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Gaelic

Friends (General)

Pen friends

Kirsteen is interested in getting a penfriend. She has put some details on a school pen friend site.

Read her information and answer the questions.

Fiosrachadh

Is mise Kirsteen. Tha mi a’ fuireach ann an Obar Dheathain. Tha mi sia bliadhna deug a dh’aois. Tha mo cho-là-breith anns an Lùnastal.

Question

Where does Kirsteen stay?

Answer

Aberdeen

Obar Dheathain = Aberdeen

  • Obar in a place name means at the mouth of a river. Aberdeen is situated at the mouth of the River Don.

Question

How old is she?

Answer

16

Question

In which month is her birthday?

Answer

August

An Lùnastal = August

It is important to know the months of the year for your exam. Here are three more:

An t-Ògmhios = June

An t-Iuchar = July

An t-Sultain = September

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