Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Coimhearsnachd na Gàidhlig GAELIC3014
- Academic Session: 2022-23
- 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
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
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. The course includes opportunities for placement and will also help students become familiar with the language related customs and traditions of a Gaelic speaking community in the NW of Scotland.
1 x 2 hour workshop and 1 x 3 hour placement per week over 22 weeks as scheduled on MyCampus.
A three week immersion experience in a Gaelic speaking community.
Requirements of Entry
Grade C3 or above in either Gaelic 2 Advanced (GAELIC2001) or Gaelic 2 Intermediate (GAELIC2003).
Early exit code
Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Èisteachd is Labhairt
Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Leughadh is Sgrìobhadh
Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Coimhearsnachd na Gàidhlig' (Half Course)
2 x 10 minute oral presentations on a Gaelic community project/immersion experience (10% each)
1500 word critical essay on language learning experiences (10%)
1500 word reflective essay on a Gaelic community project (10%)
2000 word reflective essay in Gaelic on immersion experience (40%)
Portolio of 10 digital artefacts focussing on Gaelic community and immersion experiences (2% each)
This course aims to:
• Critically reflect on a range of Gaelic literature
• enable students to write and speak accurately and fluently in Scottish Gaelic
• encourage the development of transferable skills by fostering individual research, presentation and self-
• enable students to become familiar with the language related customs and traditions of a Gaelic speaking
community in the NW of Scotland
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
- communicate effectively, confidently and precisely in written and spoken Gaelic, in a range of registers.
- write a reflective journal in Gaelic on the immersion experience.
- write a critical review in Gaelic on the subjects of their choice.
- present a portfolio of 10 digital artefacts
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.