Fun Facts about Ireland, the Irish & their Language

Course Dates: 07/12/20
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Online

A fun & fast session to find out the best kept secrets about Ireland, the Irish & their Language. Expect to learn some basic Irish words & find out a thing or two about Ireland you didn't know before!

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.


What is the course about?

Learn basic Irish sentences and discover aspects of the rich Irish culture.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Basic sentences in Irish.
Irish traditions around Christmas and other occasions.
Short Irish legends.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- greet people
- introduce yourself
- talk about Irish festivities
- understand Irish traditions.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

complete beginners.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be asked to participate actively in plenary, small groups or pairs activities. You will be asked to repeat words and sentences.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

based on tutor's own material.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Irish beginners courses.

Tutor Biographies
Clare O’Sullivan

Clare O’ Sullivan is an Irish Gaelic teacher who was born and grew up in the southeast of Ireland. She holds a BA in Irish and French and has a PGDE. She has worked in secondary schools in Ireland and Irish Centres in London and has also taught online to private students. Clare is passionate about her native language, as she understands that it depends on the effort of the people to secure its future. She also likes the fact that it is a fun, interesting and unusual language that offers a challenge to learners. What she likes about adult students is their willingness to get stuck in, collaborate with their classmates and work together as a group. It’s always a team effort!

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

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Course Code: XDLRG1

Full Mon, eve, 07 Dec - 07 Dec '20

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £10.00
Senior fee: £10.00
Concession: £10.00

Please note: We offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. Just visit our online Help Center for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.