Irish 102: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)

Irish 102: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Irish 102: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
Find out how to speak, write and understand basic words, phrases and dialogues in Irish. Develop your knowledge of the basics of the Irish language. Ireland is home to one of the oldest living languages in Europe. On this course, you’ll improve your understanding of basic spoken words, phrases and dialogues in Irish.

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This course follows the course Irish 101: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture.

You’ll learn how to discuss the weather, tell the time and expand your language awareness.

You’ll explore the vibrant culture of Ireland, by learning about Irish place-names, the Irish calendar, traditional festivals and the fusion of art, language and culture.

Bígí linn – join us!


Syllabus


Week 1: Beannachtaí, An Aimsir & Teanga/Greetings, Weather & Language

Week 2: An Féilire & Féilte/The Calendar & Festivals

Week 3: An Corp, Dathanna, & Éadaí/The Body, Colours, & Clothes

Week 4: Am, Bia & Deoch/Time, Food & Drink


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

- Engage with the Irish language through culture

- Explore Irish script and the use of An Cló Gaelach in manuscripts and printed literature

- Reflect on greetings and blessings in the Irish language

- Describe the weather in its many forms

- Explore the fusion of culture and language in the calendar, days of the week and seasons

- Discuss what clothes you wear, food you eat and what you drink

- Compare clothes and colours

- Debate art as a product of language and culture

- Describe the time and arrange to meet a friend



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This course is aimed at anyone interested in Irish language and culture.

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