Irish Gaelic 3: module 1
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LRG31
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Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
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.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
- Topics will be decided by the tutor in conjunction with the learners.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Course objectives will be decided based on the level of the learners.
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.
Clare O’ Sullivan is an Irish Gaelic teacher who was born and grew up in the southeast of Ireland. She holds a BA in Irish and French and has a PGDE. She has worked in secondary schools in Ireland and Irish Centres in London and has also taught online to private students. Clare is passionate about her native language, as she understands that it depends on the effort of the people to secure its future. She also likes the fact that it is a fun, interesting and unusual language that offers a challenge to learners. What she likes about adult students is their willingness to get stuck in, collaborate with their classmates and work together as a group. It’s always a team effort!
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.