Modern Irish Language and Culture 1 (CLST2610)


The Irish language has one of the oldest literary traditions in Europe. The language is widely used today and is the vehicle for a rich culture. In this course the Irish language will be studied in depth in the context of Irish history and culture.

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2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


2x1000wd essays (46%), 1x1000wd exam (46%), 1x500wd oral exam (8%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

18 junior credit points from any of (Arabic, Archaeology, English, French, Ancient Greek, German, Hebrew, History, Italian, Latin, Linguistics, Modern Greek, Sanskrit, or Spanish)

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