Gaelic 1A GAELIC1001
Academic Session: 2012-13
School: School of Humanities
Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
Available to Visiting Students: No
(1) To broaden and deepen the four language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) in Gaelic; (2) to introduce a range of Gaelic prose and poetry; (3) to develop an understanding of the historical and social context of the literature studied; (4) to provide a linguistic description of aspects of the language; (5) to encourage the development of appropriate study skills.
Lectures on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday at 11.00 am and 1 hour tutorial to be arranged.
Requirements of Entry
A pass in Advanced Higher Gaidhlig, or Higher Gaidhlig, with good comprehension ability in the language.
Essay in Gaelic on a topic relating to prose texts to be submitted by the end of week 12 (10%); Essay in Gaelic on a topic relating to poetry texts to be submitted by the end of week 20 (10%); Language practice exercises to be submitted on a weekly basis throughout the year (10%); Continuous assessment of oral competence in conversation class (5%); one 1-hour class test in week 12 (15%); one 2-hour examination paper at the end of the course (35%); an oral examination at the end of the course (15%).
Main Assessment In: April/May