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Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

A course for students with Higher Gàidhlig (or similar native speaker qualification). This course will develop oral and written language skills and will introduce students to Gaelic literary studies.  This course is taught in Gaelic. 

Course Details

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

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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. One hour a week will be devoted to studying Gaelic poetry.

Further Information & Notes

This course may NOT be included as part of a graduating curriculum with GH 1007 or GH 1008.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

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

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

6 formative assessments of different aspects of written Gaelic language.


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.

Course Learning Outcomes


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