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In this article we have brought together 12 episodes from our level 2 Irish language course, Giota Beag Eile (another little bit). Follow the links to individual lessons and key vocabulary.
In this lesson you’ll learn how to say you want to go somewhere. Feaghal also explains what the Irish personal names Aoife, Méabh, Rónán and Oisín mean and hear about some Irish legends which feature characters with these names.
In this lesson you’ll learn how to say you have something. Fearghal tells the story of Tír na nÓg.
Learn the vocabulary you need to talk about your holidays.
Learn how to say what you did on your holidays and find out what the phrase of the week bhí craic mhaith ann means.
Learn how to talk about your routine and order people about! You’ll also learn what the phrase of the week Éist le Giota Beag Eile means.
In this lesson you’ll learn about the past tense and Fearghal gives a short lesson on the history of Irish literature.
Learn how to say more in the past tense and learn what the phrase of the week imigh leat means.
Learn how to express feelings or emotions and find out what tá tuirse orm the phrase of the week means.
Learn how to say that you’re sick and find out what tá mé buartha, the phrase of the week means.
Learn to say how you celebrated your birthday, develop your knowledge of the past tense and don’t forget the phrase of the week, Rinne mé dearmad!
Develop your knowledge of the past tense and learn some proverbs in Irish.
Learn all the vocabulary you need for Christmas!
Learn how to describe a house and say where it is located, also find out what Níl aon tinteán mar do thinteán féin!, the phrase of the week means.
Learn all the vocabulary you need for meal times and find out what more Irish place names mean.
In the last lesson of the series learn how to say you ‘have to’ do something.
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