Irish Gaelic 2: module 3

Course Dates: 19/04/21 - 05/07/21
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: Online
Tutors: 
Intended for learners who have studied Irish for approximately a year and a half, or who have an equivalent level, students will explore a variety of topics, using a variety of tenses, with a continuing emphasis on the spoken language.
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 £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £97.00

Course Code: LRG23

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Mon, day, 19 Apr - 05 Jul '21

Duration: 10 sessions (over 12 weeks)

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or call 020 7492 2644

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What is the course about?

Focusing mainly on oral communication, this course will help you to communicate more comfortably in Irish at a lower intermediate level.

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?

- Health, body & wellbeing

- Around the house

- Development of present/past/future tenses.

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

- Feel confident using phrases on the topic of body & health

- Express emotions and feelings using clear and simple language

- Have a basic knowledge of useful, practical language for everyday living at home & around the house.

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

This course is intended for those who have completed Irish 2: Module 2 or who have studied Irish for over 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?

- Through demonstration of drawing and painting methods
- Practical drawing and painting exercises
- One to one tutoring
- Pair and group discussion
- Personal research tasks
- Slideshows, hand-outs and other practical learning resources.

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




Basic materials that you will need:
Pencil, paper, eraser, pencil sharpener, 20 sheets cartridge paper e.g. 120gms A4 or A3
Brushes of a few different sizes that you’d like to use
2 clean jars or yoghurt pots for water
acrylic paint – suggested colours: zinc/mixing white, titanium white, lemon yellow, cadmium yellow, yellow ochre, cadmium red, alizarin crimson or crimson, cobalt blue, ultramarine blue, brown, black. A basic set is also fine.
approx. 10 sheets of paper e.g. 300gms A2 or A3

Additional/Optional materials:
Charcoal, coloured pastels or pencils, water-soluble graphite
Gesso primer.

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

There are a number of ideal courses to follow on to, for example, 'The complete painting course part 1: beginners',
'Painting 1', 'Painting 2' ' Develop your drawing and painting', ' Painting and the creative imagination', 'Ways into
abstract painting'.

Niall O'Siadhail

Niall is a language teacher and activist from County Tyrone. He first studied Irish at secondary school, and went on to study Modern Irish, Old Irish and Irish Folklore at University College Dublin. Since moving to London in 2008 he has worked as an English and Irish teacher, teaching adults from around the world. The cultural context of the Irish language is always a key element in his classes. Niall is also a founder member and current Chair and Education Officer of Conradh na Gaeilge i Londain, the local branch of an organisation which has been at the heart of the Gaelic Revival and Irish cultural movements in general since 1893. With CnaG LDN he is involved in various projects which aim to help the Irish language community in London grow, including the Saturday school for children and parents, the Gaelic Voices Choir and regular meet-ups for all who wish to learn, practise or socialise with Irish.

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.