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GH2013: GAELIC LANGUAGE 2A (2020-2021)

Last modified: 19 Jul 2020 17:30

Course Overview

This is the first half of the second year Gaelic language course for students who are relatively fluent in the language already and have studied it to at least Higher in school (Higher Gaelic or Gàidhlig) or similar level.  It follows on from GH1513. It continues to develop accuracy in the language and increases usage across a wider variety of domains.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Mr Alexander Macdonald

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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Course Description

The course aims to enhance students' command of the formal structures of the Gaelic language at morphological and syntactic levels, as well as reinforcing their knowledge of the phonological and orthographic systems within the language. The course is designed to prepare students for the study of Gaelic language and literature at Honours level and builds on what was achieved in Gaelic Language 1b.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Language Seminars during University weeks 8 - 18

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

2x Grammar Assessments (15% each)

2x 400 word language writing assesments (15% each)

End of course language test (40%)

Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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