Colloquial Scottish Gaelic: The Complete Course for Beginners

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Psychology Press, 2001 - Foreign Language Study - 290 pages
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Colloquial Scottish Gaelic is the ideal introduction to the language of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland: a modern language with a rich tradition.
This step-by-step approach has been devised to make speaking, reading and writing Scottish Gaelic easy and enjoyable. No previous knowledge of the language is required.
What makes Colloquial Scottish Gaelic your best choice for learning the language?

  • emphasis on up-to-date, conversational language
  • clear explanations of how the language works
  • helpful grammar notes
  • comprehensive vocabulary lists (Scottish Gaelic-English and English-Scottish Gaelic)
  • lively illustrations throughout

This rewarding course will give you confidence in using Scottish Gaelic in a wide range of situations.

Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately in two CDs or comes included in the great value Colloquial pack. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material complements the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
English borrowings from Gaelic
3
Pronunciation guide
5
1 A bheil Gidhlig agad?
9
2 An teaghlach
22
3 Cit a bheil e?
38
4 Ciamar a tha thu a faireachdainn?
55
5 Co mheud a th ann?
68
12 Curseachadan
156
13 Anns a bhailemhr
167
14 Subhach is dubhach
178
15 Na lithean a dhfhalbh
189
16 Deireadh na bliadhna
200
Leughadh
209
Key to exercises
214
Grammar supplement
227

6 Biadh is deoch
83
7 An aimsiran tsde
94
8 Air an dthaich
106
9 C s a tha thu?
118
10 D a chuireas mi orm?
131
11 D an obair a tha agad?
144
EnglishGaelic glossary
247
GaelicEnglish glossary
268
Grammar index
291
Topic index
292
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