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Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This course follows on from GH2009 and is for people who started learning in their first year.  It continues to develop a range of linguistic competencies in written and oral language.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study Yes

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Course Description

The course will place special emphasis on the grammatical structure of the language by extending and developing grammatical knowledge previously acquired. Grammar sessions will concentrate on the acquisition of new structures and concepts with an opportunity being given to consolidate grammar learnt through translation and comprehension exercises. Confidence in speaking the language will also be developed through a variety of approaches and materials.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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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: Continuous Assessment (20%); Oral Assessment (20%); Two-hour written examination (60%).

Resit: The Resit assessment will consist of a two-hour written examination (70%) and an oral examination (30%).

Formative Assessment

4 formative assessments on different aspects of written Gaelic. These four pieces of work will form the basis of the continuous assessment(20%).


The above assessments are given CAS marks and written feedback. General verbal feedback is given in class. Additional written and/or verbal feedback is given on an individual basis as required.

Course Learning Outcomes


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