Synopses & Reviews
It's easy to teach yourself Gaelic!
Complete Gaelic with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Gaelic, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Gaelic with confidence.
Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society.
The accompanying audio CDs include audio exercises--performed by native speakers--that reinforce communicative skills.
- Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience
- Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress
- Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language
About the Author
Boyd Robertson is Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Scotlands Gaelic College on the Isle of Skye.
Iain Taylor has worked with Scottish television and the Scottish Examinations Board.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Spelling and pronunciation / 01 How are you? / 02 Where are you going? / 03 How old are you? / 04 I like Indian food / 05 What do you want? / 06 What are you doing? / 07 I cant hear you / 08 He is from Mull / 09 Where is the bank? / 10 We went abroad last year / 11 Ill have to go / 12 What do you prefer? / 13 That's better / 14 Im fed up / 15 We expect to go / 16 Why don't we go to a disco? / 17 I cant say for sure / 18 What did you usually do? / 19 What did she say? / 20 They hope to see you / 21 That would be good / 22 Would you like it? / 23 When was the house built? / Revision / Key to the exercises / Gaelic-English vocabulary / Appendix / Grammatical index