Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
IR11220
Module Title
Modern Irish Language and Literature for Non-Beginners
Academic Year
2022/2023
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)
Pre-Requisite
Leaving-certificate Irish (Higher), A level or equivalent standard
Exclusive (Any Acad Year)
Reading List

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Oral Examination  10 minute oral examination  20%
Semester Assessment Written tasks  weekly/fortnightly written tasks  30%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   Examination  Written Exam  50%
Supplementary Assessment oral examination  20%
Supplementary Assessment assignments  30%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   Examination  written exam  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.

Content

This module is designed for non-beginners.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Students use the Irish language to communicate with others in class.
Students acquire new vocabulary and consolidate grammatical knowledge.
Students will apply vocabulary and grammar to new contexts, both written and spoken.

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 4