Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir

List of John Benjamins publications for which Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir plays a role.


The Art and Architecture of Academic Writing

Patricia Prinz and Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir

[Not in series, 231] 2021. x, 299 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Communication Studies | Writing and literacy


Arnbjörnsdóttir, Birna 2015 Reexamining Icelandic as a Heritage Language in North AmericaGermanic Heritage Languages in North America: Acquisition, attrition and change, Johannessen, Janne Bondi † and Joseph C. Salmons (eds.), pp. 72–93 | Article
This chapter presents a general description of North American Icelandic (NA Icelandic), a heritage language spoken by a few hundred speakers in language conclaves in the Northern Plains of the United States and Canada. The description is mainly based on studies of the development of Icelandic as a… read more
Arnbjörnsdóttir, Birna and Hafdís Ingvarsdóttir 2014 English at the University of Iceland: Ideology and RealityEnglish in Nordic Universities: Ideologies and practices, Hultgren, Anna Kristina, Frans Gregersen and Jacob Thøgersen (eds.), pp. 179–192 | Article
The Nordic countries have recently experienced increased pressure to adopt English as a language of science, higher education and business, and Iceland is no exception. Although the majority of courses at Icelandic universities are still taught in Icelandic, over 90 percent of all course material… read more