CÚRSAÍ GAELACHA AN tSAMHRAIDH / IRISH SUMMER COURSES 2019
Suíomh/Location: U.C.D. Meitheamh, Iúil agus Lúnasa /June, July and August
Gaeilge Labhartha Agus Scríobh
Maths & Reading Academy
Old Belvedere RFC, Ballsbridge, D4
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Account Name: Anne Ruane Gaelcholaiste Cholumba Account Number: 00597297 National Sort Code: 93-12-92 IBAN: IE69 AIBK 9312 9200 5972 97 BIC: AIBKIE2D Bank: AIB Ranelagh, 40/42 Ranelagh, D6.
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★ IRISH SUMMER COURSES
- ID: 1167
◾Gaelcholáiste Cholumba provides courses in Irish for students at the following levels: •Separate class for students starting First Year in September.
•Separate class for student starting Second Year in September.•Separate class for students starting in Third Year in September.•Separate class for students starting in 5th Year in September•Separate class for students starting in 6th Year in September•Separate class for students from Primary school (4th/5th/6th Class)..•Separate class for Primary School students (4th/5th/6th).◾Gaelcholáiste Cholumba adopts a strict policy with regard to all it’s students speaking “as Gaeilge”.◾Our modern teaching styles and methods ensure that every student achieves real progress whilst enjoying the vibrant and energetic nature of our classes.ORAL IRISH•Our Irish summer courses provide daily classes in Oral work.
•Our Irish courses place significant emphasis on speaking the language everyday.•We incorporate Oral course material from the Junior Certificate Syllabus and the Leaving Certificate Syllabus into our Oral classwork.•Our daily Oral Irish classes are very dynamic and interactive.•In addition we also provide 1:1 Oral Irish sessions with a designated Irish teacher on a daily basis.•Our emphasis on the spoken word continues into the afternoon when students participate in a wide variety of afternoon activities while continuing to speak “as Gaeilge” in a more informal setting .•Students learn to converse “as Gaeilge” as confidently as they would in English on everyday topics such as attending a school match, discussing their favourite pastimes, discussing their family holidays and so on.•Students role play a series of everyday situations and are constantly interacting with each other and with the Irish teachers “as Gaeilge” .•We provide prizes each day to students who have made every effort to improve their Oral Irish skillsAURAL WORK•Many students find this part of the course difficult.•We work very closely with each student to enable him/her to improve their competency in Aural work.•We incorporate Aural course material from the Junior Certificate Syllabus and the Leaving Certificate Syllabus into our Aural classwork.•We also incorporate Aural work in the Irish Summer Course for Primary school students. We work on Aural exercises that appear in the Drumcondra test. WRITTEN WORK •Finally this course teaches students “the golden rules” of Irish grammar.•Gaelcholáiste Cholumba also places a significant emphasis on developing solid writing skills “as Gaeilge”.
•Our enthusiastic Irish teachers teach students how to structure sentences properly. •This Irish Course teaches and explains Irish grammar and makes it simple for our students to understand.•Students learn new vocabulary everyday and are shown how to write sentences and paragraphs correctly incorporating this new vocabulary.
•Students learn how to write the material that they speak orally each day.•All students on our Irish courses improve their written work significantly.•Students are provided with handouts and the written work they cover is based on past examination papers. •We emphaize Grammar, Structuring Sentences, Writing Letters, Post-cards, Writing Stories, Scripts and Essays. •We incorporate Written course material from the Junior Certificate Syllabus and the Leaving Certificate Syllabus into our Written classwork.AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES “as Gaeilge”•Gaelcholáiste Cholumba provides a wide variety of afternoon activities to suit all tastes.
•The afternoon programme includes Swimming, Soccer, Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, Rounders, (golf putting), Tennis, Drama, Animation, Irish dancing and singing.•Gaelcholáiste Cholumba provides courses in Irish for students at the following levels:Separate Class for students starting in Sixth Year in SeptemberSeparate Class for students starting in Fifth Year in September.Separate Class for students starting in Third Year in September.Separate Class for students starting in Second Year in September.Separate Class for students starting in First Year in September.Separate Class for students from Primary School (4th/5th/6th Classes).•Key Learning Outcomes: ▶ Proficiency in speaking Gaeilge in everyday situations ▶ Competency in Aural work and ▶ Enhanced Writing Skills.
★ IRISH SUMMER CAMPS
(Venue: Old Belvedere RFC, Anglesea Road, Ballsbridge, D4)
- ID: 1164
Week 1: Monday, 29th June – Friday, 3rd July
Week 2: Monday, 6th July – Friday, 10th July
Week 3: Monday, 13th July – Friday, 17th July
Week 4: Monday, 20th July – Friday, 24th July
Week 5: Monday, 27th July – Friday, 31st July
Week 6: Monday, 3rd August – Friday, 7th August
Week 7: Monday, 10th August – Friday, 14th August
Week 8: Monday, 17th August – Friday, 21st August
•Gaelcholáiste Cholumba provides Irish Summer Camps for students aged (4-5), (6-8),(9-12). •These camps are activity based. •Students engage in twenty activities “as gaeilge” each week including Singing, Dancing, Art, Lego, Animation, Arts & Crafts, Drama, Badminton, Basketball, Dodgeball, GAA, Rounders, Science Experiments, Soccer, Film, Story Telling, Tip Rugby, Tin Whistle, Tennis, Treasure Hunts and Volleyball. •Students begin each activity with a short Irish Class introducing them to vocabulary and phrases needed for that activity.•Students are also taught how to structure sentences and all students learn some Irish grammar each day which will help all students improve their sentence structure.