Irish beginners: module 2
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Keeley Street
Course Code: LRG121
Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)
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What is the course about?
The course aims to help students continue to acquire a foundation understanding of the Irish language, and to begin communicating in practical situations with an insight into the Irish culture.
What will we cover?
The course will give students the opportunity to develop their speaking and listening skills. It will cover Irish elementary grammar, spelling system, vocabulary and socio-cultural elements of the language. Topics include: discussing hobbies and free time, ordering food and drinks, past tense of verbs.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Discuss hobbies and free time
- Order food and drinks
- Use verbs in the past tense.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is for those who have completed Irish Gaelic beginners module 1, or who have an equivalent knowledge of the language.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Please, check with your tutor. If any book is recommended, try: Grant and Cutler - www.grantandcutler.com (020 7440 3248).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Irish Gaelic beginners: module 3. Please ask your tutor or check the website for any relevant workshops or courses.
Niall is a literature and Irish language teacher, originally from Co. Clare, Ireland. He has recently received a PhD in English Literature from University College London and has published and presented his research across Europe. His work primarily focuses on Irish literature, rural life, and modernism. He is an active member of Conradh na Gaeilge i Londain, which promotes and organizes events relating to the Irish language in London. He is also a contributor to the Nuacht Mhall podcast, which provides the news through Irish at a gentler pace for learners of the language. He also speaks French and (some!) Italian.
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.