Irish Language Courses

Cúrsaí 2019 / 2020 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

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Student Teachers Secondary School

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Courses for TEG Oral Exam

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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 2020 /
Courses for B.Ed. and P.M.E. Student Teachers 2020

Ábhar Oidí sona sásta ag foghlaim agus ag sealbhú na Gaeilge i dtumoideachas nádúrtha teanga.
Eanáir / January 09/01/2020 - 23/01/2020 *
Cáisc / Easter 04/04/2020 - 18/04/2020
Bealtaine / May

03/05/2020 - 17/05/2020 *
17/05/2020 - 31/05/2020 *

Jun/Jul/Aug Courses will go ahead on demand, please contact us for arrangements.
August 16/08/2020 - 30/08/2020
September 30/08/2020 - 13/09/2020

* Dates can be changed to suit the group

Price: €750 per 2 week course

Tá na cúrsaí go léir ar siúl i gcoláiste Chroí Mhuir, an mheáncoil áitiúil i mbaile an Spidéil.
All courses run by Coláiste Naomh Éanna are held in  Coláiste Chroí Mhuire, the local secondary school in Spiddal village.

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) 2019-2020 /
Courses for Primary Teachers (SCG & OCG) 2019-2020

October Mid-term Break 2019

27/10/2019 - 03/11/2019

February Mid-term Break

16/02/2019 - 22/02/2019

Easter - Course A

05/04/2020 -11/04/2020

Easter - Course B

12/04/2020 - 18/04/2020

Summer

Courses will run every week from 28/06/2020 - 15/08/2020

 

Teachers may do one, two or three weeks during the months of July and August

Price: €500 per week

Price includes:

  • Full Board accommodation with Bean an Tí
  • All classes in the Coláiste
  • Extra classes after 6pm
  • Advise on project for SCG candidates. (Available up to time of practical exam in school).
  • Advise and samples of yearly scheme, weekly scheme and lesson plan. (Available up to time of practical exam in school)
  • Advice on all aspects of exams up to time of the exam for all teachers attending Gaeltacht course.
  • Sample questions and answers for teaching posts interview  available to all teachers attending Gaeltacht course.
  • One to one help while in the Gaeltacht to all SCG/OCG teachers who didn’t attend primary or secondary school in Ireland. This includes one to one help in constructing the answers and recording oral questions and answers l specifically for that person.
  • Access to a repository with:
    • Grammar including verbs for SCG/OCG exams with explanations in English.
    • All past papers in SCG/OCG exams with answers and explanations in English – Translation, grammar, comprehension and Muineadh na Gaeilge .
    • Sample oral exam recording (SCG and OCG exam). (This helps with pronounciation and practice in speaking)
    • Recording of questions and answers for pictures  (OCG exam).
    • Sample letters (OCG exam).
    • Prose and Poetry sample answers for SCG candidates.
    • Sample essays and phrases for SCG exam.

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Cúrsai do Mhúinteoiri Bunscoile (EPV Days) 2020 /
Courses for Primary Teachers (EPV Days) 2020

July 06-07-20120 – 10-07-2020

Cost:

€250 (Classes only)
€520 (Full board shared accommodation)

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Prospective Applicant Teachers

Irish Course for prospective applicant teachers for PME Primary Teaching 2019 /
Cúrsaí Gaeilge d’iarrthóirí don chúrsa MGO Múinteoireacht Bunscoile  2019

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.

October Mid-term Break 2019

27/10/2019 - 03/11/2019

Private classes also available during the school year

Cost: €520 (Covers all classes and full board accommodation)

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Student Teachers Secondary School

June Contact us for details and dates
July / August Course will run every week from 28/06/20120 – 15/08/20120

Courses for Student Teachers Secondary Secondary School or students studying Irish for their degree:

May 10/5/2020 - 24/5/2020
July / August Course will run every week from 28/06/20120 – 15/08/2020

 

Please Note: Courses for PME Secondary School may be set up on demand.

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Courses for TEG Oral Exam

New course specifically for applicants doing the TEG oral exam for Primary Teaching or Hibernia Interview for PME Primary or Secondary School Teaching.

October 2019 22/10/2019 – 2/11/2019
January 2020 05/01/2020 -18/01/2020

Prospective applicant teachers will be catered for on any of the courses run during the year.

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Adult Learners Courses 2020

These courses are suitable for any Adult at improvers or advanced level who wishes to impriove their spoken and written language. These may include people who just want to reach a high level in the Irish language, TEG exam applicants, Prospective Applicant Teachers, gardaí, civil servants, government officials, healthcare professionals, Special Needs Assistants etc.

Whatever your needs for the Irish language is please contact us for information on a suitable course for you.

Beginner Learners: Please contact us for information.

February

09/02/2020 - 13/02/2020

March

23/03/2020 - 27/03/2020

April

27/04/2020 - 01/05/2020

June

29/06/2020 - 03/07/2020

July

13/07/2020 - 17/07/2020

20/07/2020 - 24/07/2020

August

10/08/2020 - 14/08/2020

17/08/2020 - 21/08/2020

24/08/2020 - 28/08/2020

September

31/08/2020 - 04/09/2020

07/09/2020 - 11/09/2020

October 12/10/2020 - 16/10/2020
November

09/11/2020 - 13/11/2020

23/11/2020 - 27/11/2020

Ranganna:  Beidh an bhéim ar an teanga labhartha le léitheoireacht agus scríbhneireacht.
Emphasis will be on the oral language with some reading and writing to go with the new vocabulary, phrases and sentences learned.

Feabhsaitheoirí/Improvers/ Chun tosaigh/ Advanced:
Gaeilge Labhartha , Léitheoireact, Scríbhneoireacht, Gramadach, Cluasthuiscint.
Spoken Irish, Reading, Writing, Grammar and aural tasks.

Imeachtaí Tráthnóna/ Evening Activities: Céilí, Tráth na gCeisteanna; Amhránaíocht ar an sean-nós; Damhsa ar an sean-nós; Siúlóid sa Spidéal; Seisiún ceoil./ Céilí, Quiz, Sean-nós singing, sean-nós dancing, walks in An Spidéal, music sessions.
These evening activities are optional. Extra classes will be available in the evening for people who are studying for exams.

Turas go ceann d’Oileáin Árann/ Tour to one of the Aran islands: (roghnach/optional). (Summer only)
Price of tour not included in course fee.

Lóistín/Accommodation
A list of accommodation sanctioned by the department of the Gaeltacht will be provided. The Irish Language is the spoken language of these families. It is the responsibility of all course particaipants to book and pay for their own accommodation.

Price: €250 per week (deposit €50 non-refundable)
Price includes classes, any notes or handouts given and afternoon and evening activities as well as a link to learning material in dropbox for home study.

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Leaving Cert Mature Student Course (Must be over 18)

October Mid-term Break 2019

27/10/2019 - 01/11/2019

January 2020 06/01/2020 – 19/01/2020 (Can choose to do one week or two weeks)
February 2020 16/02/2020 – 22/02/2020

Price: €500 per week.

Price includes full board accommodation with Bean an Tí, all classes and notes, access to a repository with study and learning material.

Course Content:

    • Sample questions and answers for oral exam including pictures. Plenty of opportunity to practice one to one or in small groups.
    • Plenty of practice in reading and answering comprehensions from past leaving cert papers.
    • Study of grammar with emphasis on recognizing  the grammar parts that come up in the comprehension e.g. Briathar Saor; Aidiacht Bhriathra; Ainm Briathra; Tuiseal Ginideach Uatha; Tuiseal Ginideach Iolra.
    • Plenty of practice in Aural Comprehension (Past papers).
    • Link to a dropbox with Sample essays; Sample answers to Prose and Poetry questions and answers to past leaving cert comprehension questions.
    • Support and advise up to time of exam by phone, email or text.

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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.

    Students studying for B.A. degree in Irish, P.M.E. Post Primary Teaching or ant degree or qualification in Irish will benefit from the course.

    The syllabus for the course is as follows:

    • Teanga ó Bhéal / Oral Irish
    • Aistriúchá / Translation
    • Gramadach / Grammar
    • Léamhthuiscint / Comprehension (Leibhéil éagsúla mar a oireann / different levels as needed)
    • Éisteacht / Aural


    Course Dates:

    October Mid-term Break 2019

    27/10/2019 - 03/11/2019

    Private classes also available during the school year.

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