Gaeilge Language and Culture 1


Set at CEFR level B1.1, this lower intermediate course aims to build on the language competencies of learners who have studied Irish to Leaving Certificate or an equivalent standard. The course will also enhance understanding of the social, cultural and literary context of the language.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the main points of clear speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work and leisure.

  2. Show comprehension of texts that consist of high frequency everyday- or job-related language.

  3. Deal with routine situations likely to arise while interacting in an Irish-speaking environment.

  4. Write simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

  5. Demonstrate autonomy in learning.

  6. Demonstrate an appreciation of the cultural, social and literary context in which the Irish language is situated.

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