Irish Language Study Abroad in Ireland

Objective

The main objective is to give Irish language students the opportunity to speak with native-speakers of the vernacular, to develop their conversational and idiomatic command of the language, and to experience the richness of Irish Gaelic culture as a living tradition.

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Course Curriculum

The curriculum is designed to maximize the possibilities of student interaction with the community of native-speakers in the area and to provide as much exposure as possible to the cultural, historical and geographical beauty of Ireland. The course has a number of core elements: Morning class work; Guest-speaker program; Guided trips to places of historical and cultural significance that have featured in the guests’ talks.

Credits

The course is a three-credit course, open to students who have completed one year or six credits of instruction in the language. 

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Dates

Last week of May through first two weeks of June.

Cost

$2100. A non-refundable deposit of $300 must be paid by the end of March.

This price covers tuition, accommodation, transport as well as ferry and admission costs to the Blasket Islands and the Skellig Rock. The price quoted does not include flights, food or other living expenses.

Accommodation:

Students will be housed in fully furnished, self-catering holiday homes in Ballyferriter village. These homes are of the highest standards and have all modern conveniences and appliances.

Contact: traolach.oriordain@mso.umt.edu

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