August 2020 Dates Coming Soon
The Language and Culture of Gaeltacht na nDéise
Gaeilge agus Cultúr na nDéise
The objective of the course is to provide Irish Language Tuition and Cultural Activities, in an enjoyable and relaxed setting. All language and cultural enthusiasts are welcome at Coláiste na Rinne, regardless of their standard of Irish. The community ethos at the Coláiste, between staff, visiting teachers and visiting learners ensures a pleasant atmosphere, facilitates optimal learning and an enjoyable cultural holiday.
The course will include:
- Classroom instruction in spoken Irish each week day (almost 3 hours of morning classroom based classes).
- Special classes in traditional Irish sean nós singing and dancing.
- Conversation and Fun | Comhrá agus craic
- Cultural Activities
- Excursions and guided walks
- Accommodation, full board (all meals)
The courses are aligned with Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge – TEG, the Common European Framework for Languages, and will be offered at A1, A2, B1 and B2 level.
A1: Introductions, Home place, The House/accommodation, The Family, Hobbies, Feelings and Emotions, The Weather, The Workplace/University; Language Structure, the Verb System, Prepositional Pronouns, Personal Numbers.
A2: Personal details, Travel and Holidays, Home place, Work and Study, Communicating in the restaurant, Describing people, Making arrangements and plans, Shopping, Directions, Requesting a Favour; Prepositional Pronouns, Tenses and Moods, The Copula, Gender of Nouns, Adjectives, The Dative Case
B1 and B2: Introductions; Personal details, The Family, Travel and Holidays, Languages and Nationalities, Hobbies, Festivals, Food, Personalities, Feelings and Sickness, Current Affairs and Social Media; Writing Letters; E-mails; Possessive Adjectives, Numbers, Regular and Irregular Verbs, Gender of Nouns, Simple
Dates for August 2020 coming soon.