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 Courses begin the week commencing January 20, 2020

You must first register Monday January 13, 2020 at 1.00 p.m. in Áras na Gaeilge

Your Choices are as Follows:

A) Irish for Beginners – 5 ECTs (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
Module Code:  GDT 101.2

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.  Students will also be required to complete 5 assessments.

Fee & Registration
A fee of 30 euro will be payable on registration at 1.00 p.m.  in the Theatre, Áras na Gaeilge, Monday January 13, 2020.

Provisional class times are as follows

Tuesday 10 a.m. – 12 noon in Room 104
or
Wednesday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  in Room 214
or
Thursday 10 a.m. – 12 noon in Room 204                                                                                                           

B) Irish for Beginners – 10 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
Module Codes: GDT 102.2+GDT 103.2

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.  Students will be required to complete five assessments during the course.

Fee & Registration
A fee of 60 euro will be payable on registration at 1.00 p.m. in room 106 Áras na Gaeilge, Monday January 13, 2020.

Provisional class times are as follows:

Group 1 (10 ECTs)
Tuesday 10 a.m.-12.00 noon – Room 106
and
Thursday 11 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. Room 106

or

Group 2 (10 ECTs)
Tuesday 11.00 a.m.– 1.00 p.m. in Room 204
and
Thursday 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon. in Room 104

All the above courses commence the week beginning 20 January 2020

For further information regarding Irish for Beginners please contact:

Peigí Ní Oibicín,
Room 103, Áras na Gaeilge.
Phone: 091-493616
.
Email: peigi.nioibicin@oegaillimh.ie