Icelandic Language Resources

Icelandic Language Apps

Drops – Play with your words, learning new Icelandic vocabulary in just 5 minutes a day.

Clozemaster – Study new words through context with Clozemaster.

Icelandic Listening Resources

Glossika – An audio resource that uses spaced repetition to help you learn simple phrases in Icelandic. The first 1,000 repetitions are free.

TuneIn – TuneIn is free online radio that streams both talk and music stations in Icelandic.

Pimsleur – Pimsleur is a popular audio course with thirty lessons available for Icelandic learners. It uses call-and-response to help you start speaking Icelandic.

Icelandic Course Books

Teach Yourself – Complete Icelandic from Teach Yourself has 24 thematic lessons that help you build confidence in reading, speaking and writing in Icelandic.

Colloquial – Colloquial Icelandic is a more grammar-based approach to Icelandic, but it’s still done so in an accessible way.

Icelandic Reading

Íslenska fyrir alla – This site has a series of short, easy readings for Icelandic learners available.

General Language Learning

Add1Challenge – This is a 90-day course that helps you build confidence and accountability in Icelandic. It also prepares you for a 15-minute conversation in Icelandic at the end of the challenge.

italki – Take lessons with skilled, affordable language tutors on italki. You can also connect with language exchange partners for free.

Shannon Kennedy’s Icelandic Language Project – Our Resident Polyglot, Shannon Kennedy, learned Icelandic with Drops, read about the project here.