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).
Being overwhelmed is probably the most common feeling when you consider learning to speak another language. If you’re reading this, you probably have great personal motivation already: to make a deep personal connection with your Irish heritage. It’s a way to express who you are inside. It’s giving a language to what you feel.
Are you planning to visit Ireland? How about using a couple of words of the Irish language on the locals? Jody Halsted joins Eoin again, sharing her top tips on how to introduce some Irish conversation when speaking with the locals.
Listen to answers of fantastic listener and member questions about learning to speak the Irish language (Irish Gaelic). What you’ll hear Summer courses you can attend in Irish Saying where you’re from Intricacies of Scottish Gaelic, from an Irish Gaelic perspective Story of an Australian living in New Zealand who uses Irish on the locals
Irish language speakers congregated in Dublin, Ireland on February 15th 2014. The objective was to stand for the rights of Irish speakers in Ireland. Are you surprised that speaking Irish is a human rights issue? What’s the deal? Read on.
Have you been confused seeing some written Irish language, and having no idea how to pronounce it? Would you like to be able to say “goodbye” in Irish Gaelic? If so, listen to this episode of Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast for these and more listener questions with Eoin. What you’ll hear How to say “goodbye” …
As I was walking with my dog (Wiley, the Irish-speaking poodle) on this beautiful autumn morning, my mind quite naturally turned to colors…particularly the golds, oranges, and browns of a typical California October.
Cad as duit? Where are you from? http://audio.bitesizeirishgaelic.com/mp3/815.mp3 It’s time for another nibble of Bitesize Irish Gaelic! From time to time, we’d like to offer you a little taste of what the Bitesize Irish Gaelic on-line learning program has to offer by highlighting one of our lessons. In this highlight, we’ll look at one of our conversation lessons: …
It’s time for another nibble of Bitesize Irish Gaelic! From time to time, we’d like to offer you a little taste of what the Bitesize Irish Gaelic on-line learning program has to offer by highlighting one of our lessons. In this highlight, we’ll look at one of our vocabulary lessons: Professions & Occupations.
“Is it bigger than a breadbox?” “Is it smaller than a mouse?” Chances are you’ve played the game “Twenty Questions” at some time in your life. It’s a great way to keep children (or adults!) occupied on long car trips. Know what else it’s good for? Practicing your Irish!