Why the heck I’m dealing with Icelandic?

It’s been almost four months that I officially settled down in Iceland. To be honest, icelandic IS a hard bone! It’s more difficult than I expected. I thought that my French would help, actually it confuses me more. The words are never the same depends on the context, it has four cases, it’s one of the oldest language ever existed, it hasn’t been changed a lot since thousand year, the pronunciation is strange, brief, it is a difficult language. Sometimes, I even ask myself, why the heck I’m learning it? Because it’s “cool” for a Chinese speaking icelandic? Because then I can understand the Sigur Rós songs? Because it’s mystic? No, because I am in Iceland and to learn the local language is also to show your volunteer integrate into the society, because I want to and I’ll not give up! After all, it’s just a language, isn’t it?

20130128-131443.jpg
View from our living room

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s