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Scottish Gaelic Lesson - Going Places, Place-Names, Map

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Geoffrey's Gaelic language course: An Naoidheamh Chlas [The Ninth Class]


Focus points: Travel and Telling Time


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From the book
Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks (O Maolalaigh, 2008)
54 Telling time pp. 79-81
63 More on time pp. 97-98
44 Prepositions ONLY p. 63
84 Countries pp. 132-133
 

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My Handouts

Going and Seeing (PDF)
Place-Names (PDF)
Map of Scotland (PDF)


Faclan [Vocabulary]


Gnìomhair [Verbs]

Gabh! a’ gabhail [Take! taking], Till! a’ tilleadh [Return! returning], Falbh! a’ falbh [Leave! leaving], Fàg! a’ fàgail [Leave! leaving]

Ainmearan [Nouns]

Obar Dheathain [Aberdeen], Dùn Dèagh [Dundee], Dùn Phris [Dumfries], Dùn Èideann [Edinburgh], Inbhir Nis [Inverness], Caol Loch Aillse [Kyle of Lochalsh], Malaig [Mallaig], Uibhist a Deas [South Uist], Uibhist a Tuath [North Uist], Peairt [Perth], Baile Chloichrigh [Pitlochry], Port Rìgh [Portree], An Cuan Sgìth [The Little Minch], An Eaglais Bhreac [Falkirk], An t-Eilean Sgitheanach [the Isle of Skye], Beinn a’ Bhadhla [Benbecula], Na Hearadh [Harris]

boireann
 Alba [Scotland], Glaschu [Glasgow], Ìle [Islay], Muile [Mull], A’ Ghàidhealtachd [the Highlands], A’ Ghalldachd [the Lowlands], abaid(-ean) [abbey], colaiste(-an) [college], eaglais(-ean) [church], fèis(-ean) [festival], lann-cluiche(lannan-cluiche) [stadium], leabharlann(-an) [library], lùchairt(-ean) [palace], tobhta(-ichean) [ruin], uair(-ean) [hour]

fireann
 An Gearastan [Fort William], Barraigh [Barra], Leòdhas [Lewis], Steòrnabhagh [Stornoway], An t-Òban [Oban], blàr(blàir) [battlefield], gailearaidh(-ean) [gallery], meadhan a’ bhaile [town center], oilthigh(-ean) [university], sutha(-n) [zoo], taigh-bìdh(taighean-bìdh) [restaurant], taigh-cluiche(taighean-cluiche) [theatre], taigh-òsta(taighean-òsta) [hotel], taigh-seinnse(taighean-seinnse) [pub], taigh-staile(taighean-staile) [distillery], taigh-tasgaidh(taighean-tasgaidh) [museum], gleoc(-an) [clock]

Co-ghnìomhair [Adverbs]

suas - upwards, sìos - downwards, a-nuas - up/down (towards), a-null - over there (away), a-nall - over here (towards), a-mach - outwards, a-steach - inwards, a-staigh - inwards

Roimhear [Prepositions]

a/do - to, gu/gus - to, bho/bhon - from, tro/tron - through

Abairtean Eile [Other Expressions, Phrases]

Thalla! [Go!]
Siuthad! [Go on!]
Tiugainn! [Let’s go! Come on!]
Trobhad! [Come here!]


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