabulary in an effective way and will deepen their understanding of the structure of the language through lectures and exercises. Participating in everyday life in a small town in the countryside is an especially pleasant way to get a feeling for Icelandic society.

The 2-week intermediate course covers reading, writing and conversation skills up to CEFR level B1 and includes approximately 55 hours of varied and interesting instruction. The course location is the University Centre of the Westfjords in Ísafjörður.

Language of teaching is mainly Icelandic. The teacher will however use English as an assisting language to explain difficult contents, as for instance grammar questions.

Other Icelandic courses at UW

We offer a variety of Icelandic courses at various levels, in accordance to the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR), from A1 level (beginners) to B2 level (advanced). The atmosphere of the courses is friendly and we do our best to mix different elements in the teaching to ensure a diverse learning. All the Icelandic courses have one thing in common, they use the community to some extent as part of the teaching, as an sort of extention of the classroom.

On this page you can see all the Icelandic courses UW has to offer.