https://www.duolingo.com/Iggy80Sweden

I want to learn icelandic!

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June 22, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/anhtuanle234
June 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Iggy80Sweden
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Thanx, I hope there will be a course on Duolingo.

June 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Jaknasrav
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When you finish learning it there you could create a course here haha

June 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/NeonSam

Yeah, it's a really helpful site. Thanks.

July 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Xneb
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http://icelandiconline.is/ You need to create an account, but it's only so you can save your progress through it, but I found it pretty useful, even though it doesn't explain too much about the grammar.

June 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Frederik_T.

Really? I found it extremely unhelpful.

May 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Aaron77019
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I checked this out. It looks pretty good. Duo Lingo can be more convenient though, at least a good way to practice a language.

August 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Iggy80Sweden
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thanx

June 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/NeonSam

It's a good site for amateurs at the language however it's a bit confusing for beginners.

July 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/October1988

I want to learn Icelandic as well!! I am learning Danish at the moment,but something draws me to Icelandic more.It sounds so beautiful and the people there are very sweet!

January 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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Hey, there’s nothing wrong with us Danes! And we’re happier, too ;-)

November 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/NeonSam

Dear anyone who wants to learn Icelandic,

https://www.memrise.com/course/134020/beginners-icelandic/

https://www.memrise.com/course/351/basic-icelandic/

Both of these courses are very similar to Duo and are very helpful.

July 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/TimCleary
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So far, this seems to be the coolest Icelandic tool

July 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/AageNielsen
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Thank you. I will have a look at that. I played some concerts in Iceland in 2005, and a course like DuoLingo, would have made that trip even more enjoyable.

November 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Varulven15
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Yeah, Memrise is good if you can afford it.

February 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/SuI2HL

Oh no no no no. How on earth is displaying a list of completely unrelated words a teaching method???? In What world? Useless site in my opinion. What am I supposed to do when I visit Iceland? Just reciting the lists of words I learned by heart? While it still has a lot of room for improvement, icelandiconline.is so far is the best option. You have context to help you understand, the language is organized around two major topics which are nature and socializing, you have realistic dialogues and texts which increase gradually in difficulty and you have grammar rules extracted from those texts followed by reading comprehension, grammar and vocabulary exercises about them. As an ESL and Spanish teacher I have to say it´s the best of what´s available.

March 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/jrhunger444

I would love to learn Icelandic as well! I think it would be wonderful if they offered it - I would certainly try and learn it.

May 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/LynnAnneBrown

I also want to learn Icelandic.

January 18, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Chelsinder

me too!

October 1, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/TimCleary
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Me too!

January 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Emily280555

Me too!

March 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/PoetaProletario
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Me too!

April 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Onomatophile
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Me too!

April 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/HumanBeing20
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Yes, please add this!

April 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/AestheticBoii

I want this

April 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/DaphneTheSnail

I also want to learn!!

April 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/JoannaCro123

Yes!Im learning swedish and danish but i wuild love to see icelandic course!!!

April 30, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/eagleatrike49

yes please

May 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Vintageisaac

me too, hope they add it

May 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Rau453163

Duolingo + Icelandic? Is there a better combination?!? It has my vote!!!

July 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/azureskye
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So do I. :)

June 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Azure_Waters
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Likewise! Icelandic is simply wonderful (:

December 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/AndreaMarino25

Me too

August 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/emegele

I love Icelandic!!

January 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/bergenhopps
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I also want Icelandic!

February 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/tarabittolo
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Me too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

July 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/slfsrvingslave

me too!

October 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/boghex1

Me too!

February 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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Me too

February 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Arkadios200
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I really, really hope that there is a course here. Really.

March 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/TimCleary
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In the meantime, there's also: https://icelandiconline.com/

April 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/vampire_wolf
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I would love to start or help contribute to an Icelandic course on Duolingo!

June 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/GhislaineF10
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Go for it, please! :)

June 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/maack
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I hope you do! I'd love to learn the language!

June 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/sanciv2000
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I want too learn icelandic. I see, that 80Igge you are good in languages in north. When do you will find an icelandic website, say me? Now I´am learning swedish and norish, but I swedish speak now well.

July 21, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/nspoliva
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i'm taking an icelandic course in buenos aires, argentina and would love to practice with duolingo! i find the app very useful.

April 27, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/1068124673

me too!!

July 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/KiaSorento1

PUHLEASE

April 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Vaprrenon

This would be amazing! <3

June 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/NeonSam

Yeah I'd love Icelandic too. In the meantime that we wait, try using Memrise.com. It's very similar to Duolingo and has over 80 languages including Icelandic. Best of all, it's free! There are 3 Icelandic courses on there; a simple one, a Duolingo-style official one and one that teaches you every single Icelandic word in existence.

Simple course - https://www.memrise.com/course/351/basic-icelandic/

Duolingo-style course -https://www.memrise.com/course/134020/beginners-icelandic

Full-dictionary course - https://www.memrise.com/course/72275/first-5000-icelandic-words/

Also, to anyone who speaks Icelandic, don't be afraid to apply to the Duolingo Incubator. Just select the apply to contribute button, and when it asks you the language you wish to work on, click the last option 'add another' and write Icelandic.

Takk fyrir and happy learning.

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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Hi, thanks for the advice! However, hardly any of these courses have an audio function, which makes them rather less helpful ... Icelandic is by no means always spoken the way it is written, at least not to native English speakers. Or am I missing something?

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/NeonSam

Yes, the courses that I gave links to unfortunately don't have any sounds. However, I have found a great course with audio. Here it is - https://www.memrise.com/course/357011/icelandic-in-easy-stages-with-sound/. The first 10 tasks of this course just explain grammar and it starts teaching words at task 11. Hopefully this one's better.

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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Takk

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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Actually, though they do not have audio, there is a whole range of Icelandic courses, from Icelandic from A to Ö, Icelandic for Travellers to the loveliest Icelandic words. There's even a dictionary

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Cadfang01

I have tried out other sites to try and learn Icelandic and they just confuse me even more. Duolingo seriously needs to look into getting it on here.

April 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/StefaniaDodd

My mother is half Icelandic and half Danish. Due to when my mom moved to this country she had to assimilate and her parents no longer spoke Icelandic in the house. My family would love to learn Icelandic and be able to talk to our family members in Iceland using their native language. My siblings and I would love to teach it to our children. Icelandic would be an amazing addition to Duolingo.

June 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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Do Memrise, so much better than Duolongo, and they have several Icelandic courses. Since starting on Memrise, I can hardly be bothered with Duolingo any more, the tediousness of endless repetitions is driving me crazy. Memrise targets individual words and phrases that you are having trouble learning, it doesn't make you repeat entire sessions needlessly!! Og så burde du vel egentlig også lære dansk, ikke -.- ?!

July 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/maack
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Please make this happen!

June 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/NeonSam

Yes lets add Icelandic

June 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/radikian
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Duolingo helps me make real progress, and I can study on the go. For this, adding icelandic is an invaluable help.

July 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Kreffy
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I want this language to be added to Duolingo badly!

July 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Aleche2

I had some courses in Icelandic on livemocha few years back, visited Iceland and would like to continue to study this wonderful language

April 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/HyggeOgKage
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I wish there was a course for Icelandic on Duolingo.

July 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Nevyll

I would really like to have this course as well!

July 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Kelly_Parmelee

Please do add Icelandic to Duolingo for English speakers!

August 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/StarlessRogue

You have my vote for Icelandic

August 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Far-quaad
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Icelandic is the most beautiful North Germanic language

September 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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... and you already know this at level two of Danish, Norwegian and Swedish?

October 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/JolanDouwe
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I want to learn Icelandic too!

September 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Aaron77019
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Flott!

September 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/slogger
Plus
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See what they have at www.bliubliu.com . They even have quite a bit for Latin, so you may strike it rich for Icelandic .

June 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Iggy80Sweden
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thanx

June 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/slogger
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You're welcome. Hope it turns out to be worthwhile for you; every day I use the site along with Duolingo.

Icelandic would be GREAT to learn. If I did not already have plenty to do, I'd start learning it. It's supposed to be rather similar to Old Norse--as close as you can get nowadays--and both languages seem really worth learning. Check this out if that sounds interesting: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/lrc/eieol/norol-0-X.html .

June 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/GhislaineF10
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I already have 'Teach Yourself Icelandic' and Daisy L. Neijmann's CD courses, both of which are very good, but I want Duolingo to offer Icelandic because the format is so convenient.

Please?

July 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/SquanchSour
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I hope Icelandic gets added. Really nice language, and I want to visit Iceland someday.

August 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/oNZuB5kn
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I also want to learn icelandic.

August 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/sustained
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I really hope we get Icelandic. :'(

September 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/aliceltb

Sigh, me too.

September 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Robertoface
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Icelandic is gorgeous. I have a mug that says " Ég hef ekki hugmynd um hvað stendur á þessum bolla", and even now I have no idea what this mug says.

Since Icelandic has been very isolated over the centuries, I'd love to see it as an insight into the Nordic/Scandinavian tongues, as well as seeing more of the ace compound words for modern items instilled by language purists.

October 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/GhislaineF10
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Mig langar að kaupa mig einn af þeim and I have no idea what I just said either ;)

October 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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I want to buy one of those things that none of us know what are, too!

October 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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Ég hef ekki hugmynd um hvað stendur á þessum bolla

Means

“I have no idea what stands on this cup/what this cup says”

October 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Robertoface
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That was the joke.... hence my phrasing. ;)

October 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/PANZER1016879

PLEASE MAKE AN ICELANDIC COURSE DUOLINGO!! I really hope they make the course because it's a language I have always been fascinated by.

October 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/howardavery

We want icelandic!

October 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/phrzdgal

Has anyone learned Icelandic at a fairly proficient level through English? If so, what were your resources?

July 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Aaron77019
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I would start with tungumalatorg.is

September 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Antwaan
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Hi there! Any news from icelandic courses?

August 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/podsolnechnik13

I would love to learn icelandic and so would my mom, then I would finally have a language I could speak with my family that other people around would not understand.

August 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Aaron77019
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I think the course at icelandiconline.com is useful, but extra practice with duo lingo would be nice.

August 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/AnnaMaurer5

Yes please

November 6, 2017

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Yes I want to learn Icelandic as well, in order to read the Viking sagas in their original language (or at least as close as possible to their original language), or even just to play as the Norse in Age of Mythology and understand my character's responses to my commands (which are in Icelandic, as a stand in for Old Norse).

November 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Geijss
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Please yes!

November 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Liveforyou2213

I am waiting on an Icelandic duolingo course. Duolingo is my preferred form of language learning, I am already learning ten languages and it is super engaging! I bet it would help me with Icelandic, too :)

November 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jolein.sch

me too! such a beautiful language!

November 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jarrettph
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Ég vill laere mig isléndska. Ok, I have a long way to go but you get my drift. Let's see an Icelandic course! It would be great fun and could save a dying language!

November 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/BlackTabbie

My boyfriend and I would love to learn Icelandic on Duolingo! There aren't enough quality sources to learn it!

November 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/TheYeetBoi

I want one too!

December 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Gabriel_Ld

Duolingo must create that! Natives don't be shy!

March 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/magrenell

I can’t believe that on Duolingo you can waste your time on Klingon and learning to avoid the subtitles on Game of Thrones but you CANNOT learn one of the world’s most beautiful languages. Iceland is a sophisticated culture with a large diaspora despite its native population. They are proud of their country and it’s achievements. And it is nation with a comparatively young population, doing great things in tech and finance, not to mention the arts. There are many (and I include myself) who aspire to live and work in this amazing country. But I guess for Duolingo it’s okay to film Game of Thrones there, but NOT okay to bother with an Icelandic course. C’mon, Duolingo! You guys are brilliant! Those old Pimsleur cassette tapes just ain’t cutting it no more.

May 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/wliverno
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Hi guys, it looks like language drops (https://languagedrops.com) added icelandic to their app in November. Definitely not great for grammar, but good for some vocabulary (at least until duolingo Icelandic can happen :P). Currently I use the free version, which gives you 10 minutes of lessons a day and that isn't much, but it is a good addon thing to other language programs. Plus it does the pictures+icelandic word without showing the english every time, which happens to work better for me.

May 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Nessasaur

Can’t believe Duolingo has two fictional languages, but misses out on the modern version of the language that was spoken by the Vikings!!! Please reach out to your Icelandic contacts to see if anyone can help

September 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RobertHarp516000

My wife and I are moving to Iceland in two years and we really need help with the language. I love Duolingo and really want to see Icelandic!!!

December 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/elskaisland

I really, really, wanna learn icelandic. Like I've been using icelandic online for years, mango languages through my library, and recently started going through íslenska fyrir alla... It just sucks that there are no classes near me and the lack of TV shows and subbed/dubbed movies in my country... Ordering books from Iceland does cost me a lot of moneeeeeey just for shipping. GAHHHH.

Does anyone recommend a textbook or something? I do know my linguistics prof at my uni does teach Icelandic but really far away from campus so I can't go there... And he came from iceland! Ughhg.

I have dabbled a little in Swedish because I have a friend... But my favorite nordic language is Icelandic followed by Norwegian. I hope both would be offered soon.

October 17, 2014

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You could try Colloquial Icelandic (might also be on the US Amazon for a similar price but didn't check). I've never used the Icelandic one, but I used the Danish one, which is a bit different as all the books in the series are, but I found it helpful
Edit: £27.49 w/ CDs UK amazon, US$52.20 w/ CDs US Amazon

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/SomeDuckInASuit

It is my dream to live in Iceland! I truly do hope they create a course for it here. Instead I'm doing Norwegian as whilst it's not super close, it's the closest language there is.

April 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Iggy80Sweden
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Yes and Swedish:)

April 25, 2017

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I’ve been learning danish for this reason - I heard that in Icelandic schools they teach two foreign languages - English and Danish, so I’m hoping it will be helpful still!

January 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/AalsteinnS1

I´m Icelandic. I don´t think many people here speak Danish fluently. We communicate with Scandinavians mostly in English.

March 4, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Frederik_T.

I'd kill to learn Icelandic on this site. It's mutually intelligible with Old West Norse and nothing draws me more to something than association with my ancestors. I tried learning it through Icelandic Online but I found the site extremely unhelpful. It just spews Icelandic at you like you should already know it, doesn't teach worth a damn.

May 4, 2017

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Actually, it is disputed whether modern-day Icelanders could understand spoken Old Norse. (I think they probably couldn't.) However, Icelandic is much more conservativ than Continental Scandinavian (Swedish / Danish / Norwegian).

December 17, 2018

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People always mean the written language when they talk about mutual intelligibility.

December 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AngieBojangles

I mentioned this on the other thread for Icelandic but this is my number 1 request for Duolingo, and it feels even more important because I've been seeing a lot of articles lately about technology (and English prevalence) killing the Icelandic language:

Icelanders Seek to Keep Their Language Alive and Out of ‘the Latin Bin’ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/22/world/europe/iceland-icelandic-language-linguistics.html

Icelanders Worry That Voice Commands Will Kill Their Native Language http://gizmodo.com/icelanders-worry-that-voice-commands-will-kill-their-na-1794576932

Computers don't even understand it: Icelandic people worrying their language is facing extinction http://nationalpost.com/news/world/computers-dont-even-understand-it-icelandic-people-worrying-their-language-is-facing-extinction/wcm/49f6113c-50fc-4349-a9f6-3bc124e20a33

Please please please consider adding this language, Duolingo!

June 27, 2017

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That's so sad. Such a beautiful and well preserved langauge shouldn't be allowed to die. ;(

November 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Cezardeoribeiro

Please someone that seriously know this such a extraordianary Language help us learn it by creating a course here in Duolingo!!

August 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/NeonSam

This has been made as the official Icelandic page, so come on everyone thumbs up and comment on this post so we can add Icelandic!

July 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Bella1549D

I think Icelandic would be so cool to learn as Iceland has so much interesting nature. I also think Icelandic would't be too hard to learn. it won't be easy though. I find it so annoying how Duolingo has put High Valyrian and other made-up languages in the incubator before real languages with lots of support.

July 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/JadeAgenant

I want to learn icelandic in duolingo!

My partner is Icelandic, (I'm dutch, and we live in Holland) and he is learning Dutch on duolingo. And I think the dutch course is really good! And I refreshed my Italian here also.

And the icelandic courses on other websites (like http://icelandiconline.is/ ) are not even cutting it close to the ones on duolingo.

So I vote for Icelandic on duolingo! And i'm sure my partner would be willing to volenteer contribute to it!

October 16, 2017

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Icelandic please.

November 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Arkadios200
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Ég er að læra íslensku með icelandiconline.com. Það er góð vefsíða.

November 28, 2017

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how many interested would-be icelandic speakers does duolingo want before they begin development on an icelandic module?

what if a school in iceland volunteered to supply material as a school project? would that help?

December 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/laurcwells

I also really want icelandic! please give it to us!

December 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/laurcwells

if you want it, hit the up arrow on the first comment

December 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/zharoze4life

I hope we get Icelandic.... It's been three years!!

December 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/LarisaWilliamson

I am adding my vote too - please add Icelandic Duolingo!

December 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/LittleCatz

I want it too!

December 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Alan62426

I would also like to learn Icelandic.

January 7, 2018

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I give my vote to Icelandic!

January 11, 2018

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I'm an Icelander and I'd be willing to contribute to making this course happen, assuming of course the workload wouldn't be all on me and/or "too much". That's one reason why I have kind of shied away from suggesting it up until now on Duolingo but if enough people would be willing and able to contribute I might be able to lend a helping hand. :p Maybe the Duolingo team can assemble a list of potential contributors? At least this way I could give back to Duolingo for it's awesome language platform. P:

January 13, 2018

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Have my lingot. If anything, I wouldn't mind testing it, I am in love with Iceland. I am pretty good with reporting stuff :D . When I saw there was a discussion about it, I was in awe...

January 15, 2018

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Contributors to an Icelandic Duolingo course certainly seem to be lurking around here somewhere:

KianLamar: "After searching several posts about the progress of an Icelandic for English speakers course being made, it looks to me like a lot of people said that they could help." - https://www.duolingo.com/comment/12943887

January 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Vaprrenon

Has Duo contacted any of you at all, or made any visible effort to create a course? From the outside looking in it feels like I see a number of people willing to contribute, but no movement :(

August 6, 2018

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I think this is the place to sign up: https://incubator.duolingo.com/courses/is/en/status

November 24, 2018

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joining in on the Icelandic craze :)

January 15, 2018

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Me too, Icelandic is beatiful languge just like the country :)

January 28, 2018

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Já! Ég er að læra íslensku. Icelandic on Duolingo would significantly help keep me on top of my progress in Icelandic and I would use this site so much more.

February 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/koep2000
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Ég vil að læra íslensku! I've had a long fascination with Scandinavian languages and culture. Icelandic is definitely my favorite language by far though. Recently I've been using Icelandic on line and I love it to death, but I feel it's still a little lacking compared to what a Duo course would be like. Everyone we all must band together and save this beautiful language!

February 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Guillaume2592
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Have my vote !

February 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DumblyDouner

It'd be fantastic. (:

February 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ErikNilsson0
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I want

March 12, 2018

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KianLamar also started a discussion ICELANDIC. For icelandic with 407 votes.

March 15, 2018

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I went through the free course taught by Alaric Hall and found it very helpful: https://alarichall.org.uk/teaching/modern_icelandic.php

In combination with listening to icelandic talk radio (http://radio.is:443/saga.m3u), I learned a lot and it took me about 3-4 months to get through all of the podcasts (repeating lessons until I had somewhat mastered the material). I also did the icelandiconline courses, which helped with mastering the alphabet, but it wasn't the best format and it was hard to practice older lessons. I recommend the Bjargir course at least from that website.

(but also a duolingo course would be great of course please :)

March 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Chiikakian

Omgg yes pls :O i need a lesson! XD

March 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Alex372643
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Pleaseee! I can't find a free icelandic course that I like

April 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RakshaMia

I would sign up for such a course in a heartbeat!

April 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/JedidiahSm1

Another vote for Icelandic, please! The similarities with Old Norse would really help us English speakers with reading / researching the sagas. ;-) Thank you!

September 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Toribell27

They have two fictional languages on their app now, it wouldn't hurt them to add Icelandic! Please add Icelandic. A beautiful language for a beautiful country

September 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/JamesKeen7

I loved Iceland and the Icelandic language. It would be great to learn it on Duolingo.

December 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Delorme.
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Ég borða kjöt !

January 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Kaitlin.Happy

I'd love to learn Icelandic through duolingo, I'm a medieval studies student and will probably have to learn Icelandic at some point in the future due to most of the texts for northern Europe being written in it.

January 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Nurimeelne
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i'm faroese :) and i'm bilingual with icelandic , i could help to create a course ^^

January 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/NoNameNoFace

It is a beautiful language and very close to old Norse. I would like this.

June 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/thbarbiere

You definitely have my vote! I also want to learn icelandic! I hope Duolingo hear our call! :)

June 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/daguipa
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I am voting for an Icelandic course too. It would be great.

June 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/FilippoDeF

me too!

June 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/simon616691

Add my vote

July 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/bobthesane

Yes please! My area of interest is North Germanic languages and Icelandic along with Faroese is the one that ties modern language to Old Norse - another language I'd be interested in.

July 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/msw0665

I want Icelandic on Duolingo as well!

July 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/hishteym
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This is the Duolingo course I am most looking forward to. I hope it gets made someday!

July 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Lyterat

Me too

August 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexaG43

I would love to learn Icelandic! Right now I'm using an app called "Drops" but it gives you limited time and only vocab, not how to construct sentences. Icelandic is such an amazing and fun language!

August 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/kitsune1977
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i want learn icelandic too...news??

August 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/xDJ357x
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Yes please, Icelandic for English speakers please! Or even for German speakers, I could live with that :D

August 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ScottKBeck
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Yes bring us Icelandic duolingo

August 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Ava_Durovey

I want to learn Icelandic. I want to travel their abroad for a semester in college to train the horses their. I went a few months ago and even though most spoke decent english, it was still hard to communicate sometimes. I think it would be great if I could learn icelandic on duolingo!

August 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/bobthesane

Going to work in Iceland would likely provide more training in Icelandic than any online course, Memrise has a few Icelandic courses to take and can get you started with basic vocabulary.

August 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Thebenmix11

This was 4 years ago... And still :(

September 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Swirlpuffy

I'd love to learn icelandic!!

September 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Toribell27

It's been 4 years and still no Icelandic. I really wish to learn Icelandic

September 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/eabuchholz

YES YES A MILLION TIMES YES!!!

September 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/BenBenson76

Yes please, Icelandic would be great. There must be many Icelanders who would welcome all this interest in their language!

October 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Flint353541

i would love to learn icelandic

October 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ramonaohmymy

I second, third, and fourth this motion! Please please please bring Icelandic to Duolingo, its my only target language not on here!

October 13, 2018

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Please consider adding the Icelandic language I am trying to teach myself the language and very little learning material appears to be available

October 22, 2018

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Why is Icelandic not on! If the natives are worried their language is dying, surely they would want to help by making courses here on Duolingo!? You have such a beautiful language and country Iceland. Please allow us the opportunity to preserve your language :c

November 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Regina30464

I want to learn Icelandic too!!! <3

November 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/CelticJasen

I'm yet another person who would love to learn Icelandic on Duolingo. Here's to hoping they get an Icelandic course soon.

November 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/sboy2

Pleeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaasssssssseeeeeee

November 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/gkloucaus

I want to learn icelandic too ^__^

December 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/BjornDanbolt

Would have been wonderful to learn Icelandic at Duolingo

January 3, 2019

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Did you use another program, or would an Icelandic course on DuoLingo still be of use to you? I find it to be a good review in some languages where I have some learning gaps.

January 3, 2019

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    I would love this.

    January 21, 2019

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    I’d enjoy learning Icelandic as well!

    January 26, 2019

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    Please add Icelandic! I’ve found other apps offering wording, but nothing that helps with phrasing, grammar & pronociation the way Duolingo does - and there’s not really options around for IRL lessons the way there may be for French or German (in the UK) so it would be incredibly useful if you offered Icelandic lessons and I’d definitely get a premium account we’re that the case. Thanks!

    January 28, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/LarsFrisk

    YES Someone please make a course

    February 9, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/DovahkiinAlex

    Pleeeeeease add Icelandic, I WANT to learn Icelandic soooooo bad. My greatest thanks to everyone who has been contributing to the Icelandic courses!

    February 9, 2019

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    An Icelandic course would be nice

    February 17, 2019

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    Icelandic is another language I really want to learn! I'd love it if it came to Duolingo!

    February 21, 2019

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    We all want to learn the closest language to Old Norse!

    March 4, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/AalsteinnS1

    I´m from Iceland. I asked DL to let me contribute to an Icelandic course for English speakers. They never answered me. It´s cool to see so many people interested in our language.

    March 4, 2019

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    Did you apply through this website? https://incubator.duolingo.com/courses/is/en/status

    March 17, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/AalsteinnS1

    Yes

    March 17, 2019

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    I am voting YES for Icelandic!

    March 17, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/z4ever

    For the love of god Duolingo. Add the language already it cant be that hard. As far as i can tell, plenty of people want to help. You have a couple of fictional languages, but you struggle to add the most beautiful one? I love you guys but c'mon! :)

    March 23, 2019, 5:32 AM
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