Irish Gaelic 2: module 3

Course Dates: 28/04/22 - 07/07/22
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Location: Online
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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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Started Thu, day, 28 Apr - 07 Jul '22

Duration: 10 sessions (over 11 weeks)

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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?

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?

Based on tutor own'material.

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

Gaelic 3: module 1 in September 2022.

Niall Culligan

Niall is a teacher and PhD student at University College London and originally from Co. Clare. 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, and is currently completing a thesis on the works of James Joyce. His classes focus on Irish as a living, modern, ever-changing language, with a particular emphasis on conversation.

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.