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This course gives students an introduction to the modern Irish language. It covers basic conversation skills, and the structures of the language, through the use of songs, videos and speaking practice in class. It is open to those with little or no knowledge of the language.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course aims to give students an introduction to the grammatical structures of the modern Irish language and basic conversation skills in Irish. It is open to those with little or no knowledge of the language.
Main Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
1. understand the basic grammatical structures of the modern Irish language;
2. read and comprehend simple passages in Irish; and
3. hold basic conversations in Irish.
This course covers the grammatical structures of the modern Irish language at an introductory level, including study of pronunciation and a basic introduction to the differences between the dialects of Irish. Students will be encouraged to practise basic conversation in Irish.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
2x language tests (30% each)
3x translation exercises (10% each)
Oral assessment (10%)
There are no assessments for this course.
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