#HI-02-07 An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture
About CourseDublin City University
Allow the Irish language to draw you closer to the Irish way of life
Endorsed and supported by the Irish government, this course is the perfect opportunity for you to continue developing your understanding of Irish language and culture.
Building upon Irish 104, you’ll recap what you’ve learnt on the 4 previous courses, before tackling new subjects, such as social occasions, the family, pastimes and travel.
By the end of the course, you’ll have progressed further with spoken phrases, and questions – and will be able to speak in more detail about yourself. You’ll also possess a greater understanding of Irish culture, and where Gaeilge fits into Ireland today.
What Will I Learn?
- Engage with the Irish language through culture
- Discuss various aspects regarding the family and your personal status
- Describe your family in greater detail whilst conversing and answering questions
- Compare and discuss your interests and pastimes
- Develop your spoken skills using time in the context of your daily travel plans
- Explore Irish mythology, poetry, music and song
- Apply and use grammatical concepts in context
Topics for this course
Fáilte chuig an gCúrsa/Welcome to the Course
FÁILTE CHUIG AN GCÚRSA/WELCOME TO THE COURSE VIDEO (02:44)00:02:44
AG TOSÚ/GETTING STARTED ARTICLE
LEIBHÉAL A2/LEVEL A2 CEFR ARTICLE
CÉ TUSA?/WHO ARE YOU? DISCUSSION
Ócáidí Sóisialta/Social Occasions
ÓCÁIDÍ ÉAGSÚLA/VARIOUS EVENTS ARTICLE
GABH MO LEITHSCÉAL/EXCUSE ME VIDEO (01:01)
AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH/THE PRESENT TENSE ARTICLE
BRIATHRA NEAMHRIALTA/IRREGULAR VERBS ARTICLE
Ar bhuail tú le …?/Have you met …?
AN FHOIREANN/THE TEAM VIDEO (02:32)00:02:32
AN TUSA DEIRFIÚR MHÁIRE?/ARE YOU MÁIRE’S SISTER? VIDEO (01:36)00:01:36
TÁ SÉ GO HIONTACH/IT’S GREAT DISCUSSION
TÁ AN CHÓISIR GO MAITH/THE PARTY IS GOOD ARTICLE
GO MBEIRIMID BEO AR AN AM SEO ARÍS/MAY WE LIVE TO SEE THIS TIME NEXT YEAR ARTICLE
PEANN LE PÁR/PEN TO PAPER ARTICLE
Spotsolas ar an nGaeltacht/Spotlight on the Gaeltacht
SPOTSOLAS AR AN NGAELTACHT/SPOTLIGHT ON THE GAELTACHT VIDEO (04:15)00:04:15
AN RAIBH TÚ RIAMH SA GHAELTACHT?/WERE YOU EVER IN THE GAELTACHT? DISCUSSION
Fadó, fadó in Éirinn…/Long, long ago in Ireland…
ÓCÁIDÍ MIOTASEOLAÍOCHTA/MYTHOLOGICAL OCCASIONS ARTICLE
FLEÁ BHRICREANN/FEAST OF BRICRE VIDEO (06:04)00:06:04
SEISIÚN CEOIL/MUSIC SESSION ARTICLE00:00:00
Súil siar ar an tSeachtain/Review of the Lesson
SÚIL SIAR AR AN TSEACHTAIN/REVIEW OF THE WEEK ARTICLE
LABHAIR LE/TALK TO OSCAR AND NIAMH VIDEO (04:59)00:04:59
SEANFHOCAL NA SEACHTAINE/PROVERB OF THE WEEK ARTICLE
AN TSEACHTAIN SEO CHUGAINN/NEXT WEEK ARTICLE
Really well paced and presented for anyone interested in beginning an exploration of Irish Culture.
As one with Irish ancestry, I want to learn all I can about where I come from and hopefully put this knowledge to use in the future!
This course use the crystal clear methods that could help people know more detail about Irish, such as social occasions, the family, pastimes and travel.
This course has helped me understand more about Irsish language to draw me closer to the Irish way of life.