Synopses & Reviews
It's easy to teach yourself Irish
Complete Irish: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Irish, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Irish 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.
Features: One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started 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
Diarmuid Ó Sé is a lecturer at University College, Dublin. He has worked as a secondary teacher and language laboratory instructor and was for many years a researcher at the Linguistics Institute of Ireland.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Pronunciation guide / My name is... / I am a teacher / Are you married? / This is... / This is your room / It is fine today / Who does this belong to? / What pastime do you have? / Would you like a cup of tea? / What does this cost? / What did you do? / I havent seen you for a while / I have been learning Irish for the past two years / I was born in Cork / Keep going half a mile / His office is upstairs / Ill meet you at eight / I think the bank is closed / What do you do? / I used to have a lot to do / Key to the exercises / Appendices / Irish-English vocabulary / English-Irish vocabulary / Grammatical index