Gaelic / Fàilte gu Gàidhlig: NM

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Study Mode

1 Year - 1 Evening p/w

Start date
Sept 2024
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Course overview

Have you always been intrigued by our native language, Scottish Gaelic? Do you want to dive into Scotland’s oldest indigenous language, be part of the regeneration of the Gaelic language and enhance your career prospects? Yes? Then our introductory level Gaelic course is just what you need.

The focus of the course is on developing speaking skills, studying various topics and using workbooks, worksheets, websites, videos and films.

This course is aimed at beginners but may also be of interest to Gaelic speakers who wish to improve their level of spoken Gaelic.

This course will be delivered at Springburn campus with one three-hour (5pm-8pm) in person session per week.

Delivery will be supported by a range of videos and other teaching materials which can be accessed remotely.

What you will learn

You will develop your conversational Gaelic language and communication skills.

Topics you will study include friendships and family, pastimes and travel, education and work, healthy lifestyle choices, technology, society and culture.

Entry requirements

There is no formal entry qualification.

An informal interview will be available should you want to talk about any elements of the course

Career Opportunities

You could have enhanced employment opportunities in various areas e.g. community projects; media; working with local authorities; administration and tourism as Gaelic is often required in these areas

Find out more

Find out more about they key strategies for developing Gaelic language in Scotland - About Us – Bòrd na Gàidhlig (