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GH1013: GAELIC LANGUAGE 1A (2019-2020)

Last modified: 28 Aug 2019 09:08


Course Overview

This is a Gaelic language course for students who are relatively fluent in the language already and have studied it to at least Higher in school (Higher Gaelic or Gàidhlig) or have studied it to a similar level elsewhere. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study Yes
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Michelle Macleod
  • Teaching Fellow Alexander Macdonald

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) Gaelic at Grade A
  • 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
  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Course Aims

The course aims to provide a structured reinforcement and development of existing language competences. ?The course will give students a stepping-stone between school-level language and professional and academic language.

Main Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will have an enhanced knowledge and understanding of the Gaelic language. Students will have a better and more confident grasp of fundamental language structures and spelling and will be able to communicate effectively in a wider range of scenarios.

Specifically they will have the ability to manipulate 2 irregular verbs; use the nominative and dative cases accurately; and will be able to use most prepositions accurately. They will have practised writing on a range of key topics. They will have the ability to participate in an academic discourse in Gaelic on two topics. They will have improved their ability to talk formally and informally in Gaelic and they will have the ability to use appropriate reference works and other sources of information.

 

Course Content

 

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


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
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Learning Outcomes
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Feedback

The above assessments are given CGS 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.

Word Count
Learning Outcomes
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2x language exercises (10% each)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Feedback

The above assessments are given CGS 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.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Feedback

The above assessments are given CGS 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.

Word Count
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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2x language exercises (10% each)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

The above assessments are given CGS 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.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Course Learning Outcomes

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