Learn Faroese – originating from a “fairytale landscape,” the Faroe Islands, and spoken by only about 66,000 people in the world
Learn Faroese and join the exclusive club of 66,000; 45,000 of whom reside on the Faroe Islands and 21,000 in other areas, mainly Denmark.
One of five languages descended from Old West Norse spoken in the Middle Ages, the others being Norwegian, Icelandic, and the extinct Norn and Greenlandic Norse, Faroese is the official language of the Faroe Islands and recognised minority language in Denmark. Faroese has the feature of contrasting aspirated and unaspirated stops. This vocal language, created by the ancient Norse settlers in the Islands, is the last of its kind. Learn this amazing language and breath the ancient literature and culture of the Old West Norse.
With our Faroese Starter Microlearning Course, you can: