Irish Gaelic 3: Module 1

Course Dates: 27/09/22 - 06/12/22
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Location: Online
Tutors: 
Building on foundations set in Irish 2, 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 £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00

Course Code: LRG301

Available start dates 

Tue, eve, 27 Sep - 06 Dec '22

Duration: 10 sessions (over 11 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course is intended for learners who have studied Irish for 2 years, or who have an equivalent 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?

- Background and Where You Live
- The Family
- Expressing Opinions and Agreement/Disagreement.

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

- Confidently navigate between past, present and future tenses in casual conversation.
- Express and expand on opinions of books, films, holiday destinations etc.
- Feel an increased confidence in your pace, pronunciation and aural comprehension.
- Feel that you have deepened and developed your vocabulary on the Family and subjects relating to your locality.

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

This course is intended for those who have completed Irish Gaelic 3: Module 2 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?

Gaeilge Gan Stró- Lower Intermediate (ISBN: 978-0-9563614-1-7) and an Irish-English dictionary (online or hardcopy).

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

Irish 3: Module 2.

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.