Irish Compact

Author: Pimsleur
Publisher: Pimsleur
ISBN: 9780743564014
Size: 36.87 MB
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Irish and English are the official languages of Ireland. The three major dialects of Irish are: Connemara (in the west of Ireland and around the city of Galway), Munster (spoken in Counties Kerry and Cork), and Ulster (spoken in County Donegal). Pimsleur's Irish teaches the Munster dialect. Irish Phase 1, Units 1-10 provide an introduction to Irish with 10 thirty-minute lessons . With this product you start from zero, learning first survival phrases and vocabulary, then progressing to speaking and understanding at a functional level. Every lesson contains an introductory conversation, and isolated vocabulary and structures, as well as full practice for all vocabulary introduced. Emphasis on pronunciation and comprehension. At the completion of this course, you’ll have a basic vocabulary and speak with a near-native accent. This course provides you with a solid foundation upon which to expand your language skills. Culture Notes are provided to give you further insight into the Irish language and culture. A Notes booklet is also included in PDF format. Pimsleur® equals success. Just one 30-minute lesson a day gets you speaking and understanding like no other program.

Teach Yourself Irish Complete Course

Author: Diarmuid O Se
Publisher: NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780844238654
Size: 76.24 MB
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Functional and fun, this course offers full pronunciation guides, grammar summaries, dialogues, cultural notes, vocabulary charts, and irregular verb tables. Ideal for complete language study from comprehension, to speaking and writing skills, to understanding the culture.

Colloquial Irish

Author: Thomas Ihde
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317305280
Size: 49.68 MB
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Specially written by experienced teachers, this easy to use and completely up-to-date course provides a step-by-step approach to spoken and written Irish with no prior knowledge of the language required. What makes Colloquial Irish your best choice in personal language learning? emphasis on the language of East Connemara, with a clear pronunciation guide and an appendix on dialectal differences within Irish stimulating exercises with lively illustrations effective combination of language points, dialogues and cultural information Irish/English and English/Irish word lists. By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Irish in a broad range of everyday situations. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download freely in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

Projekt 1065 A Novel Of World War Ii

Author: Alan Gratz
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545880173
Size: 48.76 MB
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Infiltrate. Befriend. Sabotage. World War II is raging. Michael O'Shaunessey, originally from Ireland, now lives in Nazi Germany with his parents. Like the other boys in his school, Michael is a member of the Hitler Youth. But Michael has a secret. He and his parents are spies. Michael despises everything the Nazis stand for. But he joins in the Hitler Youth's horrific games and book burnings, playing the part so he can gain insider knowledge. When Michael learns about Projekt 1065, a secret Nazi war mission, things get even more complicated. He must prove his loyalty to the Hitler Youth at all costs -- even if it means risking everything he cares about. Including... his own life. From acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087) comes a pulse-pounding novel about facing fears and fighting for what matters most.

Irish English English Irish Easy Reference Dictionary

Author: Educational Company of Ireland
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1568332033
Size: 71.54 MB
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This learner's dictionary guides students and other users through the intricacies of the Irish language. 24,500 entries Modern and up-to-date reference dictionary with over 1,600 new terms Clear layout with headwords in color Handy phrases throughtout illustrating word usage Lists of counties and towns of Ireland as well as countries and cities of the world Invaluable sections on modern Irish grammar

Singing In Irish Gaelic

Author: MARY MCLAUGHLIN
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1610656857
Size: 18.11 MB
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Gaelic songs are beautiful to listen to and to sing, but until now it has been extremely difficult for anyone without knowledge of the Irish language (Gaelic) to sing the songs of that tradition. A must for anyone who has always longed to sing the old songs of Ireland, this book and CD decodes the Irish language for those who aspire to sing these songs without them having to undertake an Irish language course. the fourteen songs are presented in an accessible fashion. on the CD, the author speaks each phrase slowly, leaving a pause for the student to imitate the pronunciation. the author then sings each song in a simple, plain style, conducive to learning. the book has the sheet music, guitar chords, phonetics, Irish lyrics, and a translation and background to each song. There is an introduction which gives information on traditional singing in Irish as well as a guide to the phonetic system used. the songs are graded linguistically and musically so that the student can build up skills as she or he progresses through the book.

Learning Irish

Author: Micheal O Siadhail
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780300084160
Size: 42.71 MB
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This introduction to the Irish language serves a double function: providing an approach to the ordinary language learner and at the same time furnishing the professional linguist with an authentic description of the spoken languages.

Irish Grammar You Really Need To Know Teach Yourself

Author: Éamonn Ó Dónaill
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 144418959X
Size: 49.16 MB
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Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. Irish Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to become a confident communicator in your new language.

The Wonderful World Of Daa

Author: MADELINE MACNEIL
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1610657039
Size: 34.11 MB
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DAA is a beautiful tuning for the mountain dulcimer. This book contains 19 arrangements of traditional Irish, Welsh, French Canadian, Scottish, and American folk tunes and songs that are rich within their melodies, complemented by the DAA tuning. Although the DAA tuning results in predominantly linear movement of the fingers along the frets with jumps and runs along the melody or middle string, the richness of the DAA tuning more than compensates for extra finger movement. These arrangements are written in notation and tablature for the three-string dulcimer with chord symbols, with a mix of strumming and fingerpick/flatpick arrangements. Lyrics are included where appropriate. Beginning level of difficulty. the companion play-along CD features all of the tunes in the same order as the book, played by the author. Each tune name is announced, and spoken countoffs and cues for repeats and are also provided. the recording will help make the unique style of the dulcimer clear.

The Untold Story Of The Talking Book

Author: Matthew Rubery
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674974530
Size: 32.84 MB
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Histories of the book often move straight from the codex to the digital screen. Left out is nearly 150 years of audio recordings. Matthew Rubery uncovers this story, from Edison to today’s billion-dollar audiobook industry, and breaks from convention by treating audiobooks as a distinctive art form that has profoundly influenced the way we read.