Gaeilge Language and Culture 2


This year long module covers the language syllabus at CEFR level B1.2  and offers learners the opportunity to continue their study of Irish at lower intermediate/intermediate level. The course will also further enhance understanding of the social and cultural context of the language and will incorporate the study of Irish language media and film.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Reception: Listening: Demonstrate an understanding of the main points of clear speech on familiar matters, media programmes on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when delivery is relatively slow and clear.

  2. Reception: Reading: Show comprehension of texts that consist mainly of high frequency, including descriptions of events and feelings.

  3. Oral Interaction/Production: Deal with a range of situations while interacting in an Irishspeaking environment, extemporise on familiar topics, rationalise, explain, opine and narrate.

  4. Written and Online Interaction/Production: Write simple connected text on familiar and personal topics, describe experiences and impressions. 

  5. Mediation: Text/Concept/Communication: Convey information given in clear, well-structured informational texts on subjects that are familiar or of current interest. Help define a task in basic terms, invite others to contribute their views and ask appropriate questions to check understanding. Facilitate shared communication between people.

  6. Show increasing responsibility for selfdirected learning.

  7. Demonstrate a critical understanding of selected works of literature, film and media.

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