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Dear Bitesize: Different Ways of Saying “You” and the Letter “A”

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that we recently received at Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First of all, one learner wanted to know the difference between the two words in Irish Gaelic which means you.  Another Irish language learner wished to know how the letter a is pronounced.

What Does the Future Hold for the Irish Language? (Ep. 48) [Re-run]

If you’re going to take a look and compare the percentage of Irish and English speakers across Ireland, you may think that the Irish language is in peril. While there are some general concerns about this, we can say for sure that the Irish language is here to stay.

Results for Your Linguistic Talent Survey

A couple of weeks ago, we asked you four simple questions in a survey. They were all related to your perception of linguistic talent. A person emailed saying “But they’re all the same question!”, which was not the case. Let’s dig deeper.

Four Questions on Your Mindset

Do you feel like you’re a “languages person”, or that a new language is outside of your reach? Edit: the results are in! Results to the linguistic mindset survey.

Irish Gaelic Pronunciation Survey

We hear from a lot of you that pronunciation of Irish Gaelic is hard. It’s a stumbling block for a lot of Irish language learners. So don’t worry if you find it challenging, you’re not alone.

5 Year Bitesize Birthday!

This week, I must say we’re feeling old! Or is “mature” the term? Bitesize Irish Gaelic has now been teaching you Irish Gaelic for FIVE YEARS! And read further below on how you can take advantage of this celebration with a Birthday Sale of our main Bitesize Irish Gaelic program.