Speak Gaelic with Confidence / Edition 1

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An all-audio survival program for beginners that will get them conversing in no time!

  • An audio-based course for beginners, requiring no reading.
  • Twenty conversations, and following explanations and instructions, are simple and bite-sized, making this a very accessible program.
  • Includes three audio CDs.

Boyd Robertson (Glasgow, Scotland) is a reader in Gaelic and head of language education at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Gordon Wells (Armadale, Scotland) teaches for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Scotland's Gaelic College, on the award-winning online access course "An Cùrsa Inntrigidh."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071736190
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/12/2010
  • Series: Teach Yourself Language Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Boyd Robertson is a reader in Gaelic and head of language education at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. He is a native of the island of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides, where Gaelic was his mother tongue. He has extensive experience of designing and producing courses and resources for learners of Gaelic. He is coauthor of the Teach Yourself Gaelic course and cocompiler of the Teach Yourself Gaelic Dictionary.

Gordon Wells teaches for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Scotland's Gaelic College, on the award-winning online access course "An Cùrsa Inntrigidh." He has accumulated significant experience working with beginners in the language. He has taught students online in Canada, the United States, and Australia, as well as throughout the United Kingdom. He is currently engaged in developing community-based video materials for intermediate learners of both English and Gaelic.

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Table of Contents

Making acquaintances/Getting to know people/Socialising with friends/Making travel arrangements/Discussing everyday activities/Visiting a pub/At a ceilidh/Out hillwalking/At the shops/At the museum and art centre

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