Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Coimhearsnachd na Gàidhlig (Half course) GAELIC2013

  • Academic Session: 2023-24
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

This course is a Gaelic language immersion course which can be taken as part of Gaelic Immersion Cert HE programme. This course will develop knowledge of the contemporary Gaelic community and will encourage the development of transferable skills by fostering individual research, presentation and self-reflection initiatives.


1x2 hrs of workshops and 1x3hr of placement per week over 12 weeks as scheduled on MyCampus.

Requirements of Entry

B1 level on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) or equivalent knowledge of Gaelic.

Excluded Courses



Cert HE Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Èisteachd is Labhairt

Cert HE Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Leughadh is Sgrìobhadh


1 x 10 minute oral presentation on a Gaelic community project/immersion experience (20%)

1500 word critical essay on language learning experiences (30%)

1500 word reflective essay on Gaelic community project (30%)

Portolio of 5 digital artefacts focussing on Gaelic community and immersion experiences (20%)


Course Aims

This course aims to:

■ Enable students to critically reflect on a range of Gaelic literature

■ Enable students to write and speak with a high degree of accuracy and fluency in Scottish Gaelic

■ Encourage the development of transferable skills through individual research, presentations and self-

  reflection initiatives

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

■ Communicate with a high degree of confidence and precision in written and spoken Gaelic, in a range of  registers. 

■ Write a reflective journal in Gaelic on the Gaelic community experience.

■ Write a critical review in Gaelic on a subject of their choice.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.