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Lots of Irish school kids, for example, speak Irish Gaelic with lots correct grammar missing. But you know what? Isn’t that better than speaking no Irish language at all? This applies to you, too. If you’re on your learning journey, … Continue reading
Welcome to the fourth installment of “Tea and Grammar,” in which I help you demystify some of those grammatical terms that get thrown at you when you’re learning a language. If you’re like a lot of adult language learners, you may never … Continue reading
A very handy skill to cultivate in any language is “word building.” For example, take the English word “walk.” Think of all the different words you can make from it: Walking Walker Sidewalk Catwalk Walk-up Walkabout Etc.
I remember when my daughter first started learning Spanish in elementary school. She would happily practice her budding language skills on anyone who would listen. One of her favorite practice partners was a middle-aged Mexican gentleman who worked at our … Continue reading
March is National Irish-American Heritage Month in the U.S.! Let’s kick it off with a little mini-lesson in Irish Gaelic! Welcome to our first Bitesize Lesson Highlight! From time to time, we’d like to offer you a little taste … Continue reading
Welcome to the third installment of “Tea and Grammar,” in which I help you demystify some of those grammatical terms that get thrown at you when you’re learning a language. If you’re like a lot of adult language learners, you … Continue reading
Welcome to the second installment of “Tea and Grammar”! As with Tea and Grammar – Part 1, my goal with this post is to demystify basic grammar terminology for those of you who, as language learners (or prospective language learners), … Continue reading
In our last post, we talked a bit about the definite article in Irish (the equivalent of the word “the” in English), and how it changes (and changes the words around it) in context (if you missed it, you might … Continue reading
The definite article (the equivalent of “the”) in Irish is a fascinating subject. Seriously. You wouldn’t think so, would you? Such a tiny word, and yet so essential! Can you imagine speaking English without the word “the”? So, for this … Continue reading