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Beginners' Blas

Gramadach / Grammar
Basic advice for Beginners:

Antain Mac Lochlainn
has the best of Irish expressions and sayings for special occasions
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Antain Mac Lochlainn gives a detailed guide to counting in Irish.
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Antain Mac Lochlainn gives a pronounciation guide to the Irish Language.
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Fidelma Ní Ghallchobhair from the Irish terminology committee with advice on how to avoid making obvious mistakes in translation.
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Antain Mac Lochlainn highlights the need to be extra careful when emphasising things in Irish as it differs from how we emphasise things in English.
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Antain Mac Lochlainn offers advice on the proper use of dictionaries.

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Charlie Dillon explains when to use a 'h' in front of a vowel in the Irish Language.

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Fidelma Ní Ghallchobhair from the Irish Terminology Commission offers advice on how to avoid making some of the common mistakes made by learners.

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Malachy Duffin explains the stylistic ways of translating 'to have to' do something in Irish.

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Malachy Duffin explains the basic ways of saying that you must do something in Irish.
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Fearghal Mag Uiginn explains the different ways of saying ‘to be able’ to do something, because there is more one than one way of saying it in Irish.
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Anne Doherty has some comforting words for those of you making a stab at learning the Irish language for the first time.
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Fidelma Ní Ghallchobhair has advice for you on mistakes commonly made by learners.
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Fearghal Mag Uiginn explains all you need to know about counting things and people in Irish.
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Dr. Art Hughes goes through the months of the year in Irish.
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Mícheál Ó Mainín expains the days of the week in Irish.
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Seán Mac Giolla Chéara explains directions and how to say where you are in Irish.
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Anne Doherty outlines the three different ways to say that you know something. Anne will explain which form you should use in which instance.

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Fearghal Mag Uiginn offers expert advice on grammar.
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