Introduction to Welsh Language I

National University of Ireland, Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Welsh Language I

  • Host University

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Welsh

  • Language Level

    Beginning

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Welsh is currently the most widely used of the Celtic languages, in both colloquial and formal circumstances. The course provides an introduction to the language spoken and written in Wales today, but with emphasis on the spoken language. The course is aimed at complete beginners in the language. The teaching materials will be provided in the course of the module. WE111 in Semester 1 is a prerequisite for WE113 in Semester 2

    Learning outcomes:
    ? Basic grounding in the grammar of spoken Modern Welsh.
    ? The ability to conduct and follow simple conversations in Welsh.
    ? A background in some aspects of Welsh culture today

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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