Scottish Gaelic post intermediate: module 1
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LE311
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
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What is the course about?
Consolidation of the basic grammar with the intention of building students' communication skills.
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?
Descriptive language; express opinions; express likes and dislikes; develop to read in Gaelic; cope with Gaelic in the media, including listening to popular songs.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- have some knowledge of Gaelic literature
- improve reading in Gaelic.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Students should have studied Gaelic for about two to three years or have equivalent knowledge.
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level
You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.
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 and hand-outs.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
You will also read a book in this class (more information will be provided by your tutor when the course starts).
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on tutor's own material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Gaelic post intermediate: module 2.