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Visitor question: What if I can only learn with phonetic spellings?

Keith from New Zealand sent on a question this week: Pronunciation is of prime importance to me and I feel that I need to see phonetic spelling alongside the written ‘Irish phrases in your lessons?? Great question! The basic problem that many people feel with learning Irish Gaelic is that the language uses a different combination of letters …

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Visitor question: How long do you think it takes to be able to start to speak and write Irish Gaelic?

Ryan asked me this week, while considering to take Bitesize Irish Gaelic (thanks for joining today, Ryan!), how long it would take to learn to speak a new language. The short answer: a long time. Much longer than you might expect. But keep at it. If this puts you off already, please step slowly away …

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Break it down for me

Tonight, we watched three episodes of Mad Men. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a TV series centered around a marketing agency in the 1960s. I bought Saša a season of it on DVD for Christmas. I also like to watch it (how convenient!). It’s a good show, and I’m quite enthralled by it. …

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Video: Irish Gaelic Study Group

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5pDW_kKVYM Caron Osberg is the leader of an Irish Gaelic study group in Des Moines, Iowa. She has signed up her students as members of Bitesize Irish Gaelic to start to learn Irish Gaelic online. Sign up now to access our lessons on Bitesize Irish Gaelic. What did you think of the tips that Caron …

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