Irish Gaelic (IRIS)

IRIS 081 Beginning Irish Gaelic I

Irish Gaelic, spoken primarily on the west coast of Ireland, is rich in oral traditions, song, poetry and literature. Knowledge of this language provides a foundation to understanding Celtic folklore and linguistics and also enhances the study of Anglo-Irish literature and history. The first-year course will include reading, conversation, listening and speaking. Prerequisite: Offered through Penn Language Center.

For BA Students: Language Course

Taught by: Blyn-LaDrew

Two terms. student may enter either term.

Activity: Lecture

1.0 Course Unit

Notes: Offered through the Penn Language Center

IRIS 082 Beginning Irish Gaelic I

Irish Gaelic, spoken primarily on the west coast of Ireland, is rich in oral traditions, song, poetry and literature. Knowledge of this language provides a foundation to understanding Celtic folklore and linguistics and also enhances the study of Anglo-Irish literature and history. The first-year course will include reading, conversation, listening and speaking. Prerequisite: Offered through Penn Language Center.

For BA Students: Language Course

Taught by: Blyn-LaDrew

One-term course offered either term

Activity: Lecture

1.0 Course Unit

Notes: Offered through the Penn Language Center

IRIS 083 Intermediate Irish Gaelic I

Prerequisite: Offered through the Penn Language Center.

For BA Students: Language Course

Taught by: Blyn-LaDrew

One-term course offered either term

Prerequisite: IRIS 082

Activity: Lecture

1.0 Course Unit

Notes: Offered through the Penn Language Center

IRIS 084 Intermediate Irish Gaelic II

A continuation of Elementary Irish Gaelic with increasing emphasis on the native idiom and literary forms. Drama texts and poetry will be used to supplement the grammar component and encourage oral proficiency, while simultaneously providing an understanding of the challenges faced by contemporary authors writing in Irish. Prerequisite: Offered through the Penn Language Center.

For BA Students: Last Language Course

Taught by: Blyn-LaDrew

One-term course offered either term

Prerequisite: IRIS 083

Activity: Lecture

1.0 Course Unit

Notes: Offered through the Penn Language Center

IRIS 085 Advanced Irish Gaelic I

Prerequisite: Offered through Penn Language Center.

For BA Students: Advanced Language Course

Taught by: Blyn-LaDrew

One-term course offered either term

Prerequisite: IRIS 084

Activity: Lecture

1.0 Course Unit

Notes: Offered through Penn Language Center

IRIS 086 Advanced Irish Gaelic II

This course will emphasize reading of literary texts, and advanced aspects of grammar, composition, and conversation. Offered through the Penn Language Center.

For BA Students: Advanced Language Course

Taught by: Blyn-LaDrew

One-term course offered either term

Prerequisite: IRIS 085

Activity: Lecture

1.0 Course Unit

Notes: Offered through the Penn Language Center