9780071475624

Speaking Irish (DVD Edition) Take your language skills beyond basics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071475624

  • ISBN10:

    0071475621

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2008-01-02
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Take a big step toward fluency in Irish Speaking Irishis a unique opportunity to sharpen your listening and conversational skills in the company of speakers from all corners of Ireland. Filmed on location throughout Ireland, the DVD features authentic, unrehearsed interviews with more than twenty Irish speakers, representing all three regional dialects. Just put the disc in your DVD player, and your journey begins. Hear Aoife weigh the pros and cons of life in Dublin as opposed to the Irish countryside. Listen to Mairin describe a good friend. Learn about Gaelic games and their place in the community from Donncha. And enjoy animated discussions of other topics like family, education, the environment, the Gaeltacht, and the Irish in America. The companion book provides a transcript of all the interviews, plus extensive exercises and notes on vocabulary, grammar, regional variations, and more. Download additional classroom activities at mhprofessional.com.

Author Biography

Siuán Ní Mhaonaigh and Antain Mac Lochlainn are leading authors of Irish language learning materials. Siuán specializes in language testing and teacher training, while Antain develops training materials for English-Irish translators and editors.

Table of Contents

Ceantar dugrave;chais/Native place
An teaghlach/The family
Obair/Work
Caitheamh aimsire/Pastimes
Saol na cathrach/City life
Ag foghlaim teangacha/Learning languages
Daoine/People
Taisteal/Travel
Cugrave;rsaigrave; spograve;irt/Sport
Tuairimigrave; 1/Opinions 1
Oideachas/Education
An timpeallacht/The environment
An Ghaeltacht/The Gaeltacht (Irish speaking areas in Ireland)
Saol na mban/Women
Scegrave;alta/Stories
Cultugrave;r/Culture
Tuairimigrave; 2/Opinions 2
Cuimhnigrave;/Memories
eire inniu/Ireland today
Classroom activities
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