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Irish Language Classes, Training & Conversation Groups in DIT Autumn 2016

Posted: 19 September, 2016

A new term of Free Irish Classes for DIT Staff & Students will begin this Autumn and we hope that you will be able to join us!

IRISH LANGUAGE CLASSES:

Classes will be provided at 5 different levels, from Complete Beginners to Higher Intermediate and will take place at lunch times and evenings across 4 DIT campuses. Highly skilled tutors will deliver these informal, conversation based classes following the European Certificate in Irish* qualifications curricula.

The classes will begin the week of Monday the 3rd October and will last for 8 weeks with a break during Review Week and you can Register here

*The European Certificate in Irish (www.teg.ie) is a qualification system for adult learners of Irish that is linked to the 'Common European Framework of Reference for Languages' and there are 6 levels available from A1 (Absolute Beginners) to C2 (Advanced 2) and examinations take place in various venues across the country during the year.

IRISH LANGUAGE TRAINING:

The ‘Practical Irish in the Workplace 1’ training course will begin on Thursday, 13th October for 6 weeks, in DIT Cathal Brugha St. from 9-10a.m in Room 14. The 6 weeks course is aimed at DIT Staff wishing to develop Service Provision through Irish across DIT.

The Official Languages Act requires that Public Bodies increase the volume and standard of services available in Irish over a period of time. This training course develops practical Irish language skills through role play scenarios for example; discusses the role of Irish in the workplace and highlights the main obligations on Public Bodies under the Official Languages Act. and you can Register here

IRISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION GROUPS:

‘Caife & Gaeilge’ – Irish Language Conversation Groups will come together one morning a week in Aungier St, Bolton St, Cathal Brugha St. and Grangegorman from Tuesdays to Thursdays beginning the 4th October from 10.50 / 11a.m. The conversation groups are informal, they meet at coffee break and are an ideal opportunity to practise and develop your spoken Irish. Suí isteach – sit in and you’ll be surprised at how much Irish you know! Fáilte mhór roimh chách!

TIMETABLE & INFORMATION on all classes, training & conversation groups here

STAFF REGISTRATION for all classes, training & conversation groups here

STUDENT REGISTRATION for all classes, training & conversation groups here

FURTHER INFORMATION / TUILLEADH EOLAIS: Siobhán / Gráinne in Oifig na Gaeilge, ITBÁC, Áras Ráth an Dúin, Gráinseach Ghormáin, 01 4027043 / gaeilge@dit.ie / www.dit.ie/gaeilge