QuickGuide™ Irish Grammar

Is cúrsa idirghníomhach é seo atá bunaithe ar an gcárta sracfhéachana den ainm céanna, QuickGuide Irish Grammar, atá ar díol ar siopa.ie. Sa chúrsa ar líne seo beidh tú in ann tabhairt faoi cheachtanna bunaithe ar ábhar an chárta agus beidh deis agat an méid atá foghlamtha agat uaidh a chleachtadh.

12 months
11 units
20-25 hours
Interactive exercises
Discussion forum


This is an interactive course based on the glance card of the same name, QuickGuide™ Irish Grammar, which is for sale on siopa.ie. In this online course you’ll be able to try exercises based on the content of the glance card and you’ll have an opportunity to practise what you have learned.

Important: It’s advisable to study the grammar rules contained on the glance card QuickGuide Irish Grammar before attempting the exercises in this online course. The grammar rules on which the exercises are based are contained on the card only.

QuickGuide Irish Grammar online aims to give those who undertake the course the opportunity to:

  • practise some of the main aspects of Irish language grammar
  • gain a better understanding of the grammatical rules through applying them.

Course Content

Course units

There are 11 units in the course and each one of them corresponds to the page with the same number in the glance card QuickGuide Irish Grammar. These are the aspects of grammar dealt with in the various units:

  1. Unit 1: Using the Dictionary
  2. Unit 2: The Article and Gender of Nouns • The Vocative Case
  3. Unit 3: The Genitive Case, Singular and Plural
  4. Unit 4: Noun Endings in the Genitive Case • The Copula Is
  5. Unit 5: General Rules Governing Verbs • The Verb Bí • Regular Verbs
  6. Unit 6: Irregular verbs • The Imperative Mood
  7. Unit 7: Pronunciation and Orthography • Months and Days • Location and Motion • Directions
  8. Unit 8: Adjectives
  9. Unit 9: Numbers
  10. Unit 10: Personal Pronouns • Prepositional Pronouns • Possessive Adjectives
  11. Unit 11: Simple Prepositions • Simple Prepositions and the Article
Unit Content
Key sounds
The pronunciations which the learner should focus on in that particular unit.
Useful information
The grammar relevant to the topic covered in the unit. This grammar is presented in context and in manageable chunks, and complicated terminology is avoided.
Four dialogues, with accompanying translations into English. The language contained in these dialogues is natural and authentic, and reflects everyday usage.
Vocabulary and Useful phrases
Core vocabulary and useful phrases relating to the theme of the unit.
A wide range of fun to-do activities based on the vocabulary and grammar presented in the unit. The written exercises are interactive. Once you’ve completed an exercise, you can click on the “Send” button and receive feedback immediately. You’re told which answers were correct and which were incorrect, you’re given the correct answers and a score. The oral exercises are accompanied by sounds files.
These short passages aim to give the learner information about the history of the Irish language and a better understanding of Irish in the contemporary world.
Useful tips for learners
Handy tips on how to become a more efficient language learner.
Talking heads
The ‘Talking heads’ section contains video segments featuring a range of speakers, filmed on location in Dublin and Galway.

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