Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Leughadh is Sgrìobhadh (Half course) GAELIC3010
- Academic Session: 2023-24
- School: School of Humanities
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
- Typically Offered: Semester 1
- Available to Visiting Students: No
This course is a Gaelic language immersion course which can be taken as part of a pre Gaelic MA Hons programme. The course will study contemporary Gaelic literature and grammar and will develop written competency in the Gaelic language.
7 x 1 hour lectures per week over 12 weeks as scheduled on MyCampus.
Requirements of Entry
Grade C3 or above in Gaelic 2 Advanced (GAELIC2001) or Gaelic 2 Intermediate (GAELIC2003).
Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Èisteachd is Labhairt
Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Coimhearsnachd na Gàidhlig
One x 10 minute oral presentation on contemporary Gaelic literature -30%
One x 1500 word essay in Gaelic - 40%
10 written language exercises - 20%
1 class test (50 minutes) -10%
This course aims to:
■ Increase fluency in Gaelic
■ Become more accurate and articulate in written Gaelic
■ Have an appreciation of the variety of Gaelic dialectal styles and registers in written communication
■ Become familiar with the varied forms of contemporary Gaelic literature
■ Encourage the development of transferable skills by fostering individual research, presentation and self-reflection initiatives
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Communicate effectively, confidently and precisely in written Gaelic, in a range of registers.
■ Write pieces of sustained prose in Gaelic on a range of contemporary issues.
■ Present confidently in Gaelic on subjects of their choice.
■ Give a detailed account of a project relating to Gaelic literature
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.