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Scottish Gaelic Lesson - Numbers, Days, Past and Future

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Geoffrey's Gaelic lanugage course: An Seachdamh Chlas [The Seventh Class]


Focus points: Past and Future tenses of 'Bi'.


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From the book
Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks (O Maolalaigh, 2008)
23. Numerals 0-19 pp. 29-30,
25. Days, months and seasons pp. 32-33
27. Past tense of ‘tha’ (‘Bi’) p. 36,
27a. Independent and dependent verbal forms p. 36,
27b. Past tense of ‘tha’ with the verbal noun pp. 36-37,
54a Other times of the year p. 80,
54b ‘Last’, ‘next’ pp. 80-81,
64 ‘Tha’: future p. 100

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My Handouts

Bi - Past and Future (PDF)
Numbers and the Days of the Week (PDF)
Time References (PDF)
Build a Sentence 4 (PDF)

Exploring Question Words (PDF)
Question Words Examples (PDF)
Getting to Know You with Question Words (PDF)

Faclan [Vocabulary]



Gnìomhair [Verbs]

Bha [… was … .], Cha robh [… was … not … ., An robh [Was … ?], Nach robh [Wasn’t … ?], Bithidh [… will be … .], Cha bhi [… won’t be … ], Am bi [Will … be … ?], Nach bi [Won’t … be… ?]

Ainmearan [Nouns]


boireann [feminine]
bliadhna(bliadhnaichean) [year], cola-deug() [fortnight], madainn(-ean) [morning], oidhche(-annan) [night], An t-Sultain [September], An Dàmhair [October], An t-Samhain [November], An Dùbhlachd [December], An Geamhradh [winter]

fireann [masculine]
Diluain [Monday], Dimàirt [Tuesday], Diciadain [Wednesday], Diardaoin [Thursday], Dihaoine [Friday], Disathairne [Saturday], Didòmhnaich [Sunday], Latha na Sàbaid [Sunday], mìos(-an) [month], feasgar(-an) [afternoon], latha(làithean) [day], Am Faoilleach (January), An Gearran (February), Am Màrt [March], An Giblean [April], An Cèitean [May], An t-Òg-mhios [June], An t-Iuchar [July], Lùnastal [August], An t-Earrach [spring], An t-Samhradh [summer], Am Foghar [autumn]

Co-ghnìomhair [Adverbs]

an-uiridh [last year], a’ bhòn-dè [the day before yesterday], a’ bhòn-raoir [the night before last], an-dè [yesterday], a-raoir [last night], an-diugh [today], a-nis [now, as opposed to previously], an-dràsta [now, this minute], a-nochd [tonight], a-màireach [tomorrow], (an) ath-oidhche [tomorrow night], (an) ath-sheachdain [next week], air ais [back(wards) in time], (an) ath-mhìos [next month], (an) ath-bhliadhna [next year]

Abairtean Eile [Other Expressions, Phrases]

a’ mhìos ‘sa chaidh [last month]
an t-seachdain 'sa chaidh [last week]


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