LÓA’s Icelandic level 2 course is built on the knowledge and skills gained at the previous level.
This course is all about empowering you to become more confident and independent in your communication. It introduces you to more practical vocabulary and brings you further in depth into juicy grammar. Now that's some stuff to have fun with!
Íslenska 2 is based around the textbook Íslenska fyrir alla 2 (Icelandic for Everyone 2) by Sólborg Jónsdóttir and Þorbjörg Halldórsdóttir; drawings by Böðvar Leós. Students enrolled in Íslenska 2 receive a comprehensive course package created by the teacher, as well as a copy of the textbook.
Continue reading below for information about study requirements.
Due to technical issues our prices are listed in EUR. The price of this course is approximately 44.000 kr.
You may be entitled to a full or partial grant or reimbursement from your labour union (stéttarfélag) or work place to cover course fees. Contact your union for more information.
We have established certain requirements, to help make sure you are at the right level, and that your studies go as smoothly as possible.
The following requirements apply to all our courses:
Students must have
In addition to the above, you need one of two things in order to enroll in Íslenska 2:
While we don't expect you to know the level 1 curriculum off by heart, it will be difficult to start level 2 if you are new to the basics.
Click to view the vocabulary and grammar covered in Íslenska 1.
If you have a Level 1 certificate from LÓA or another school, you can enroll directly in Level 2. If you are not entirely sure about your level of Icelandic, taking our Placement Exam is a good idea. It is ideal for anyone who has had exposure to Icelandic through living in Iceland or taking Icelandic courses, but is unsure about which level course they should take. The Placement Exam is free of charge and open to all. Click the link, and follow the instructions - shortly after finishing the exam the results will be in your mail box with a recommendation for a suitable level for you.
Anna Ólafsdóttir graduated with a B.Ed. from the University of Iceland's School of Education in 1988, majoring in Icelandic, and returned in 2016 to complete a diploma in Translation Studies. Anna has worked in the development sector and has lived and traveled in nearly all continents. She also has experience teaching children as well working with teachers on eg. selecting and creating course material. For the last few years Anna has focused on teaching Icelandic for adults, working as a translator on the side. She speaks English, French and Spanish, as well as some of the Nordic languages, and has worked for many years as a guide around our beautiful Iceland. Anna teaches Íslenska 1, Íslenska 2 and Online Tutoring at LÓA Language School.