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Say it with Emphasis 2: Pronouns

Introduction “I’m going out tonight! You’re staying home!” In Lesson: Say It With Emphasis – Part 1, you learned how to use special endings, called “emphatic suffixes,” to emphasize certain words, particularly nouns.  In this lesson, you’re going to learn how to

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Say it with Emphasis 1: Nouns

Introduction  “Hey, that’s my car!” “Put it in my car, not in the house!” “That bush is taller than my tree!” As you’ve guessed by now, there are many ways in which Irish and English differ. In this lesson you’ll learn one of

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Video: Irregular Verb: Ith (Eat)

This lesson is also part of the course Drinks, Foor and Everything Delicious After this lesson, you will be able to use the verb ith to eat in the future tense. Learn more about first-conjugation verbs below: Lesson: Verbs: The present

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Irregular Verb: Ith (Eat)

This lesson is also part of the course Drinks, Foor and Everything Delicious In Lesson: Verbs: An introduction to the irregulars, you learned that Irish has eleven irregular verbs, which are some of the most commonly encountered words in the

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Taster – Count from 1 to 10

Now it’s time to start learning some new vocabulary! Let’s start learning to count in Irish! Count to ten! Now say it with me! Learning Tip: Notice that you say the little word “a” before the number when counting through

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Taster – Podcast: Vowels

We’ve recorded a podcast describing pronunciation of long vowels and short vowels. When you encountered a written word in Irish Gaelic, you can start to figure out how the letters should be pronounced by first looking whether or not the letter

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Taster – Talking about pastimes

Before starting this lesson, you may want to check out or re-visit Lesson: Hobbies. Here, Seán and Aogán continue to get to know each other over dinner by talking about their hobbies and pastimes. Step 1: Listen & Repeat: Slow

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Taster – Hobbies

When talking about something you do regularly, in English you might say “I read”. It’s a regular habitual thing that you do, not just a once-off “I am reading now”. To express that regular “I do something” in Irish, you’ll

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Beidh Aonach Amárach – Réamhrá

Welcome to the Beidh Aonach Amárach lesson! You will learn the history of the song Beidh Aonach Amárach, as well as how to pronounce each word correctly. You’ll also learn some common Irish words throughout the song. Bain taitneamh as!

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