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|Dates:||July 10 – August 7, 2015||Credits:||6 Semester Credits/12 ECTS Credits|
|Enrolment Deadline:||April 24, 2015||Location:||NUI Galway Irish Language Centre, An Cheathrú Rua, Co . Galway|
Academic Director: Dorothy Ní Uigín
SS102 Beginners Course (A1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
This four week intensive course provides a basic knowledge of spoken Irish and a general introduction to Irish linguistic culture. It is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of Irish. (6 Semester Credits)
SS103 Elementary Course (A2 on the Common European Framenwork of Reference for Languages)
The University is also offering a course for those who have some knowledge of the spoken language. Its aim is to help participants expess themselves at an improved level of grammer and vocabulary. (6 Semester Credits)
SS104 Intermediate Course (B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
The University is also offering a course for those who have a general knowledge of the language structures and a good vocabulary. Its aim is to help participants become fluent and communicate more effectively in the spoken dialect of Conamara Irish. (6 Semester Credits)
SS105 Ardchúrsa (B2 on the Common Framework of Reference for Languages)
Tá an Ollscoil ag tairiscint cúrsa dóibh siúd a bhfuil ardchaighdeán Gaeilge acu. Beidh na rannpháirtithe in ann labhairt go líofa agus beidh tuiscint acu ar struchtúir agus rialacha na teanga. (6 Chreidmheas Seimeastair)
Each course will include:
- Intensive instruction in spoken Irish each day.
- Special classes in traditional Irish singing and dancing.
- Introductory lectures on relevant topics including Irish History, Literature, Folklore and Society.
Excursions and visits will be arranged to several Irish-speaking locations to experience language and culture in their natural environment. Towns and villages that will be visited include Ros a’ Mhíl, Ros Muc and An Spidéal with its local specialised crafts. The course will include receptions and evenings of traditional Irish entertainment for students.
Tuition and Fees
€945 full board, sharing
€1,365 full board, single room
For further information applicants should contact:
Summer School Office,
T: +353 91 495442