Gaelic (AB Initio) GAELIC5001

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 40
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

To enable students to acquire basic language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) in Gaelic
To introduce students to a range of appropriate vocabulary and to the grammatical framework of the language
To study a range of Gaelic prose texts

Timetable

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday at 2pm with one further hour to be arranged.

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

To enable students to acquire basic language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) in Gaelic
To introduce students to a range of appropriate vocabulary and to the grammatical framework of the language
To study a range of Gaelic prose texts

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of the course students will be able:

To participate in a basic conversation in Gaelic on a range of subjects, such as personal details, home, family and holidays
To read aloud a passage in Gaelic
To respond to questions in Gaelic, orally and in writing
To use accurately 75% of core course vocabulary in spoken and written form
To translate a piece of simple Gaelic into colloquial English
To translate a simple English passage into Gaelic
To comment on the style of seen Gaelic prose texts
To write a short composition in Gaelic