Irish Language and Culture Course
Passionate about all things Irish? Improve your speaking and writing in Irish and dive into traditional Irish culture and tradition with Dublin City University.
Who is the course for?
This course is for adult elementary language learners working towards an intermediate level of Irish, and anyone who wants to continue to learn the basics of Irish and the culture associated with it.
What topics will you cover?
Continue with the series of courses working towards B1 CEFR competency in Irish.
Learn how to discuss one’s daily routine, such as house-work and daily responsibilities. Enquire about a person’s schedule.
Learn how to describe one’s educational background, such as school/college subjects and courses undertaken with FutureLearn. Discuss one’s qualifications and opinions regarding education.
Learn how to talk about one’s occupation in Irish. Discuss one’s employment status, daily work schedule and job details. Enquire about another’s occupation.
Learn how to describe and discuss one’s ideal occupation, qualifications required and how to apply for said occupation. Enquire about another’s ideal job.
Engage and discover different aspects of Irish grammar specific to the components of the course.
Review elements which have been learned over the previous weeks.
Course related Irish mythology, poetry, music and song.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe one’s daily schedule in Irish, including house work and daily responsibilities.
Discuss one’s education and qualifications.
Describe one’s occupation in Irish.
Talk about one’s ideal job in Irish.
Engage with pieces of spoken and written Irish based on the themes of the course.
Compose short written tasks using set phrases relating to specific topics covered in the course.