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GH1008: GAELIC LANGUAGE 1A (2014-2015)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

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
  • 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.

Further Information & Notes

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

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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.


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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