Hello, I am… Do you speak…?

Part of dialogue from online language lesson:

Halló! Ég heiti Gísli. Hvað heiti þú?

Ég heiti Susan.

Talar þú íslensku?

Ég er að læra íslensku.

Translation:

Hello! I am Gisli. What is your name?

I am Susan.

Do you speak Icelandic?

I am learning Icelandic.

 

Question: Should you asked and tell names before you ask if they speak a language? 

Second question: Shouldn’t it be clear if someone speaks a language after they speak it?

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