Module Identifier IR32720  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Ian Hughes  
Semester Intended for use in future years (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Pre-Requisite GC10110 OR IR10110 - GC10410 OR IR10410  
Course delivery Lecture   22 Hours  
Assessment Essay   Exercises   25%  
  Exam   2 Hours   75%  

Brief description

An introduction to the main characteristics of the modern language, with a study of selected prose and verse texts.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module:

1. You will be able to recognise and use the majority of morphological and syntactical forms of Scottish Gaelic.

2. You will be able to read with the aid of a dictionary various prose passages in Scottish Gaelic.

3. You will be familiar with some aspects of Gaelic oral traditions.

4. You will be able to translate sentences into Gaelic.

5. You will be able to carry on a simple conversation in Gaelic.