- Duration4 weeks
- Weekly study4 hours
- Extra BenefitsFrom $54
Irish 106: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture
Immerse yourself in one of Europe’s oldest living languages
This course is an excellent opportunity for you to further expand your knowledge of Irish language and culture.
Building upon Irish 105, you’ll recap what you’ve learnt on our previous beginner courses, before moving to new subjects - such as work, food and drink, and the weekend.
By the end of the course, you’ll have progressed your language skills further and you will be familiar with past and future tenses. You’ll also delve deeper into Irish’s cultural context and its relevance to modern Irish life.
What topics will you cover?
- Introduction to the Irish language
- Introducing and describing yourself
- Conversing about work and occupations
- Talking about your weekend activities
- Food and drink
- How to discuss issues relating to health and illness
- Course related Irish mythology, poetry, music and song
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Engage with the Irish language through culture
- Explain simple aspects regarding your occupation and work related topics
- Describe your weekend activities whilst conversing and answering questions
- Compare and discuss aspects regarding food and drink in social situations
- Apply and use grammatical concepts in context
- Develop your spoken skills using the past and future tenses
- Explore Irish mythology, poetry, music and song
- Discuss general topics relating to health and illness and how they impact you
Who is the course for?
This course is suited to learners from all over the world, including the Irish diaspora and non-natives with an enthusiasm for Irish culture. It would also be of value to indigenous learners who wish to recap their language skills, or to learn from scratch.
Join this course
Join free and you will get:
Upgrade this course and you will get:
for one year
Buy Unlimited and you will get:
Do you know someone who’d love this course? Tell them about it...
You can use the hashtag #FLIrish106 to talk about this course on social media.