Gaeilge Language and Culture 3B


The second of two modules covering the syllabus at CEFR level B2.1, this course offers learners the opportunity to continue their study of Irish at intermediate level. The course will also further enhance understanding of the social, cultural and literary context of the language and incorporate the study of Irish language media and film.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate further understanding of extended speech, lectures and TV programmes provided the topic is reasonably familiar.

  2. Demonstrate further understanding of texts concerned with contemporary problems and displaying particular viewpoints. Understand contemporary literary prose, albeit with some work.

  3. Interact with a greater degree of fluency that makes interaction with native speakers easier. Take active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining own views.

  4. Present clear descriptions on an expanded range of subjects related to fields of interest. Explain opposing viewpoints on topical issues.

  5. Write clear text on an expanded range of subjects related to fields of interest and conveying reasons for taking or opposing a certain viewpoint. Write communications of increased complexity highlighting the personal significance of events and experiences.

  6. Show a high degree of responsibility for self-directed learning.

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

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