|| IR11410 |
|| INTRODUCTION TO MODERN IRISH III |
|| 2007/2008 |
|| Dr William J Mahon |
|| Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters) |
|| Dr William J Mahon, Dr Simon Rodway |
|| IR10710 |
| Course delivery
|| Lecture || |
|| Seminars / Tutorials || 22 hours of seminars/tutorials; 78 hours preperation and revision. |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||2 Hours WRITTEN EXAM To be sat in Semester 2 ||60%|
|Semester Assessment||.10 Hours ORAL EXAM ||20%|
|Semester Assessment|| CONTINOUS ASSESSMENT ||20%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours WRITTEN EXAM ||100%|
On completion of this module, students should be able to use their knowledge and basic language skills in a practical and effective way in order to:
express concerns, make enquiries, find information, and understand spoken discourse (e.g. simple lectures) directed towards intermediate -level students;
read intermediate-level Irish-language texts (e.g. novels for learners, news reports) and to comment on them in an uncomplicated but correct written form.
In-class presentation of intermediate Irish grammar with oral practice.
In-class 'mini-mectures' by students on a pre-arranged topic, and dictations.
Assigned reading of an intermediate-level book for adult learners of Irish.
Short writing assignments ('essay questions') based on the above reading, as well as an opportunity to discuss grammatical, syntactical, and lexical issues in class.
Real-life homework tasks using a variety of downloadable material such as application forms, current event blogs, and news and weather from Irish radio.
This module is at CQFW Level 4