Irish Gaelic 2: module 1

Course Dates: 26/09/22 - 05/12/22
Time: 12:00 - 13:30
Location: Online
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Building on foundations set in Irish beginners, students will explore a variety of topics, using a variety of tenses, with a continuing emphasis on the spoken language.
Suitable if you have studied Irish for at least a year.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00

Course Code: LRG21

Available start dates 

Mon, day, 26 Sep - 05 Dec '22

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.

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?

- 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.

William Brady

William Brady is a lecturer at St Mary’s University, Twickenham and is from Dublin. In 2019 he received his PhD in English Literature from Trinity College Dublin and has presented his research in Ireland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Croatia. He writes and lectures on contemporary literature, war writing, and psychogeography. A passionate Gaeilgeoir, he is on the committee of Conradh na Gaeilge i Londain, which promotes and organises events relating to Irish language and culture in London. He is also a contributor to the Nuacht Mhall podcast, which delivers news and current affairs at a gentle pace for learners of the Irish language.

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.