Accredited Irish Language Course for visiting students 2017-2018

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 him/her 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 A2.

Íomha Áras na Gaeilge All Classes will be held in Áras na Gaeilge (pictured to the left), an Irish language centre on campus, that functions through the medium of Irish. Áras na Gaeilge is complete with 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 XX 2017 but you must first register on Monday September XX, 2015 at 1p.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 five assessments during the course.

Fee & Registration

A fee of 30 euro will be payable on registration.

Registration for this course will take place at 1 p.m. sharp in the Theatre (’An Téatar’) in Áras na Gaeilge on Monday September 7, 2015. 

Provisional class times are as follows:

Tuesday 10.00–12.00 in Room 104
or
Wednesday 11.00–13.00 in Room 214
or
Thursday 10.00–12.00 in Room 116

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 five assessments during the course.

Fee & Registration

A fee of 60 euro will be payable on registration.

Registration for this course will take place at 1 p.m. sharp in room 116 in Áras na Gaeilge on Monday, September 7, 2015.

Provisional class times are as follows:

Group 1 (10 ECTS)
Tuesday 10.00–12.00 in Room 214
and
Thursday  11.00–13.00 in Room 211

Group 2 (10 ECTS)
Tuesday 11.00–13.00 in Room 106
and
Thursday 10.00–12.00 in Room 106

Further information about courses A or B 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 ten assessments during the course.

Fee & Registration

A fee of 200.00 Euro will be payable on registration.
Registration for this course will take place at 1 p.m. sharp in room 106 in Áras na Gaeilge on Monday September 7 2015. Class times will be arranged at registration.

Application form and further information

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