Tag Archives: irish dialects

VIDEO: Understanding Irish Dialects

As you may have noticed, we’re starting to organize more live events for our community. Learning Irish Gaelic can’t be done just by reading information of a piece of paper, you need other types of materials such as audio and … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Irish Language Dialects

We recently held a Bitesize Beo Dialects live event. It was given by Siobhán, our Language Assistant (whom you can ask for help when you’re a member, plus she hold monthly Skype calls for members).

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Bitesize Beo Dialects: Announcing Live Event

How to grasp Irish Gaelic dialects Do you find dialects baffling? Have you ever been left confused and discouraged when listening to a conversation in Irish and feeling like you were listening to a number of different languages? The Irish … Continue reading

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The 3 Main Irish Gaelic Dialects (VIDEO)

Even before you start learning Irish Gaelic, you’ll discover that the language has three main dialects. This shouldn’t scare you in any way sinnce picking up the finer technical points of dialect differences is not something you should worry yourself with … Continue reading

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Irish Language Questions Collection: Pronouncing “Dia” and More

Members of Bitesize Irish Gaelic, and non-members alike, often contact us with questions. Here are some recent answers to them that might also be of interest to you.

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Irish Native Speakers and Traditional Irish Language (Ep. 17) [Re-run]

The road to knowledge and self-improvement is paved with little doubts our mind constructs so it doesn’t leave the “feel-good state” it’s in. You know what we’re talking about, right? Let’s say you want to start a video blog on … Continue reading

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Recent questions from Irish learners

Below are three recent questions we’ve received at Bitesize Irish Gaelic from learners of Irish Gaelic. Our Irish language expert is at hand, so you’re not alone learning to speak Irish.

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Is Eoin a native speaker of Irish? (Ep. 17)

Lots of listener questions, plus emails we have received about learning to speak the native language of Ireland. Eoin also addresses a forum thread about whether or not he’s an native speaker of Irish. What’s your opinion? Read on, and … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Practicing Irish Daily (Ep. 12)

Are you learning Irish on your own? Do you feel like there’s no way to get into learning some Irish in your everyday life? Audrey Nickel shares five top tips to practicing Irish Gaelic on a daily basis. And you … Continue reading

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Irish Gaelic: The Problem of Phonetics

One of the first challenges of learning a new language is learning how to reproduce the sounds of that language correctly. That’s why often the first question a new learner asks when seeing an Irish word in print is “how … Continue reading

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