|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Weekly tests (10 minutes every week)||30%|
|Semester Assessment||Extended translation (Approx. 1000 words)||30%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours||40%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Extended translation (Approx. 1000 words)||30%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Language exercise (1000 words)||30%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours||40%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Translate texts from Old Irish at an advanced level.
2. Appreciate at an advanced level a selection of texts of the period and understand their place in the history of Irish literature.
3. Demonstrate mastery of the most basic elements of Old Irish language.
Introduction to Old Irish for those who have not studied it before. Grammatical classes, and a chance to read some short texts and extracts from longer texts from the period, and to discuss their content and context.
A series of 20 grammatical classes + reading some Old Irish texts and discussing their themes
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number|
|Communication||The students will be expected to use clear and correct language both written and oral.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||The students will have to improve their work in response to constructive criticism from their tutors and fellow students|
|Information Technology||The students will be expected to use word processors and on-line resources where appropriate.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||They will learn skills which are important in academic work.|
|Problem solving||Problems arising from the work will be solved by students in seminars and in their written work|
|Research skills||Research skills will be an important part of completing assignments. Students will be expected to use on-line resources where appropriate.|
|Subject Specific Skills||The ability to reason and to treat a range of sources critically|
|Team work||The students will have to discuss and respect the points of view of their fellow students.|
This module is at CQFW Level 7