Watch to learn! See and hear how to speak your new language by watching video footage of native speakers, and learning from them. Conversations are spoken slowly so that beginning learners can understand everything. This language-learning method helps you build confidence on a computer before you test out your new speaking skills in the real world. Record yourself and listen to the playback to compare your pronunciation with the native speaker’s.
Play to learn with interactive games. Then take a comprehension quiz and see how you do in real-life social situations. A challenging recording quiz tests your pronunciation. You earn points for every game you play, and can earn bronze, silver and gold awards for your language achievements!
You can also learn on the go with a printable phrasebook. Practice your new language at school, on the plane…whenever you have a free moment!
Talk More is designed to reinforce the basics of language fundamentals and will help you build proficiency in your new language. Interactive exercises and videos help build language fluency and keep novices engaged. Learn basic conversational phrases with structures you can adapt to fit different situations. Most importantly, Talk More gives you the confidence to speak in your new language with a unique recording function.
Will it work for you?
If you know some basic words and phrases in your new language, but you aren’t sure you can handle a full conversation, Talk More will get you talking. Talk More is great for recent beginners with everything spoken clearly and slowly.
What will you learn?
Go beyond basics and learn how to put together complete sentences, especially about things you commonly need to say abroad. Examples of things you will learn include, “I’d like to pay by credit card,” “My camera has been stolen,” and “Where is the pharmacy?” Topics cover greetings, shops and restaurants, getting around, hotels, phone calls, emergencies, leisure and the basic vocabulary of business and technology.
WHY LEARN ICELANDIC?
- Icelandic is the national language of Iceland.
- Icelandic is spoken by about 320,000 people in Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada.
Icelandic is spoken by about 320,000 people, almost all of them from beautiful Iceland. Icelandic is the de facto official language of Iceland. This land of boiling mud pools, spurting geysers, glaciers and waterfalls is also an adventure playground. Its breathtaking landscape is an inspiration to artists and photographers, as well.
Iceland is the least densely populated country in Europe, with a pure, unpolluted and truly magical landscape. Iceland’s summers are surprisingly warm, lush and green, with days lengthening until midsummer, when the sun dips down to the horizon but never sets. During winter you can marvel at the amazing, undulating green, blue, yellow and pink lights of the aurora borealis in the night sky, and the winters are not as cold as you might imagine. Regardless of when you visit, you can be assured of the warmth of the Icelanders’ welcome and their desire to share their culture and make every effort to ensure that your stay is a pleasant one. Speaking the Icelandic language with the native people is sure to be a highlight of your visit.
There is sizable Icelandic-speaking population in Denmark, Norway and Canada.
Here are some of the basic Icelandic phrases that you might use:
- Hvað segir þú? (How are you?)
- Gaman að kynnast þér. (Pleased to meet you.)
- Hafðu það gott. (Have a nice day.)