Irish Levels 1,2 &3 Certification

  • Course provided by New Skills Academy
  • Study type: Online
  • Starts: Anytime
  • Price: £37.20 £120

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Course Description

Irish – Level 1

Most people in Ireland are fluent in English, but the national and first official language of Ireland is actually Irish, also known as Gaelic. This is an Indo-European language native to the islands of Ireland and still spoken as a first language in many concentrated areas across the country, specifically Galway, Cork, Kerry, and Donegal. Across the world, there are thousands of Irish speakers fluent in this rich and interesting language. Irish is considered to have the oldest recorded literature in all of Western Europe. Why not take on learning this language full of history and culture, gaining a whole new perspective and set of opportunities? The goal of Level 1 is to leave you with a wide basis of vocabulary, an ability to converse freely in Irish, and a beginner’s knowledge of Irish grammar, sentence structure, and syntax. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to have conversations in Irish and will have a strong foundation to continue learning the language and new vocabulary.

You Will Learn:

  • How to converse in Irish at a basic level
  • The Irish alphabet and Irish sentence structure to kick start your understanding of the language
  • A wide array of Irish vocabulary
  • A selection of the most used Irish verbs and how they are conjugated
  • A beginner’s guide to Irish grammar and how to use it in conversation and writing

Benefits of Taking This Course:

  • Start off your Irish education with a solid foundation and important details of the language
  • Learn useful skills and pieces of conversation to start speaking Irish as soon as possible
  • Complete this course with a basic ability to speak and understand Irish
  • Focus on Irish grammar, syntax, and sentence structure to ensure proper comprehension and the ability to use written Irish
  • You will understand how to identify, understand, and respond to basic questions in Irish

Irish – Level 2

If you already know some Irish, Level 2 Irish is a great course for you. Throughout Level 2, you will get the chance to practise your existing skills while also continually adding to your knowledge. Level 2 focuses on some of the most important verbs in Irish as well as some common topics of conversation. The goal of Level 2 is to reinforce your current knowledge while sustainably adding additional information to your repertoire. You will dive a little deeper into the rules and intricacies of the Irish language while also adding words to your vocabulary and learning about useful things like counting and telling the time. Upon completion of Level 2, you will be equipped with a wide variety of new speaking, writing, and listening skills in Irish. Each level is aimed to give you additional confidence to use your newfound language skills in the real world, and the modules will give you the tools you need to do just that. You will be able to absorb information sustainably and quickly with the expertly designed and paced modules.

You Will Learn:

  • About the main and most used verbs in Irish and how to conjugate and use them
  • Irish spelling and more about the alphabet
  • Useful day-to-day knowledge like how to speak about professions, answer questions, and describe things
  • How to use and identify Irish words like prepositions, adjectives, and pronouns
  • The most common verb tenses in Irish and when to use them appropriately

Benefits of Taking This Course:

  • Improve your Irish skills and learn more about the form and function of the language
  • Gain better Irish speaking abilities
  • Learn how to ask and answer a variety of questions and types of questions
  • Gain a deeper mastery of the Irish language- both spoken and written
  • Expand your Irish vocabulary and your knowledge of grammar, syntax, and structure

Irish – Level 3

If you already have a basis of knowledge and are somewhat confident in Irish but want to take your skills to the next level- Level 3 Irish is the ideal course for you. Level 3 focuses on giving you the tools to tackle some of the most complex and irregular parts of the Irish language. In Level 3, you will learn about specific words that are important in Irish. You will have the chance to add to your vocabulary with useful focus on topics like hotels, restaurants, airports, and business travel. Level 3 is ideal for ensuring that you truly understand the ins and outs of the Irish language. This will help with Irish writing skills and make it easier and easier for you to converse in Irish, even with native speakers! This is the final level in your Irish course, and it aims to give you the necessary tools to use your Irish in day-to-day life and truly understand when you read or hear it elsewhere.

You Will Learn:

  • How and when to use each of the verb tenses
  • A more in-depth look at some other Irish verbs and how they are conjugated
  • How to describe things and people in Irish
  • How to ask and answer more complex questions in Irish
  • How to use and identify each type of Irish word, like verbs, prepositions, adjectives and others

Benefits of Taking This Course:

  • Hone in your knowledge and understanding of the Irish language by diving into even more details and complex ways of using it.
  • Learn specifics that can be used in situations like ordering meals, asking questions about the past, or others
  • Add to your existing knowledge of Irish by expanding your vocabulary even further
  • Learn about negating sentences and questions
  • Learn about the irregularities of the Irish language and some of the most common irregular verbs