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Semester 1

Introduction to Gaelic Language and Culture (CELT08017)

Course Website

http://www.celtscot.ed.ac.uk/celtic_gaelic%20courses.htm#glc

Subject

Celtic

College

CAHSS

Credits

20

Normal Year Taken

1

Delivery Session Year

2022/2023

Pre-requisites

It is not suitable for students to take this course alongside Gaelic 1A (CELT08004) OR Gaelic 1B (CELT08005). Please note that this course may incur additional costs for academic materials.

Course Summary

An introduction to the Scottish Gaelic language and the history and culture of Gaelic Scotland. Teaching consists of three one-hour language workshops per week, one one-hour lecture, and a biweekly tutorial.

Course Description

Introduction to Gaelic Language and Culture aims to give students with no previous knowledge of Scottish Gaelic a general introduction to the language and a general overview of the history and culture of Gaelic Scotland. By the end of the course, students may expect to have gained a basic competence in spoken and written Scottish Gaelic and to have acquired a general understanding of the history and culture of Gaelic Scotland.

Assessment Information

Written Exam 0%, Coursework 70%, Practical Exam 30%

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