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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

A level 3 Gaelic language class for students not taking Honours in Gaelic.  The course is topic based and will enable students to deal with a large range of subjects in Gaelic. The course also develops students' generic writing and oral skills.  The course runs over both semesters.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Full Year Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Michelle MacLeod

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 3

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Course Description

2 two-hour classes per week and independent study. One class will focus on oral communicative skills, and the other will develop competencies in the written language in a variety of different registers. Students will be required to complete regular assignments, to study independently and to study tapes and videos in the language centre.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Continuous assessment (100%): six written language exercises (60%) and oral exam (40%).

Resit: 1 three-hour written examination (60%) and one oral examination (40%).

Formative Assessment

Formative assessment is based on a folio of written work and a profile of oral class work.


Students are given feedback in written form on a weekly basis, on work submitted in class. Feedback is also offered verbally to individuals and to the whole class in all classes.

Course Learning Outcomes


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