Gaeilge Language and Culture 2A


The first of two modules that cover the syllabus at CEFR level B1.2, this course 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, cultural and literary context of the language.

Learning Outcomes

  1. 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. Show comprehension of texts that consist mainly of high frequency, including descriptions of events and feelings.

  3. Deal with a range of situations while interacting in an Irish-speaking environment, extemporise on familiar topics, rationalise, explain, opine and narrate.

  4. Write simple connected text on familiar and personal topics, describe experiences and impressions.

  5. Show increasing responsibility for self-directed learning.

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

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