Tag Archives: irish dialects

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.

Tagged , , , |

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

Tagged , , , , |

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.

Tagged , , , , |

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

Tagged , , , , |

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

Tagged , , , , |

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

Tagged , , , , |

Irish Gaelic: To Dialect or not to Dialect?

Every now and then, the Irish speaking/teaching/learning world seems to explode over the issue of dialect. It’s a subject that people can get pretty passionate about, and one that can be pretty intimidating to new learners, especially when purists imply … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , |

What’s the Difference Between Irish and Scottish Gaelic?

A very common question that many people ask when they start thinking about learning a Celtic language is “What is the difference between Irish and Scottish Gaelic? If I learn one, will I be able to understand the other?” In … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , |

Irish Dialects

Soon after a person begins studying Irish, the question of dialect arises. Some of the questions learners ask are: How many dialects of Irish are there? Which is the best Irish dialect to learn? If I learn one dialect, will … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , |

Readers’ Questions Answered About Starting to Learn Irish

We all have questions that may seem too silly to ask. And you may have plenty of questions related to Ireland and learning Irish.

Tagged , , , , |