Blas na Gaidhlig: The Practical Guide to Scottish Gaelic Pronunciation

Blas na Gaidhlig: The Practical Guide to Scottish Gaelic Pronunciation

by Michael Bauer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781907165009
Publisher: Akerbeltz
Publication date: 02/24/2011
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 858,661
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.44(d)

Table of Contents

I Foreword
II Structure of the book
III Learning a language
IV Why is pronunciation more important for Gaelic learners?
V The Gaelic Granny Syndrome
VI Dialect or standard?
VII Style? What style?
VIII The transcription system
IX Letter or sound?
X Still 'all sound same'?
XI Unit structure
XII Time to loosen up!
1 The vowels or Tongue Twisters Part 1
2 The consonants
3 More exercises
4 Phonology or how to put all these sounds together
5 The Gaelic writing system
6 The last word
I Appendix I - The Wordlist
II Appendix II - Conversion charts
III Appendix III - Key to the exercises
IV Appendix IV - The Guide to Reading Gaelic
V Bibliography
VI About the author

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