The Scottish Gaelic language has a very old literary tradition. This unit will introduce students to this culture by providing them with the basic structure and vocabulary of the language, with an emphasis on the acquisition of oral and written skills of communication through functionally oriented language activities. The language will be studied in the context of Scottish history, literature and society.
2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2000wd essay (45%), 1x500wd equiv oral exam (10%), 1x2hr written exam (45%)
18 Junior credit points in any of Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, English, French, Ancient Greek, German, Hebrew, History, Italian, Latin, Linguistics, Modern Greek, Sanskrit, Spanish, Studies in Religion or World Religions or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Celtic Studies