Irish Gaelic 2: module 1
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Keeley Street
Suitable if you have studied Irish for at least a year.
Course Code: LRG21
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Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
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What is the course about?
This course intent to develop your speaking and listening elementary skills as well as exploring some cultural aspects.
What will we cover?
- Talking about the future
- Making plans and arrangements for daily life and travel.
- Clothes & Shopping.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- use the future tense to make plans and arrange travel.
- Use an identify words and phrases around the topic of clothing and shopping.
- Feel more confident in everyday casual conversation.
Please note that outcomes may change depending on pace and particular interests of class.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is intended for those who have completed Irish Beginners: Module 3 or who have studied Irish for a year. If you are a speaker of Irish who is coming back to the language after a while it may also be suitable. Contact the languages department for more information if you are unsure of your level.
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?
The course book used will be: Gaeilge Gan Stró- Beginners (ISBN: 978-0-9563614-4-8).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Irish Gaelic 2: Module 2 in January.
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.
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