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GH 2507
GAELIC LANGUAGE 2B
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: TBC

Pre-requisite(s): GH 2007 Gaelic Language 2A.

Note(s): Not to be included in the same graduating curriculum as GH 2508 or GH 2505.

This course builds on the work of GH 2007 Gaelic Language 2A. Each week, students will take one hour of formal language work, one hour of language extension work and one hour in an aural/oral class. The formal language work will be designed to increase students' confidence in using higher-register language and will help students to improve their knowledge and understanding of accurate models of morphological and syntactic structures. The extension work will typically include reading texts, translation and writing about a wide range of topics in preparation for Honours study. The oral/aural class will involve natural conversation, discussion, debate, role play, monologue, presentations, etc. in addition to listening to tape-and-text materials, transcription and other exercises designed to improve students' understanding of authentic language.

3 one-hour language classes per week.

1st Attempt: In-course assessment (3 language exercises) (30%), oral examination (20%) and examination (50%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (70%) and an oral examination (30%).