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Course Overview

This course explores all aspects of Gaelic grammar and helps students achieve accuracy in their own written and oral Gaelic.  This interactive class is taught for one hour per week over both semesters.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No

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Course Description

This one-hour seminar will consolidate and develop aspects of Gaelic grammar previously taught and will introduce new advanced concepts. Students will be expected to complete weekly language assignments - either in writing or in the language laboratory. The course will develop accuracy in grammar both in writing and in oral production.

Further Information & Notes

Available for all students doing Gaelic in level 3.

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: 1 two-hour examination (60%) and continuous assessment (4 language exercises) (40%).

Resit: 1 two-hour examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

Weekly assignments are set, both within the class and as self-study. These are used formatively to allow students to build up an understanding of how to address their existing weaknesses in the language.


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.

Course Learning Outcomes


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