Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Introduction to Modern Irish Language 1
Academic Year
Semester 1
Mutually Exclusive
Mutually Exclusive
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 33 x 1 Hour Lectures


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Oral Examination:  10%
Semester Assessment Continuous Assessment: weekly/fortnightly assessments/tests  20%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   70%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   Arholiad atodol  written examination  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successfully completing this module:

1. You will be able to use the Irish verb 'to be' in the present, past, and future tenses.
2. You will be able to use the noun in the nominative and accusative cases, and also as the object of a preposition.
3. You will be able to use the pronouns correctly.
4. You will be able to use the regular and irregular verbs in the past tense.
5. You will be able to use numbers and to tell the time.
6. You will be able to use the most common verbal noun constructions.
7. You will be able to use some of the most basic copula constructions.
8. You will be able to hold a simple conversation in Irish using the above-mentioned grammatical and syntactical points.

Brief description

Introduction to spoken and written Irish for complete beginners.


This module is at CQFW Level 4