Modern Irish Prose GAELIC4029

  • Academic Session: 2015-16
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Course Aims

To enhance students' knowledge and ability to read modern Irish prose, and to outline some of the literary history of such prose.

Timetable

Lectures : 1 per week
Tutorials : 1 per week
Total teaching hours = 20

Requirements of Entry

Normally, students will have taken the course: Introduction to Irish Language

Excluded Courses

NONE

Co-requisites

NONE

Assessment

The mark for this module will be determined on the basis of 25% from a written essay submitted in week 8; 25% from forthnightly Irish to English translations; and 50% from an end-of-course examination.

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

To enhance students' knowledge and ability to read modern Irish prose, and to outline some of the literary history of such prose.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

Students will be able:
to translate passages of Irish prose into English with the aid of a dictionary;
to describe and comment on the history of prose types in modern Irish, including materials from the early twentieth century.