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GH1008: GAELIC LANGUAGE 1A (2014-2015)

Last modified: 02 Sep 2014 11:08


Course Overview

A course for students with Higher Learner Gaelic (or a similar 'learner' qualification). This course assumes a reasonable knowledge of Gaelic and will develop oral and written language skills.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study Yes
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Michelle MacLeod

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) Gaelic at Grade A
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) Gaelic at Grade A1/A2/A/B3/B4/B
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) Gaelic at Grade A1
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) Gaelic at Grade A2
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) Gaelic at Grade B
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) Gaelic at Grade B3
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) Gaelic at Grade B4
  • Programme Level 1

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will develop receptive and productive language skills through weekly classes which will focus respectively on written language, grammar and oral language.

Further Information & Notes

This course may NOT be included as part of a graduating curriculum with GH 1001, GH 1007, or GH 1009.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MA Mathematics with Gaelic
  • MA Scottish Studies

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: In-course assessment (30%) (3 language exercises), oral examination (20%) and examination (50%).
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (66%) and 1 oral examination (34%).

Formative Assessment

6 formative assessments of different aspects of written Gaelic language.

Feedback

The above assessments are given CAS marks, and written or verbal feedback is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in both written language classes and oral classes.

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