Reminder: Learning Is Meant To Be Hard

Reminder: Learning Is Meant To Be Hard

Have you tried to learn to speak the Irish language, but stopped because it’s too hard?

“There must be something wrong”, you tell yourself. “There must be just something wrong with me. And this stuff I’m trying to learn from”.

This is a reminder for you that if it’s difficult, then you’re doing it right, not wrong.

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How To Say – “Come here!” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say - Come here in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

Adding video content to our suite of Bitesize Irish Gaelic tools has been one of the best things we could have done this year. We’re talking about the amazing feedback we are getting on each “How To Say” video on YouTube, but also emails and comments on our Facebook page.

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Learning the Irish Language to Teach in Ireland (Ep.09) [Re-run]

Learning the Irish Language to Teach in Ireland (Ep.09) [Re-run] article

Teaching is one of the most respectable life paths that one may take. There are several reasons why we think this. It all starts with the fact that personal skills aren’t enough to be a good teacher – you also need to have a passion for teaching.  Continue reading

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Celebrating Our “1 Million Views” Video With A Huge Discount

Celebrating Our "1 Million Views" Video With A Huge Discount

Not many people know this, but Bitesize Irish Gaelic has been around for a long time (at least longer than you would think). You probably didn’t know this, but 2017 is the year when Bitesize celebrates its 7th year of existence!

Even more, 2017 is the year when we got our first “1 million views” video on YouTube!

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How To Say “Hurry up!” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say "Hurry up!" in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

Is your friend, husband or wife always late for events? Do you need to always remind them to hurry up because the movie is going to start, or that the Uber is already downstairs? Well, we can’t make them get ready faster, but we have the next best thing.

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Learn More About Bitesize Irish Gaelic (Ep. 08) [Re-run]

Eoin and baby Liam watch the early sunlight over the bay. Liam is also known as “Alarm Clock”. At Kenmare bay, County Kerry.

One of the reasons why we’re rebroadcasting our old Podcast episodes is that people who just found out about Bitesize, or just started learning Irish Gaelic using our tools, may learn everything there is to know about us, and Bitesize Irish Gaelic.

For example, did you know there was a Podcast episode where Eoin from Bitesize swapped places with Mary Murphy, making him the guest of his own Podcast? Continue reading

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Dear Bitesize: shortening “Tá mé” and asking how long someone has lived somewhere

Dear Bitesize: shortening "Tá mé" and asking how long someone has lived somewhere

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First off, a learner would like to know if “Tá mé” and “Níl mé” can be shortened. Then, we had an Irish language learner who was wondering how to ask how long someone has lived somewhere. Continue reading

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How To Say – “Dinner’s Ready!” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say - Dinner's Ready in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) article

Irish cuisine is focused around hearty, filling foods, and it’s vastly influenced by available crops, fishing and livestock. We always found the Irish cuisine to be centered on fresh foods thanks to the above resources, so it’s no surprise that a lot of people appreciate it, around the World.

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The Story of an Irish-born American Artist Living in Canada (Ep. 07) [Re-run]

The Story of an Irish-born American Artist Living in Canada

Between 1820 and 1930, over 4.5 million Irish arrived in the United States. Even more, in the 1840s, Irish immigrants comprised nearly half of all immigrants to this nation. Today, there are 34.5 million Americans who list their heritage as either primarily or partially Irish – more than 7 times the population of Ireland! But what do these numbers tell us?  Continue reading

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Learning the Irish language for the Pure Pleasure of Learning It

Learning the Irish language for the Pure Pleasure of Learning It

We’ve mentioned this a few times on our blog and Facebook page. You don’t need Irish heritage to learn the Irish language. Although people with heritage will have a better chance of mastering Irish Gaelic, that doesn’t mean that heritage is required to successfully learn Irish. Continue reading

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