This is a course is for those who will be doing the Leaving Certificate Irish Oral Examination this year (Higher level and Ordinary level). This course is available on Gaelchultúr’s e-learning website, ranganna.com, and learners who enrol on the course will work by themselves, independent of a teacher.
Vocabulary and useful phrases
Comprehensive lists of vocabulary and useful phrases relating to the topics below are provided in this course:
Sample conversations between the examiner and the candidate are also provided.
An tsraith pictiúr
Vocabulary and useful phrases relating to each sraith pictiúr [series of pictures] as well as a sample description of each sraith pictiúr that is on the syllabus this year are also provided. The sample description of each sraith pictiúr is very detailed and a range of useful idiomatic and colloquial expressions are included, which will help candidates achieve high marks in this section of the oral examination.
As well as the vocabulary and useful phrases that are provided in the course, there is also additional information and a range of interactive exercises that are based on important points of grammar relating to each conversation topic.
In addition to the written materials, sound files are also provided throughout the course enabling learners to listen to the words and phrases as often as they like, which will help them to learn the correct pronunciation of new words and phrases.