Module Information

Module Identifier
IRM4220
Module Title
Scottish Gaelic Language and Literature 1
Academic Year
2015/2016
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 1
External Examiners
  • Dr Micheal O'Flaithearta (Lecturer - University of Utrecht)
 

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Ymarferion Iaith / Language Exercices  30%
Semester Exam 0 Hours   Arholiad Llafar / Oral Exam  10%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   Arholiad / Exam  60%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   supplementary exam  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

will have gained a basic working knowledge of the basic structures of Scottish Gaelic both in written and oral form.

Brief description

An introducation to Scottish gaelic grammar, syntax, vocabulary, pronunciation.

Content

1. Introduction to Acottish Gaelic pronunciation.
2. Introduction to basic grammar of Scottish Gaelic.
3. Introduction to basic syntax of Scottish Gaelic.
4. Reading of short texts in Gaelic.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Communication Ability to converse at a simple level in Scottish Gaelic.
Improving own Learning and Performance Though engagement with lecturer and with others in seminars; through feedback and discussion with lecturer.
Information Technology use of web material.
Personal Development and Career planning personal advice on a one-to-one basis; not assessed.
Problem solving Reading Scottish Gaelic
Research skills Use of grammar books, dictionaries.
Subject Specific Skills Gaelic language.

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 7