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Today it's been raining for hours.todayÍ dag hashefur rainedrignt for hoursklukkustundum saman. Large puddles cover the streets and the earth is soaked with water.largeStórir puddlespollar coverþekja the streetsgöturnar andog the earth, the dirtmoldin is soakedgegnsósa (is soaked) ofaf watervatni. Because of the disaster, the earthworms are forced to flee their homes.disastersHamfaranna (disasters) because ofvegna become forced toneyðast the earthwormsánamaðkarnir totil to escape, to fleeað flýja homeheimili theirsín. A long and ard harsh journey is what comes next.að taka viðto be up next, to come after that“to take to”next comes, after that comesVið tekur longlangt andog harsh, arduousstrangt journeyferðalag. Most of them drown on the way, but some of them are able to get all the way up to the surface.MostFlestir drowndrukkna oná the wayleiðinni anden someeinhverjir are able to getkomast allalla wayleið up onupp á the surfaceyfirborðið.
From Ánamaðkar by Magnús Jochum
It also includes a simple flashcard game that uses spaced repetition to assist you in building a deeper active vocabulary. Intended to be be used daily, the game’s 2,000 words and sentences focus on giving you a feel for idiomatic language use and grammar. Suitable for beginners up to the B2 level. Includes 600 audio recordings.
The introductory course is an explanatory companion to the vocabulary game and covers the first 20% of the beginner (A1) level.