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Giota Beag Eile: Irish Level 2

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.

Lesson One
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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.

Lesson Two
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In this lesson you’ll learn how to say you have something. Fearghal tells the story of Tír na nÓg.

Lesson Three
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Learn the vocabulary you need to talk about your holidays.

Lesson Four
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Learn how to say what you did on your holidays and find out what the phrase of the week bhí craic mhaith ann means.

Lesson Five
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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.

Lesson Six
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In this lesson you’ll learn about the past tense and Fearghal gives a short lesson on the history of Irish literature.

Lesson Seven
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Learn how to say more in the past tense and learn what the phrase of the week imigh leat means.

Lesson Eight
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Learn how to express feelings or emotions and find out what tá tuirse orm the phrase of the week means.

Lesson Nine
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Learn how to say that you’re sick and find out what tá mé buartha, the phrase of the week means.

Lesson Ten
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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!

Lesson Eleven
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Develop your knowledge of the past tense and learn some proverbs in Irish.

Lesson Twelve
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Learn all the vocabulary you need for Christmas!

Lesson Thirteen
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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.

Lesson Fourteen
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Learn all the vocabulary you need for meal times and find out what more Irish place names mean

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Lesson Fifteen
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In the last lesson of the series learn how to say you ‘have to’ do something.


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