How To Say – “House” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say - "House" in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

Learning a new language in ‘bitesize’ portions is probably the best way to get accustomed to that language, and after some practice even fluent (depending on your desire to learn). That’s one of the reasons why we started doing the Irish pronunciation videos that cover tiny Irish lessons. Continue reading

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Respecting the Rights of the Irish Language (Ep. 26) [Re-run]

Respecting the Rights of the Irish Language

Although Irish is the national and first official language of the Republic of Ireland, that doesn’t mean it’s widely used around the country. The truth is that the Irish language is used by a large minority (with some ability to use it daily) and it’s the first language just for a small percentage of Irish citizens.

Even so, the Irish language has rights that should be respected.

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Share Your Love on Valentine’s Day Using Irish Gaelic

Share Your Love on Valentine's Day Using Irish Gaelic

People have different ways of showing love on Valentine’s Day. Some people think this day is just an excuse for retailers to sell more, others don’t mind buying gifts for this occasion, while others see it as an opportunity to share their love.

It doesn’t really matter in which category you find yourself, as long as you show your love to those who are close to you and do your best to have a growth mindset and acknowledge your partner’s role in your life. We agree that there’s no perfect relationship, but on this Valentine’s Day, we’re going to show you how to share your love using the Irish language. Continue reading

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How To Say – “Parents” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say - "Parents" in Irish Gaelic

Family plays an important role in one’s life. Having strong characters around helps us grow and develop a positive attitude and habits. For most of us, these strong characters are our parents, but other people may also play a big part in our childhood and adolescence. Continue reading

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Listening to Irish Music Makes it Easier to Learn Irish Gaelic (Ep. 25) [Re-run]

Listening to Irish Music Makes it Easier to Learn Irish Gaelic

One of the most important steps toward learning Irish Gaelic is immersing yourself in the language. We’re always recommending this to our students, as often as we can. Immersing yourself in the Irish language can be done with the help of video and audio tools.

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Dear Bitesize: Different Ways of Saying “You” and the Letter “A”

Dear Bitesize Different Ways of Saying You and the Letter A blog post

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that we recently received at Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First of all, one learner wanted to know the difference between the two words in Irish Gaelic which means you.  Another Irish language learner wished to know how the letter a is pronounced. Continue reading

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How To Say “Amhrán na bhFiann” (National Anthem) in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say Amhrán na bhFiann (National Anthem) in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) blog post

If you want to learn more about a country and its history, a smart choice would be to look at its national anthem. Reading (if not singing) a country’s anthem can give you insight on its history and struggles across time. The Irish national anthem “Amhrán na bhFiann” translates into “The Soldier’s Song” and has its own trouble history.

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Discover the Hidden Parts of Dublin (Ep. 24) [Re-run]

Discover the Hidden Parts of Dublin article

Dublin is one of the most visited places in Ireland. Tourists from all over the World choose the city as their main Irish destination and they will often use it as a “home base” while visiting other beautiful areas from Ireland.

Most people don’t know this but Dublin is a great travel destination on its own thanks to several hidden places that are waiting to be discovered by tourists. Continue reading

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New at Bitesize: Absolute Beginners Class & Other Updates

 

2018 is going to be a great year for Bitesize Irish Gaelic and the Irish language learning community. There are a lot of new and exciting updates we’ll be launching this year, including absolute beginners and intermediate classes, new subscription plan, better practicing options for people learning Irish and much more. Continue reading

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How To Say – “Today” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say - "Today" in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

One of the best ways of learning Irish is to start slow, at your own pace. For example, you can start learning the easiest words or the most used words, depending on your learning style. After that you can try and use those words in sentences.

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