Module Identifier IR32520  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Dr William J Mahon  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Pre-Requisite IR22120  
Course delivery Lecture   44 Hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours  70%
Semester Assessment Oral Examination:  20%
Semester Assessment Essay: exercises  10%

Learning outcomes

On the successful completion of this module:

1. You will be able to hold an extended conversation in Irish with confidence.
2. You will be able to follow more complicated lectures in Irish.
3. You will be able to discuss your reading through the medium of Irish.
4. You will be able to write a sophisticated essay in Irish.
5. You will have read (a) selected short stories by the major twentieth-century authors and (b) a sampling of poetry from the period 1700-2000.
6. You will be able to discuss the social and literary context of your reading selections.

Brief description

Language classes on Irish dialects, phonology, morphology, and on standard Irish. Translation work. Literary studies of the twentieth-century Irish novel, and the development of the autobiography in Irish.


This module is at CQFW Level 6