Learn Irish Gaelic

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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 38 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

If you are one of the 70 million people of Irish descent living all over our planet, then chances are your ancestors spoke Irish as their native language.

If you always wanted the opportunity to reclaim your cultural heritage and learn the language of Ireland then you have come to the right place.

This Learn Irish Gaelic Language course will teach you how to say who you are and how you are.

You will learn some useful verbs in the present, past and future tense. You will be able to count to 20 and tell the time and you will learn the secret of the Irish preposition.

You don’t need to have any previous knowledge of Irish or even an aptitude for learning languages. All you need to bring to class is a sense of humour and your inbuilt imagination.

So thanks for signing up to take my Learn Irish Gaelic Language course. Now, let’s dig in to the secrets of your Irish or Celtic ancestors!

What are the requirements?

  • You don't need to know anything about the Irish language or language learning to immediately benefit form this course. You do have to arrive with an open mind, a reasonable imagination and a sense of humor, however.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn to speak Irish Gaelic with reasonable confidence in a number of different situations.
  • You will be able to introduce yourself and say what your name is.
  • You will be able to count to 20 in Irish and use the number system to count objects and tell the time.
  • You will be able to use and understand practical Irish verbs in the past, present and future.
  • You will understand basic written and spoken Irish.
  • You will be able to understand and use possessive adjectives like 'my', 'your' etc in Irish.
  • You will understand the secret of how Irish uses prepositions.

What is the target audience?

  • This Irish course is geared towards complete beginners or improvers. If you need to build confidence in speaking Irish you may find the course beneficial. If you already have a very good command of the language then you may be better waiting to take my next course.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:44

You will know where Irish is spoken, you will learn of its relationship to other languages and be familiar with the history of the language.

Section 2: Dia Duit
Picture This
Preview
01:39
Saying Who You Are
Preview
02:24
Personal Pronouns
Preview
02:12
1 question

You can now talk about yourself in Irish.

Section 3: Tá Mé Tinn.
I told you I was sick
Preview
01:56
Cad é Seo?
Preview
03:41
Saying You Are Unwell
1 question
Section 4: Uimhreacha
How Many Are There?
03:35
What Time Is It?
02:22
1 question

How do you say it is 7.20 in Irish?

Section 5: Verbs
Present Tense
02:25
Present Continuous
01:17
Past Tense
02:09
More Past
02:11
Future Time
02:29
Did You See Him?
1 question
Section 6: Pronouns and Prepositions
Possessive Pronouns
03:54
Section 7: Bonus Lecture
His, Hers or Theirs?
1 question
Tim Ferriss' 12 Phrases
02:01
Section 8: Recommendations
Resources
01:56

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Instructor Biography

Cathal Ó Manacháin, Irish Teacher, Writer and Musician.

I have been teaching Irish for about 30 years and have a Masters degree in Irish Language and Literature.

In the last 10 years I have been specializing in teaching Irish to adults.

As well as writing educational material for students of different ages, I have my own business providing subtitles for Irish language television programs.

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