Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Modern Irish Language and Literature for Non-Beginners
Academic Year
Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)
Leaving-certificate Irish (Higher), A level or equivalent standard
Exclusive (Any Acad Year)
Reading List

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Oral Examination  10 Minutes  20%
Semester Assessment Written tasks  (weekly/fortnightly)  30%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   Written Examination  50%
Supplementary Assessment Oral Examination  10 Minutes  20%
Supplementary Assessment Written tasks  (weekly/fortnightly)  30%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   Written Examination  50%

Learning Outcomes

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

1. You will be able to hold a conversation in Irish with confidence.
2. You will be able to follow simple lectures in Irish.
3. You will be able to participate in discussion through the medium of Irish.
4. You will have an extensive knowledge of grammar.
5. You will be able to distinguish features of the major dialect groupings.
6. You will have read several selections of contemporary prose and poetry.
7. You will be able to discuss the literary and social contexts of the selected texts.
8. You will be able to write short compositions in simple, correct Irish.

Brief description

This course is aimed at those who wish to consolidate their existing knowledge of Irish, partly through the study of literary texts and partly through linguistic exercises.


This module is designed for non-beginners.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Co-ordinating with others Students use the Irish language to communicate with others in class.
Creative Problem Solving Students will apply vocabulary and grammar to new contexts, both written and spoken.
Subject Specific Skills Students acquire new vocabulary and consolidate grammatical knowledge.


This module is at CQFW Level 4