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GH3022: GAELIC LANGUAGE A (2017-2018)

Last modified: 01 Jun 2017 08:29


Course Overview

A level three Gaelic language course for students taking honours Gaelic. The course runs over both semesters and is topic based, enabling students to develop their ability to deal with a large range of subjects in Gaelic. The course also develops students' generic writing and oral skills.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Both Sessions Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Michelle MacLeod

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 3

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

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

4 one-hour classes per week. Two classes will focus on oral communicative skills; one will focus on grammar and the other one will develop competencies in the written language in a variety of different registers. Students will be required to complete regular assignments and to study independently. 

Further Information & Notes

This course is designed for honours students.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Gaelic Joint
  • MA Education with Gaelic Studies
  • MA Gaelic Studies
  • MA Languages and Literature of Scotland

Contact Teaching Time

99 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt
  • Four language exercises (20% each)
  • 10-minute oral assessment (20%)

Formative Assessment

Students are assessed formatively throughout both Level 3 and Level 4 Gaelic. This assessment is based on a folio of written work and a profile of oral class performance.

Feedback

Students are given feedback weekly in the form of written corrections to submitted work and advice delivered verbally in class, both to individuals and to the whole class.

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