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Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This Gaelic reading course is offered in conjunction with GH1007 Gaelic for Beginners 1A. 

It aims to improve your vocabulary, fluency and command of language structures through practising reading out loud and through reading comprehension exercises. 

The course is aimed primarily at those students who aim to become fluent in Gaelic and who expect to continue with Gaelic to degree level. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 7.5 credits (3.75 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Marsaili MacLeod

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Course Description

The course will develop understanding, fluency and the ability to use the language correctly through the study of a range of written materials, including authentic texts. It will encourage written and oral reflection using basic Gaelic sentence structures.

Further Information & Notes

This course can only be taken by students also studying Gaelic for Beginners Course 1A (GH1007).

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: 100% based on 4 excercises Resit: Examination (100%), comprising translation and comprehension excercises based on two set texts.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.


Feedback is given verbally in class to give students an indication of progress. All formal assessments will be given a CAS mark together with written and verbal feedback.

Course Learning Outcomes


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