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Irish 204: Irish Language and Culture for Adults
Learn everyday Irish using practical examples
Irish is a fascinating and ancient language, intertwined with millennia of history and culture.
On this course, you’ll discover how to speak everyday Irish, learning key phrases for shopping, travel, and study. Developing from Irish 203, you’ll explore the essentials of Irish grammar, learning to engage with elements of Irish culture and mythology through storytelling, music, literature, and song.
Whether you’re planning to visit Ireland, or are part of the Irish diaspora wanting to discover more about your history, this is the perfect place to start moving to intermediate Irish.
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Discuss shopping in Irish, such as purchasing clothes, furniture and other items.
- Describe formal and informal arrangements and how to cancel or postpone an event.
- Compare and give information about travel, holidays and the weather in Irish.
- Engage with pieces of spoken and written Irish based on the themes of the course.
- Develop short written tasks using set phrases relating to specific topics covered in the course.
- Explain orally information and opinions in Irish relating to the themes of the course.
- Learn different aspects of Irish grammar in context.
- Engage with elements of Irish culture and mythology through storytelling, music, literature and song.
Who is the course for?
The course is aimed at adult elementary language learners wanting to work towards intermediate level Irish, including the Irish diaspora, international Irish language and cultural enthusiasts, indigenous learners of the language who wish to learn more about the language, and anyone who wants to learn the basics of Irish and the culture associated with it.
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