Colloquial Irish: The Complete Course for Beginners

Colloquial Irish: The Complete Course for Beginners

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ISBN-13: 9781317305286
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/27/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 247
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Thomas Ihde is currently director of the Institute for Irish-American Studies at Lehman College, CUNY, New York. His current research focuses on Irish language materials development and bilingual acquisition. His previous publications include a book on the Irish Language (1994, Bergin and Garvey).

Maire Ni Neachtain, a native Irish speaker from West Galway, teaches language, literature and linguistics at the Department of Irish, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland.

Dr Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew currently teaches Irish at the University of Pennsylvania, and was previously President of the North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers.

John Gillen, a research fellow at the Institute for Irish-American Studies, has taught Modern Irish and Old Irish for the New York Gaelic Society, and currently works at Hostos Community College, CUNY.



Table of Contents

1. Ag cur aithne ar dhaoine – Getting to Know People   2. Ag caint fút féin – Talking about Yourself   3. Ag caint faoin teaghlach – Talking about the Family   4. Ag lorg eolais faoi lóistín – Seeking Information about Lodgings   5. Ag caint faoi chaithimh aimsire – Speaking about Pastimes   6. Ag cur síos ar imeachtaí an lae – Describing Events of the Day   7. Ag caint faoi na scileanna atá agat – Talking About the Skills that you Have   8. Ag cur síos ar chúrsaí oibre – Describing Employment Situations   9. Bia, Deoch agus Ceol – Food, Drink and Music   10. Sláinte – Health   11. Éadaí agus siopadóireacht – Clothes and Shopping   12. Laethanta saoire agus taisteal – Vacation and Travel   13. Orduithe – Orders   14. Ag déanamh socruithe – Making Arrangements.

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