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GH 3003
ADVANCED GAELIC WRITING FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS - LEVEL 3A
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr M Watson

Pre-requisite(s): Level 2 Gaelic courses for Native Speakers or equivalent.

Co-requisite(s): Gaelic Translation: Theory and Practice for Gaelic Studies Single Honours.

Note(s): Only available for students with Native Speaker Higher or equivalent.

This course builds on Gaelic language classes at Level 1 and Level 2 and complements other language options available at Levels 3 and 4. The course runs all year. Students will attend 1 one-hour seminar per fortnight. This seminar will provide vocabulary for specific linguistic domains, set writing tasks and discuss students' performance in their writing tasks. Students will be required to undertake a directed programme of writing tasks and submit exercises on a fortnightly basis.

This is a course for native speakers, who are all learning at individual rates and who all have distinctive needs and weaknesses in their language. The needs and knowledge of each individual student is addressed by the lecturer, and the course is tailored individually.

1 one-hour seminar per fortnight.

1st Attempt: Level 3: Continuous assessment (100%); four 1,000 word exercises.
Resit: 1 three-hour examination (100%).