Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Èisteachd is Labhairt GAELIC3013

  • Academic Session: 2023-24
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 40
  • Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

This course is a Gaelic language immersion course which can be taken as part of a pre Gaelic with Immersion MA hons programme. The course will study contemporary Gaelic literature and culture and will develop oral competency in the Gaelic language.


7 x 1 hour lectures per week over 22 weeks as scheduled on MyCampus. 

Requirements of Entry

Grade C3 or above in Gaelic 2 Advanced (GAELIC2001) or Gaelic 2 Intermediate (GAELIC2003).

Excluded Courses



Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Leughadh is Sgrìobhadh

Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Coimhearsnachd na Gàidhlig


Two x 10 minute oral presentations in Gaelic -20% 

Two x 15 minute oral exams -30%

10 listening and comprehension exercises -20%

Portfolio of 10 oral digital artefacts -30%

Course Aims

This course aim to:

■ Increase fluency in Gaelic

■ Become more accurate and articulate in spoken Gaelic

■ Have an appreciation of the variety of Gaelic dialectal styles and registers in spoken communication

■ Become familiar with the varied forms of contemporary Gaelic literature and history, Gaelic song and Gaelic culture

■ 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 spoken Gaelic, in a range of registers. 

■ Present pieces of sustained prose in Gaelic on a range of contemporary issues.

■ Present confidently in Gaelic on subjects of their choice.

■ Present a portfolio of digital artefacts on contemporary and historical issues.

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.