Irish Language Courses

Cúrsaí 2017 / 2018 Courses:

Cúrsaí Ábhar Oidí agus d’iarchéimithe /
Courses for B.Ed. and P.M.E. 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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Prospective Applicant Teachers (Weekends)

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Courses for Adults

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Mature and Repeat Leaving Cert Students

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Third Level Students

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Cúrsa Ábhar Oidí agus d’iarchéimithe 2018 /
Courses for B.Ed. and P.M.E. Student Teachers 2018

Ábhar Oidí sona sásta ag foghlaim agus ag sealbhú na Gaeilge i dtumoideachas nádúrtha teanga.
January 03/01/2018 - 17/01/2018
Easter 24/03/2018 - 07/04/2018
May 28/04/2018 - 12/05/2018
August

19/08/2018 - 02/09/2018

September

02/09/2018 - 16/09/2018

Jul/Aug/Sep: Courses are also available from 1 July - 15 September 2018

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) 2017-18 /
Courses for Primary Teachers (SCG & OCG) 2017-18

October 2017  

29/10/2017 – 05/11/2017

February  

11/02/2018 – 18/02/2018

Easter  

25/03/2018 – 01/04/2018

01/04/2018 – 08/04/2018

July/August  

Courses will run every week from 1 July until 26th August 2018.

 

You may do one, two or three weeks

October 2018  

28/10/2018 – 05/11/2018

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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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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October

29/10/2017 - 05/11/2017

February

11/02/2018 - 18/02/2018

Easter

01/04/2018 - 01/04/2018

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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.

Summer A

9/7/2018 - 13/7/2018

Summer B

16/7/2018 - 20/7/2018

Summer C

23/7/2018 - 27/7/2018

Summer D

06/8/2018 - 10/8/2018

13/8/2017 - 17/8/2017

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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.

October

29/10/2017 - 05/11/2017

February

11/02/2018 - 18/02/2018

Easter

25/03/2018 - 01/04/2018

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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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