Gaelic (Intermediate) GAELIC5002

  • 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 build on and develop students' existing Gaelic language skills
To introduce students to a wide range of Gaelic poetry from the seventeenth to the twentieth century
To read and discuss a range of modern Gaelic fiction
To adopt an integrated approach to language practice and oral classes which will reinforce vocabulary and grammar

Timetable

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday at 1pm

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

To build on and develop students' existing Gaelic language skills
To introduce students to a wide range of Gaelic poetry from the seventeenth to the twentieth century
To read and discuss a range of modern Gaelic fiction
To adopt an integrated approach to language practice and oral classes which will reinforce vocabulary and grammar

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of the course students will be able:

To converse and write accurately in Gaelic on a range of topics such as education, health and the media
To translate a range of texts from English to Gaelic with a high degree of accuracy
To translate a range of seen Gaelic poetry and to comment on aspects of theme and style
To translate and discuss a range of seen Gaelic prose texts
To translate an unseen Gaelic passage of average difficulty