Icelandic: A Lesser-Used Language in the Global Community

  title={Icelandic: A Lesser-Used Language in the Global Community},
  author={Halla B. Holmarsdottir},
  journal={International Review of Education},
A small nation in the middle of the North Atlantic, Iceland currently has a population of 265,000 (1996). The Iceland language has changed very little since the island was settled some 11 centuries ago. Despite the relatively small number of people who speak the language and irrespective of the globalisation efforts by the international community, which includes the ever-increasing influence of English worldwide, the Icelandic language and culture are stronger than ever. The current volume and… 


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