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Course Overview

This course continues from GH1010 Gaelic Reading for Beginners 1A. 

The course aims to improve your vocabulary, fluency and command of language structures through study of a wide range of authentic texts.

The course is aimed primarily at those students who plan to continue with Gaelic to degree level or who aim to become fluent in the language. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second 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 command of language structures through the study of a range of written materials, including authentic texts. It will also encourage discussion of materials using basic Gaelic.

Further Information & Notes

This course is only for students studying GH1507 Gaelic for Beginners 1B.

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 four 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 their progress. All formal assessments will be given a CAS mark together with written and verbal feedback.

Course Learning Outcomes


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