Gaelic (Scottish)

Learn Gaelic (Scottish) — Online Courses

Gaelic (Scottish) is a Celtic language still spoken in many parts of Scotland with over 87,000 people having knowledge of the language. Although it is the founding language of Scotland, it is thought to originate from Ireland.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

At City Lit we offer opportunities for learning Scottish Gaelic with lessons for all levels. At beginner level we introduce you to the language and culture through basic communication structures and patterns. As you progress to intermediate and advanced level courses, you will improve your elementary knowledge and become a fluent Gaelic speaker. Our expert tutors will help you achieve your goals in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere surrounded by like-minded students.

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  1. Scottish Gaelic beginners taster
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 5 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Morag Traynor
    Come and discover Scottish Gaelic in this lively online taster.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  2. Scottish Gaelic post intermediate: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 25 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Morag Traynor
    Practice and improve your intermediate Gaelic in this lively online course, focusing on speaking and listening skills as well as Gaelic culture, poetry and music. Suitable if you have completed 'Gaelic 2 module 3' (at least two to three years of Gaelic), or have an equivalent level.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
  3. Scottish Gaelic 2: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 25 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Morag Traynor
    Practice and improve your elementary Gaelic in this lively course, focusing on speaking and listening skills as well as Gaelic culture, poetry and music. Suitable if you have completed 'Gaelic beginners' or have studied for at least a year recently.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
  4. Scottish Gaelic beginners: module 1
    Course start date:  Thu 26 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Morag Traynor
    Note that we are running an online taster in September if you would like to experience learning Scottish Gaelic. Search use the course code LET1 for more information.







    Learn to speak Scottish Gaelic in this communicative course. Suitable for complete beginners.



    The course also provides an introduction to Scottish Gaelic culture, poetry and songs. Based initial units of the coursebook 'Progressive Gaelic 1' (see information below).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £149.00
  5. Scottish Gaelic 2: module 2
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Jan 2025

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Morag Traynor
    Suitable if you have completed Gaelic 2 module 1 or studied for at least a year. Practice and improve your elementary Gaelic in this lively course, focusing on speaking and listening skills as well as Gaelic culture, poetry and music. Based on units 13-15 of the coursebook 'Teach Yourself Gaelic'.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
  6. Scottish Gaelic post-intermediate: module 2
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Jan 2025

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Morag Traynor
    Come to enjoy this lively Scottish Gaelic course which focused on developing the understanding of the language as well as looking at the cultural aspects. Practice and improve your elementary Gaelic in this lively course, focusing on speaking and listening skills as well as Gaelic culture, poetry and music.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
  7. Scottish Gaelic beginners: module 2
    Course start date:  Thu 16 Jan 2025

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Morag Traynor
    Suitable if you have completed Gaelic 1: module 1 or have an equivalent level. Learn to speak and understand Gaelic in this communicative course for near beginners. The course also provides an introduction to Gaelic culture, poetry and songs. Based on units 5-8 of the coursebook 'Teach Yourself Gaelic'.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £149.00
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