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GH 1007

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Marsaili MacLeod

Pre-requisite(s): None. 

Co-requisite(s): All students are strongly advised to take GH 1010 Gaelic Reading for Beginners 1A.

Note(s): This course may not be taken by students who qualify for Gaelic Language 1A or any other more advanced courses.

The course will develop a basic understanding of the Gaelic language through focussing on all four linguistic skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening comprehension. Students attend 3 grammar/reading and writing classes per week and attend a further tutorial focusing on oral and aural Gaelic skills (4 hours of class tuition in total). Students are also requested to pursue private study and to submit regular written work.

The oral element also includes a programme of directed study being undertaken by students in the language laboratory.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour examination (60%); Continuous written assessment (20%); Continuous oral/aural assessment (20%).

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