Thursday 9th April 2015 from 10 am – 5.30 pm
The Easter Revision Leaving Certificate Higher Level Irish course will be delivered from The Athlone Springs Hotel, Athlone from 10 am – 5.30 pm on Thursday 9th April 2015.
Each student will receive six and a quarter hours of expert tuition, plus 1 and a quarter hours of breaks incorporated into the day. Students will also benefit from superb study notes.
Easter Revision Course Content
Our aim is, not only to provide students with comprehensive notes in preparation for Leaving Certificate Irish, but also to equip them with the skills necessary to attain the maximum marks from each question and each section of the exam.
Our course is designed to draw on previous learning, to enhance knowledge and develop strategies, and techniques to ensure students are well prepared and have the confidence to achieve their goals.
During the course we will comprehensively cover all of the following aspects of Leaving Certificate Higher Level Irish:
Béaltriail – Oral Exam
- Léamh na Filíochta – study aides to assist with pronunciation issues
- Sraith Pictiúr – detailed notes and study techniques that help students take a more structured approach to this often problematic area
- Agallamh – all major topics covered comprehensively
Cluastuiscint – Listening Comprehension
- Key question words and vocabulary relevant to this section
- Practical study and preparatory techniques
Paper 1 – Aiste / Díospóireacht – Essay / Debate writing
- Essential vocabulary and phrases
- Grammar essentials
- Planning methods, structure and timing
- Sample essays
Paper 2 –
Léamhthuiscint, Prós agus Filíocht -Reading Comprehension, Prose and Poetry
- Reading comprehension – key question words and tips as to how best to attempt question 6 b
- Prose and Poetry – complete set of detailed notes on all aspects of each of these areas of study including key words and phrases, and sample answers
- Exam technique and timing
B.A (Honours) NUIM ., Ard-dioplóma san oideachas NUIG
Darran is a secondary school teacher of Irish and Geography for the past 10 years. He has a great passion for his two subjects and spends much of the summer in the Gaeltacht. Darran puts a massive emphasis on the spoken language and firmly believes that this improves all aspects of the language. He has done much work with the PDST (Professional Development Service for Teachers) to encourage the use of technology in language learning. He takes great pride in giving students a ‘grá’ for the language and engaging them. He is very much aware of the challenges students face when learning the language but is confident in his ability to equip students with the tools and confidence they need to excel in the language.