Modern Irish I
Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 5KS204
- Education cycle
- First cycle
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
- Finalised by
- The Faculty Board of Languages, 4 February 2010
- Responsible department
- Department of English
The syllabus was adopted by the Board of the Faculty of Languages on 2007-11-06 to take effect as of 2008-07-01.
En B (specific entry requirements 2)
Requirements have been lowered in relation to the original specific entry requirements.
Upon completing the component students will
- Have an elementary Modern Irish vocabulary
- Be able to understand simple spoken and written Irish
- Be able to write and speak simple Irish sentences
- Have a basic knowledge of Irish grammar
- Have a basic knowledge in Irish literature
The course deals with central aspects of Modern Irish grammar. It provides basic proficiency in reading and writing Modern Irish. Speaking and listening comprehension are trained through group discussions.
Examination is done both orally and in writing as well as by continuous assessment. Grades used are either Fail, Pass, or Pass with Distinction.
Students who do not achieve a passing grade on the regular examination will have another opportunity to take the examination within a reasonable period of time after the regular examination.
Students who fail a certain examination twice have the right upon request, following consultation with the head of department, to have another examiner appointed.
Course level in relation to degree requirements
The course is given within the scope of the first semester of the subject Celtic languages and constitutes a part of Celtic languages A.
For admission to the course Celtic languages B another 22.7 higher education credits from Celtic languages A are required.
If the syllabus or course reading for a component has been changed, students have a right to be examined under the original syllabus and course reading on two occasions during the following semester. Normally this right then expires. Otherwise there are no limitations on the number of examination opportunities.
For transitional regulations in the case of changes in the syllabus, please contact the student adviser.