Scottish Gaelic Language and Culture 2 (CLST3613)


In this unit students will apply advanced methods of language-learning, sociolinguistics and literary criticism to the understanding of Scottish Gaelic Language and Culture. Students will analyse the most influential theories, historical and contemporary, about the role of Scottish Gaelic in contemporary Scottish society. They will evaluate ways that the language has interacted with other cultures in modern times. Students will learn how to apply their understanding of Scottish Gaelic Language and Culture to the social and political challenges of today.

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2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


2x1000wd Essays (45%), 1x2hr exam (45%), 1x500wd equivalent oral assessment (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge


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