Gaeilge Language and Culture 2B


The second of two modules covering 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 further 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 further comprehension of texts that consist mainly of high frequency, including descriptions of events and feelings.

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

  4. Write simple connected text on a wider range of 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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