Accredited Irish Language Course for visiting students 2019-2020

The aim of the courses below is to give basic knowledge and understanding of Irish to students who have no prior knowledge of the language.  Through these courses, the student’s communicative skills will be developed to enable them to interact through Irish in a range of basic everyday situations.
 
All courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, Level A1-A2.

All Classes will be held in Áras na Gaeilge, an Irish-language centre on campus, that functions through the medium of Irish. Áras na Gaeilge also has an Irish-language restaurant. All classes will be held in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Course materials are included in the price.

All the Courses begin the week commencing September 16, 2019 but you must first register on Monday September 9, 2019 at 2 p.m. in Áras na Gaeilge.

Your choices are as follows:

1. Students staying for ONE semester

A)Irish for Beginners - 5 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)

Module Code: GDT 101.1

Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge is offering an Irish language course aimed at students with no prior knowledge of the Irish language, consisting of one 2 hour class per week. This class will focus on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Assessment Procedures
As well as continuous assessment, course participants will sit an oral and written examination at the end of the semester.

Continuous Assessments
Students will be required to complete 5 assessments during the course.

Fee & Registration
A fee of 30 euro will be payable on registration at 2 p.m. in the Theatre (’An Téatar’) in Áras na Gaeilge on Monday September 9, 2019. 

Provisional class times are as follows:
Tuesday 10.00 a.m. –12.00 noon in Room 104
or
Wednesday 11.00 a.m. – 13.00 p.m. in Room 214
or
Thursday 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon in Room 204

B) Irish for Beginners - 10 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)

Module Code: GDT 102.1 & GDT 103.1

Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge is offering an Irish language course aimed at students with no prior knowledge of the Irish language, consisting of two 2 hour classes per week. These classes will also focus on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Assessment Procedures
As well as continuous assessment course participants will sit an oral and written examination at the end of the semester.

Continuous Assessments
Students will be required to complete 5 assessments during the course.

Fee & Registration
A fee of 60 euro will be payable on registration at 2 p.m. in room 106 in Áras na Gaeilge on Monday, September 9, 2019.

Provisional class times are as follows:

Group 1 (10 ECTS)

Tuesday 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon in Room 106 
and
Thursday  11.00 a.m. – 13.00 p.m. in Room 106 

OR


Group 2 (10 ECTS)
Tuesday 11.00 a.m. – 13.00 p.m. in Room 204 
and
Thursday 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon in Room 211

For further information regarding Irish for Beginners please contact:

Peigí Ní Oibicín
Room 103
Áras na Gaeilge
Phone: 091-493616
email: peigi.nioibicinoegaillimh.ie

Application Forms for Courses A & B


2. Students staying for two semesters

Irish for Beginners (15 ECTS) - Module Codes: GA 110 + GA 111

Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge is offering a one year Irish language course with certification consisting of one 3 hour class per week. This class will also focus on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. 

Assessment Procedures
As well as term assessments (two during the year), course participants will sit an oral and written examination at the end of the academic year. 

Continuous Assessments
Students will be required to complete 10 assessments during the course.

Fee & Registration
A fee of 60.00 Euro will be payable on registration.  Registration for this course will take place at 2 p.m. in room 106 in Áras na Gaeilge on Monday September 9, 2019. Class times will be arranged at registration.

Application form and further information

For further information regarding Irish for Beginners 15 ECTS please contact:
Amanda Ní Fhlatharta 
Oifig an Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge
Room 108
Áras na Gaeilge
Phone: 091-495248
email: caitriona.leatheroegaillimh.ie