- Icelandic teachers on iTalki. Classes are around ISK 3,000 per hour.
- Mímir, classroom – 36 classes for around ISK 46,000. If you live in Iceland and are a part of a labour union, the classes will be subsidized. Online classes start in September and in January.
- Snara.is, a comprehensive online dictionary. Costs $5 per month, but is essential
- BÍN – Icelandic declension and conjugation database (See also BÍN glossary)
- Free Icelandic to English online dictionary
- Free Icelandic to Nordic languages online dictionary
- Memrise courses:
- IcelandicMadeEasier.com, various articles on grammar topics
- Level A1 Learning Icelandic, textbook. ISK 5,200
- Level A1 Learning Icelandic, grammar excercises. ISK 3,000
- Level B1 Sagnasyrpa – texts with exercises. ISK 3,700 (Can not be purchased online)
- Level B2 Bilingual texts from Carry On Icelandic (2004)
- Level A2 Árstíðir (2020) – Short stories for learners of Icelandic ISK 2,900
- Level C1 Donald Duck magazines – these magazines are extremely popular with children in Iceland and Northern Europe. ISK 1,700
Other recommended reading
- About Icelandic culture, from Carry on Icelandic (2004)
- Little Book of Icelanders, about Icelandic culture. USD 19
- List of some books available as both audiobooks and e-books
- All e-books available through Forlagið and Amazon
- All audiobooks available for download through Forlagið
- Storytel, an audiobook subscription service. ISK 2,800 per month. Includes dozens of audiobooks, including Harry Potter in Icelandic.
Audiobooks for children
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- Textbook for 11 year olds in natural sciences [link]
Audiobooks for adults
- Gerpla, Halldór Laxness
- Brekkukotsannáll, Halldór Laxness
- Íslenskur aðall, Halldór Laxness
- Íslandsklukkan, Halldór Laxness
- Kristnihald undir jökli, Halldór Laxness
- Litbrigði jarðarinnar, Ólafur Jóhann Sigurðsson. Buy the physical copy of the book here for ISK 1,900
- Egils saga, radio drama. [link] [link] [link]
- Grímur Skeljungsbani
- Djákninn á Myrká
- Samtalið á klaustri
- Blái hnötturinn (2018)
- Ávaxtakarfan (2013)
- Áfram Latibær (1996)
- Glanni Glæpur í Latabæ (1999)
- Dýrin í Hálsaskógi (2016)
- Karíus og Baktus
- Bugsy Malone
Children’s plays, audio only
- Kardemommubærinn (1970)
- Dýrin í Hálsaskógi (1967)
- Karíus og Baktus (1965)
- Lína Langsokkur (2003)
- Síglaðir söngvarar (1973)
- Galdrakarlinn í Oz (2011)
- Gallsteinar afa Gissa (2019)
- Benedikt Búálfur (2002)
- Ávaxtakarfan (1998)
- Ávaxtakarfan (2013)
- Gosi (2007)
- Hafið bláa (2008)
- Mjallhvít, Rauðhetta (1996)
- Emil í Kattholti (1992)
- Ævintýri Emils (1992)
- Verkstæði jólasveinanna (1973)
- Gulleyjan (2012)
- Kalli á þakinu (2005)
- Level A1 Viltu læra íslensku, has subtitles
- Latibær [link]
- Fairy tales [link] [link] [link]
- Benjamín dúfa
- Palli var einn í heiminum
- Algjör Sveppi og leitin að Villa
- Maður og kona (theatrical play)
- RÚV– Icelandic National Television. Only available in Iceland. Offers content with Icelandic subtitles.
- Sjónvarpsþættir um menningu
- Í ljósi sögunnar (Spotify, iTunes, RÚV) – The most popular Icelandic podcast. A podcast about notable international historical events. The narrator speaks clearly, and the topics might be familiar since they’re international.
- Vísindavarp Ævars (Spotify, iTunes, RÚV) – Scientific podcast for children. The narrator speaks clearly.
- Spegillinn (Spotify, iTunes, Android, RÚV) – News analysis.
- Frjálsar hendur (Spotify) – Deep discussion of history and literature.
- Halldór Armand (Spotify, Android, RÚV) – Short audio essays.
- Já OK (Spotify, iTunes, RÚV) – Two friends born around 1993 discuss various forgotten parts of modern Icelandic culture.
- Skoðanabræður (Spotify, iTunes) – Two brothers born around 1996 discuss random things and youth culture. You will find it difficult to understand them because their speech is so slurred, but it’s great for practising listening skills for colloquial Icelandic.
- Segðu mér (Spotify, iTunes) – Various interviews with famous Icelanders.
- BíóTvíó (Spotify, iTunes, RÚV) – Two friends have the goal of watching every single Icelandic film and discuss it together in their podcast. They have so far watched around 160.
- Tvíhöfði (Spotify, iTunes, RÚV) – A podcast by two comedians that were extremely popular in the 90s.
- Grínland (Spotify)
- Sögur af landi (Spotify, iTunes, RÚV) – Interviews with people around the country.
- Fílalag (Spotify, iTunes, Online) – Discussions of songs, usually American songs.
- Hemmi frændi
- Alvarpið – Publisher of various Podcasts
Classes in real life
- University of Iceland – Diploma (1 year) or bachelor’s (3 years), full-time classes. The classes are fully subsidized by the Icelandic government apart from a yearly ISK 70,000 inscrtiption fee.
- Mímir – 36 classes for around 46,000. If you live in Iceland and are a part of a labour union, the classes will be subsidized.
- Summer classes in Ísafjörður – University Center of the Westfjords
- The Tin Can Factory