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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. Related posts: Watching “An

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New Bitesize Irish Lessons on How To Book a Hotel

We’re always working here at Bitesize Irish Gaelic to improve the course and add any vocabulary that we know that our members want and would find useful. Related posts: Visitor questions: What do I get, and how much does it cost? 68 Gaelic Pronunciation Recordings Added New at Bitesize: Absolute Beginners Class & Other Updates

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Self-Consciousness of the Irish Language Community

As an Irish language speaker, I don’t actually listen to Raidió na Gaeltachta that much. I don’t listen to the radio itself much. Things I listen to are generally audiobooks or podcasts, in English. I switched on Raidió na Gaeltachta lately. It was an evening drive-time current affairs show. It’s good one (Cormac ag a

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Dear Bitesize: Green, Orange and Letter Writing in Irish

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, we’re answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First of all, one learner wanted to know the uses of the different words for green and orange in Irish Gaelic. Another Irish language learner wished to know how letters are formatted in Irish. Related posts: Dear Bitesize:

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Micromastery of the Irish Language

The trouble with wanting to speak Irish Gaelic is that it’s a massive life-long journey. On the pessimistic side of things, you’ll never be fluent like a native speaker. And the journey is difficult (it’s meant to be difficult). Related posts: Tired of Trying to Learn Irish Alone? This Could be Your Solution. Irish Language

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Dear Bitesize: Firefighters, Cars, and the Vocative Case

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering three questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First of all, Dan wanted to know the word for “firefighter” in Irish Gaelic. Another Irish language learner wished to know the Irish word(s) for a car and yet another wanted to know why names are sometimes said

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The Importance of Setting Goals when Learning Irish Gaelic

The approach to learn Irish Gaelic is a bit different than learning other languages. Even if it’s a bit more difficult to learn, you shouldn’t be fearful of studying it. The learning process is hard only if you make it. Just like learning other languages, you should set goals for yourself – as soon as

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The Challenge of Learning Irish Gaelic

You don’t need an Irish heritage to study the Irish language. In fact, a small part of the Bitesize community is learning Irish Gaelic so they can challenge themselves. Most people who do this are also in love with the Irish culture & music. Some of them even visited Ireland and fell in love with

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Visit Ireland, Fall in Love With the Irish Language

Most people in the Irish-learning community at Bitesize start to learn Irish Gaelic so they can have conversations with relatives and locals, or to strengthen the connection to their Irish heritage. But we were also lucky to meet people who started to love the Irish language after visiting Ireland.  Related posts: Learning Irish Gaelic to Fill

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Videos: How to Say in Irish Gaelic

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

Music is such an important part of Ireland’s culture. Combined with traditional dance and with the Irish language, music is a great way for someone to discover Irish culture with ease. Related posts: How To Say – “Happy 4th of July” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) How To Say – St. Patrick’s Breastplate “Lúireach Phádraig” in

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Irish Gaelic Grammar 101 – Gender (VIDEO)

We’re starting a new video series on our blog and on the YouTube channel. In the past months we received several requests from our community to talk a bit more about Irish grammar, so we’re going to answer those requests with video series, focused on the topic. Related posts: How To Say – “Water” in

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

Do you remember how to say “Whiskey” in Irish Gaelic? Then you should also know how to say “Water” using the Irish language. Related posts: How To Say – I Love Shopping in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) How To Say – “I Miss My Mother” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) Talking about the Weather in Irish Gaelic

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