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What's it like to learn the language? I've checked out written Icelandic it makes my head spin!

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What's it like to learn the language? I've checked out written Icelandic it makes my head spin!

Yes, the language is hard, which is why I'm still at the coffee ordering stage instead of at the conversing about quantum physics stage of speaking Icelandic. Anyone with a knowledge of German or another Scandinavian language will find it a bit easier. To listen to, and learn a little bit of Icelandic, check out: http://www.hi.is/Apps/WebObjects/HI.woa/wa/dp?detail=1002448&name="hi_is_english_news_item. To listen to Iceland State Radio, RÚV: http://www.ruv.is/main/view.jsp?branch="2580867