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School (General)

School

Read the following passages, one is about new rules in a classroom, and the other statement is from one of the pupils, John.

John has returned to school after being off ill. He notices new rules on his Gaelic classroom wall.

  • Feumaidh a h-uile sgoilear obair mhath a dhèanamh

  • Chan fhaod sgoilear bruidhinn nuair a tha A’ Bh-ph Chaimbeul a’ bruidhinn

  • Feumaidh a h-uile sgoilear sgioblachadh aig deireadh an leasain

  • Faodaidh gach sgoilear uisge òl anns a’ chlas

Question

Which statements appear in the notice?

1 Rules in Mrs Campbell’s class.

2 Rules in Mr Campbell’s class.

3 Every pupil must produce good work.

4 Pupils must produce good work.

5 A pupil can talk quietly in class.

6 A pupil may not speak when the teacher is speaking.

Answer

1 Rules in Mrs Campbell’s class.

4 Pupils must produce good work.

6 A pupil may not speak when the teacher is speaking.

A’ Bh-ph Mrs

A’ Bh-uas Ms

A’ Bh-uas Can also be used for Miss and Mrs as a general title in the same way as Mr is used for men.

nuair a tha A’ Bh-ph Chaimbeul a’ bruidhinn = when Mrs Campbell is speaking

nuair a tha / bha = is a useful expression to have

nuair a bha mi òg = when I was young

nuair a bha mi ann an Canada = when I was in Canada

Question

What has each pupil to do at the end of a lesson?

Answer

Tidy up.

sgioblaich = tidy up

a’ sgioblachadh = tidying up

Question

What is permitted in the classroom?

Answer

Pupils may drink water in class.

Faodaidh gach sgoilear uisge òl anns a’ chlas = Each pupil may drink water in class. Notice the difference between faodaidh and feumaidh = must.

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