Whether you require a personalised, one to one Icelandic course at our London training centre or an in-company Icelandic course at your offices, Communicaid can provide you and your organisation with a language course that meets your needs. Through our training centres in London , Paris , Frankfurt and New York providing countrywide coverage and partner organisations worldwide, Communicaid is uniquely placed to be your local, national and international training partner for Icelandic courses.
Why take an Icelandic course in London ? Our Icelandic courses are highly personalised and designed to improve your Icelandic communication skills, whether your focus is social, business, financial, diplomatic or legal. Upon completing your Icelandic course with Communicaid here in London , you will have the confidence to communicate in Icelandic with colleagues, clients and suppliers.
Location: In addition to our Icelandic courses in London , we are also able to provide Icelandic language training courses worldwide via our training centres and global partners.
Benefits of our Icelandic language course
A Communicaid Icelandic course will provide you with the ability to:
- Build rapport and strengthen relationships with Icelandic-speaking colleagues and clients through a show of interest in the Icelandic language and culture
- Interact more confidently when visiting Iceland or dealing with Icelandic speakers
- Demonstrate good will and facilitate international communication at both a personal and organisational level
Who should attend our Icelandic school
A Communicaid Icelandic course is suitable for:
- Anyone planning to relocate to Iceland and requiring an Icelandic course as part of their pre-assignment preparation
- Business professionals conducting business regularly with Icelandic speakers who wish to build rapport and strengthen relationships by attending an Icelandic course
- Government and non-governmental agency representatives working in Iceland who need to be able to communicate at all levels
Icelandic course overview
The content and format of your Icelandic course will depend on your profession, proficiency in Icelandic and objectives. Whether beginner, survival, intermediate or advanced, key areas covered in all our Icelandic courses include:
- Spoken fluency
- Listening skills
- Pronunciation and accent
- Reading skills
- Telephone skills in Icelandic
- Email skills in Icelandic
- Sector-specific terminology
- Presentation & negotiation skills
Communicaid's Icelandic courses are available seven days a week, 365 days a year. Courses take place between 08:00 and 20:00 although training is also available outside of these hours upon request.
Suitable tailored and published Icelandic course materials will be used throughout, with recommendations on self-study material and extra reading made at the beginning and during your Icelandic course.
We offer a variety of training formats for your Icelandic course - from intensive, weeklong courses to extensive, modular lessons. Appropriate formats will be discussed during your diagnostic consultancy.
Icelandic course trainer
Every Communicaid Icelandic trainers is a native speaker with at least 3 years’ professional Icelandic training experience. In addition to relevant academic and linguistic qualifications and experience, many of our Icelandic trainers also possess considerable exposure and expertise in the professional world.
Your Icelandic trainer will be assigned to you following the results of your diagnostic consultancy according to your objectives and areas of focus. Below please find a sample profile of one of our Icelandic trainers.
ES has over 15 years of language training experience, both as a private tutor and corporate consultant. She graduated from the University of Akureyri Iceland with a BA in Modern Studies and a focus in Icelandic Communication.
ES relocated to the UK in 2004 and has since worked with Communicaid training professionals in Icelandic language and communication.
Íslenska - Facts about the Icelandic language
Icelandic is the official language of Iceland . There are approximately 300,000 native speakers of Icelandic worldwide, the majority of whom reside in Iceland . However, there are localised pockets of Icelandic speakers also located within the US and Canada .
Icelandic belongs to the North Germanic branch of the Indo-European family of languages. It is directly related to Old Norse and Old English and among living languages today is thought to be most closely related to Faroese and Norwegian.
A particular characteristic of Icelandic is that it is a very uniform language and is without dialects.
The Icelandic alphabet is based on the Latin script, comprises 32 letters and includes the letters Þ, Ð, Æ and Ö. The letters C, Q, W and Z are also used but only in foreign loanwords.