What do other people use to learn to speak Irish? The results of a recent survey will tell you.
Here at Bitesize Irish Gaelic, you get to learn to speak Irish online. You might also enjoy learning from an additional source, like a more traditional book or CD course.
Below are the resources used by Irish language learners, and their teachers, according to the Ireland-United States Fulbright Commission report published September 2011.
The main language resources in use today
In most cases below, the title links to the product’s page on Amazon.com or Litriocht.com.
- Basic Irish (2008)
- Progress in Irish (1960)
- Learning Irish (1980)
- Buntús Cainte (1967)
- Tús Maith
- Turas Teanga (2004)
- Multimedia course that mostly assumes that you already learned Irish in school.
- Colloquial Irish
These results come from the big report “Inter-changes: Irish Language Learning & Teaching in the US” published by Ireland-United States Fulbright Commission. Additional resources are mentioned, but those listed above were identified as the primary resources used.
In connection to this report, we previously wrote about where our online Irish language learners come from.
Which Irish language courses have you used?
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