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GH3022: GAELIC LANGUAGE A (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

A level three Gaelic language course for students taking honours Gaelic. The course runs over both semesters and is topic based, enabling students to develop their ability to deal with a large range of subjects in Gaelic. The course also develops students' generic writing and oral skills.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Full Year Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor M Macleod

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 3

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

4 one-hour classes per week. Two classes will focus on oral communicative skills; one will focus on grammar and the other one will develop competencies in the written language in a variety of different registers. Students will be required to complete regular assignments and to study independently. 


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Language Seminars during University weeks 8 - 18, 25 - 34, 38
  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 8 - 18, 25 - 34, 38

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Oral Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

10-minute oral assessment.

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.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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4x language exercises (20% each)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 80
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

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.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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