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Irish 103: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture

Dublin City University via FutureLearn

Overview

Develop your understanding of Irish language and culture

On this course, you will develop your written and spoken understanding of basic words and phrases about yourself, occupations, daily routines, shopping, and skills and abilities.

You will learn about the cultural system of the Celts and ancient Irish people, and experience the importance of storytelling and singing within Irish culture and language.

This course follows Irish 102: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture.

Join now to discover the links between Irish language and contemporary Irish culture and society.

Bígí linn – join us!

This course is aimed at anyone interested in Irish language and culture.

This course follows Irish 102: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture.

Syllabus

  • Mise & Tusa/Me & You
    • Fáilte/Welcome
    • Mise/Myself
    • Slite Beatha/Occupations
    • Fadó, fadó in Éirinn.../In Ireland long ago...
    • Súil siar ar an tSeachtain/Review of the Week
  • An Saol Laethúil/Everyday Life
    • Fáilte/Welcome
    • An Saol Laethúil/Everyday Life
    • Amchlár Seachtaine/Weekly Timetable
    • Amhránaíocht agus Scéalaíocht/Singing and Storytelling
    • Súil siar ar an tSeachtain/Review of the Week
  • Siopadóireacht & Airgead/Shopping & Money
    • Fáilte/Welcome
    • Siopadóireacht/Shopping
    • Airgead/Money
    • Scéalaíocht & Siopaí/Stories & Shops
    • Súil siar ar an tSeachtain/Review of the Week
  • Scileanna & Teangacha/Skills & Languages
    • Fáilte/Welcome
    • Scileanna & Buanna/Skills & Talents
    • Teangacha/Languages
    • Léigh, Scríobh & Éist/Read, Write & Listen
    • Súil siar ar an tSeachtain/Review of the Week

Taught by

Ciarán MacMurchaidh

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