The Icelandic Struggle : An Adventure in Weak and Strong Adjective Endings

An Icelandic puffin. Image from freeimages.com

The struggle is real. Icelandic adjective endings can be a real pain. Granted, declining adjectives is not an exclusively Icelandic trial. Adjectives that decline for gender, number – and, where applicable, case – crop up in many languages. French, Italian, Russian… Continue reading

DIY mass sentences technique : self-made repetitions for grammar mastery

A vast array of colourful baubles, as varied as your own mass sentences can be. (Picture from freeimages.com)

I’ve talked about the utility of mass sentences previously, including the vast resources at Tatoeba and Glossika. It can be particularly helpful in drilling language patterns through high exposure to model content and multiple repetitions. However, it’s possible to replicate… Continue reading