Irish 102: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture by Ciarán MacMurchaidh (FutureLearn)

Online CoursesHistoryIrish 102: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture4.8 (107 reviews)Find out how to speak, write and understand basic words, phrases and dialogues in Irish. Email me when I can join14,071 enrolled on this course


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Effective Training Methods (9%)
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Helpful Guide, Beginner Friendly (8%)
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Course content

The calendar, seasons, months of the year and days of the week

Food and drink

Numbers and telling the time

What you wear, clothes and colours

An Cló Gaelach and Irish script

Arranging to meet a friend

Greetings and blessings

Introduction to the Irish language

The weather and its many forms

Art, culture and language

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This course follows the course Irish 101: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture. You'll learn about the basics of the Irish language and how to speak it. Additionally, you'll be able to discuss the weather, tell the time, and explore the vibrant culture of Ireland.


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Students appreciate the variety of resources and practical vocabulary provided in the course. They enjoy the balance between culture and language and find the challenges stimulating. The opportunity to practice speaking and interacting with other learners is also highly valued. Overall, the course is considered wonderful and highly recommended for anyone looking to learn Irish.

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Some students find the pace of the course occasionally too fast, suggesting a need for slower progression. However, they acknowledge the importance of learning the steps and appreciate the great feedback provided. Despite this minor issue, the course is still regarded as excellent and beneficial for learners.

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