Our blog serves as regular motivation for you to speak the Irish language. Find posts about culture, videos where you find how to say certain phrases, and member interviews to tell you about their experience of learning the language.

Annoucements

Bitesize Beo – Additional Weekly Session to Practise Irish

It can be really hard to find ways to practise speaking the Irish language. How do you get some conversation practise, and feedback from others? Bitesize Beo for our Grow members is our group conversation practise call. It’s a scripted role-play, with chances to ask the fluent instructor questions afterwards. The script allows you to

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Q&A

Irish Language Q&A – June 2022

Emma and Ben from Bitesize Irish answer your Irish language questions questions live on YouTube! Question: I can’t pronounce lenitions, can you help You lenite or soften the sound of a consonant in Irish by placing a ‘h’ after it. There are only certain letters in Irish that can take lenition. ( B,C,D,F,G,M,P,S,T) (bean –

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Member Interviews

Interview with Luke – Let the language Speak to you

Luke is a Grow member at Bitesize Irish, and is an Irish language learner living in Droichead Átha / Drogheda, Co. Louth. Luke is a very active member at Bitesize Irish, so there’s a lot to learn from him! He attends our Bitesize Beo group conversation practise sessions, and our Cogar Mogar member calls. Gaeilge

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Annoucements

Dealing with Dialects Quick Tour

Get access to our Irish language platform Aistear, which includes our Aistear Reference Pack with this module Dealing with Dialects, join as a Bitesize Irish member. Watch on YouTube! Get the shareable Irish Language Dialect Cheat Sheets.

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Q&A

Live Q&A: Gaelainn Chorca Dhuibhne

These are the shownotes of the Irish Language Live Q&A held by Eoin and Ben in May 2022. Ben grew up in Corca Dhuibhne (the Dingle Peninsula) in County Kerry. We invited questions specifically around Gaelainn Chorca Dhuibhne (the Irish language of Corca Dhuibhne). In the questions below, we’ve linked to specific parts of that

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Q&A

Irish Language Q&A – April 2022

Will Bitesize Irish run Irish language immersion courses? We’ve run Irish language workshops in the past. We have been considering this as a team, and it does depends on resources. There is certainly something special about the focus of a weekend or one-week course, to help you learn to speak the Irish language. Other than

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