Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Introduction to Modern Irish Language I
Academic Year
Semester 1
Exclusive (Any Acad Year)
Reading List

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Assessment  Continuous Assessment: weekly/fortnightly assessments/tests  40%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   Examination  60%
Supplementary Assessment ymarferion  40%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   Arholiad atodol  written examination  60%

Learning Outcomes

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

You will be able to use the Irish verb 'to be' in the present, past, and future tenses.

You will be able to use the noun in the nominative and accusative cases, and also as the object of a preposition.

You will be able to use the pronouns correctly.

You will be able to use the regular and irregular verbs in the past tense.

You will be able to use numbers and to tell the time.

You will be able to use the most common verbal noun constructions.

You will be able to use some of the most basic copula constructions.

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 introduces students to Modern Irish syntax and grammar, providing a firm foundation for written and conversational Irish, and to progression to IR11220.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Co-ordinating with others .
Creative Problem Solving Application of language skills to written and spoken tasks
Subject Specific Skills Irish vocabulary and grammar, and ability to converse in Irish


This module is at CQFW Level 7