Part-time work

Question

What time does she start work?

5:15pm

Cairteal an dèidh còig is the Gaelic for 'quarter past five'. To write 'am' and 'pm' in Gaelic, we use m (short for madainn - 'morning') and f (from feasgar - 'afternoon/evening')

10am – 10m

10pm – 10f

Question

What time does she finish work?

Maria finishes work at 11pm.

aig aon uair deug is the Gaelic word for 'at 11'.

Question

What would Maria like to do when she finishes college?

To be a cook in a smart restaurant.

Chòrdadh e rium a bhith nam chòcaire ann an taigh-bìdh spaideil.

Vocabulary
GaelicEnglish
air lethexceptional, outstanding , separate
air leth toilichteexceptionally happy
colaistecollege
deireadh seachdainweekend
feasgarafternoon
gu h-àraidhespecially
làn-ùinefull-time
madainnmorning
neach-frithealaidhwaiter/waitress
oilthighuniversity
pàirt-ùinepart-time
spaideilsmart
trangbusy
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