Irish Language Courses

Cúrsaí 2016 / 2017 Courses:

Cúrsaí Ábhar Oidí /
Courses for Student Teachers

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Cúrsai do Mhúinteoiri Bunscoile (SCG & OCG) /
Courses for Primary Teachers (SCG & OCG)

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Cúrsai do Mhúinteoiri Bunscoile (EPV Days) /
Courses for Primary Teachers (EPV Days)

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Courses for Students of Postgraduate Masters in Education

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Prospective Applicant Teachers (Weekends)

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Mature and Repeat Leaving Cert Students

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Third Level Students

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Courses for Adults

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Cúrsa Ábhar Oidí agus d’iarchéimithe 2017 /
Courses for Student Teachers and Postgraduate Student Teachers 2017

Ábhar Oidí sona sásta ag foghlaim agus ag sealbhú na Gaeilge i dtumoideachas nádúrtha teanga.
Cáisc (Easter) 09-04-2017 – 23-04-2017
Bealtaine (May) 30-04-2017 – 14-05-2017
Lúl (July) 02-07-2017 – 16-07-2017
  16-07-2017 – 23-07-2017
  23-07-2017 – 06-08-2017
Lúnasa (August) 06-08-2017 – 20-08-2017
  20-08-2017 – 03-09-2017

Price: €750 per 2 week course

Classes

Morning:

  • Formal classes with emphasis on spoken Irish, grammar, culture and preparation for oral exam.

Afternoon events:

  • Creating of portfolio of teaching resources e.g. dánta, rannta, amhráin, scéalta, tomhaiseanna, tréanna, rabhlóga agus seanfhocail.
  • Creating a teaching aid using technology e.g. digital story (3rd year students)
  • Creating a portfolio of teaching resources for S.P.H.E. (3rd year students)
  • Spóirt
  • Sean nós dancing and singing workshop
  • Céilí dancing workshop

Evening:

  • Quiz
  • Céilí
  • Sing song

Accommodation

The houses are all of high quality and registered with the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Friends can stay in the same house together.

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Cúrsai do Mhúinteoiri Bunscoile (SCG & OCG) 2016-17 /
Courses for Primary Teachers (SCG & OCG) 2016-17

February Mid-term Break  

19/02/2017 – 26/02/2017

Easter // Revision course (Preparation for SCG/OCG exams)  

09/04/2017 – 16/04/2017

Summer 2017  

Courses will run every week during the summer beginning 2 July until 19th August 2017.

 

You may do one, two or three weeks

Price: €450 per week

All courses will concentrate on preparation for SCG/OCG exams. Students will study grammar, translation, comprehension and Curaclam na Gaeilge. Students will also study the prose and poetry on the SCG syllabus and both SCG and OCG teachers will get every opportunity and support to prepare for their oral exam in the Irish language.

Classes

  • Classes will run every day from 10.00 am to 1.30 pm.
  • Additional classes will be held in the evening for those who need further help for the oral test and the grammar. The College employs highly qualified teachers. Emphasis will be placed on speaking and linguistic accuracy. The intensive preparation for oral and written examination.
  • Sample essay booklets will be available for each person at each end of the course.
  • Sample answers to past SCG/OCG papers.
  • Interview preparation evening. Facilitator is a current assessor on diocesan panel for interviews for primary teaching jobs.
  • Ongoing support and advice for all parts of SCG/OCG exams up to time of exam. This includes correction of lesson plans and projects for the Irish practical exam in school which is part of exams.
  • Foreign teachers given one to one tuition for exam. This also applies to teachers who took the ordinary level Irish paper in their leaving cert. or teachers whose Irish may be weak .
  • All support and services included in fee. No extra or hidden charges.

Turas go dtí Dún ChonchubhairAfternoon Events

  • Céilis
  • Dancing and sean nós
  • Quiz
  • Trip to local historic places

Accommodation

The houses are all of high quality and registered with the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Friends can stay together in the same house.

Online Courses

Please contact us for more information about our online classes for SCG/OCG teachers.

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Cúrsai do Mhúinteoiri Bunscoile (EPV Days) 2017 /
Courses for Primary Teachers (EPV Days) 2017

Lúl (July) 03-07-2017 – 07-07-2017
Lúnasa (August) 07-08-2017 – 11-08-2017

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Cúrsa Gaeltachta do Scoláisrí Iarchéime Máistreachta sa Mhúinteoireacht Bunscoile / Gaeltacht Course for Students doing Postgraduate Masters in Education

There will be a course for students doing their first Gaeltacht placement and also a course for students doing their second Gaeltacht placement.

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Prospective Applicant Teachers

We provide courses for those wishing  to get into the Post Graduate course in Primary Teaching either in the Colleges of Education or Hibernia College.

These courses prepare the students for the Irish interview and also English and general interview.

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Mature and Repeat Leaving Cert Students

We provide night and online courses for mature students or repeating students who are taking their Leaving Cert Irish exam with a view to getting into teaching.

Excellent notes and one-to-one help with oral given.

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Third Level Students

Students who are studying Irish for a degree can contact us for more information on our night and online courses. Excellent notes and one-to-one help with oral given.

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Adults

We provide courses for adults who wish to learn Irish or refresh their existing skills.

We cater for people who wish to learn Irish for themselves or for people who need Irish for their work, e.g. health professionals, the Gardaí, the army, civil servants, bank officials, etc.

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