What is Bitesize Irish?
At Bitesize Irish, we help you overcome the feeling that you’re not doing “enough”. You are already good enough. Tiny bites of Irish allow you to connect through the language every day. By practising Irish every day, you’ll move from being a learner to being a practitioner of the language.
Is Irish Gaelic easy to learn?
Is Irish hard to learn compared to other languages? It is a difficult language to learn. It has so many of its own rules and it can be complicated. It’s also just like any other language in that if you don’t get the opportunity to use it you’ll forget it which is a shame.
How long does it take to learn Irish Gaelic?
A new study has suggested it would take 1,040 hours and around €31,000 to learn Irish. Data compiled by translation service LanguageLine indicates it would cost around €30 for a newcomer to learn our national language. That makes Irish a more challenging and expensive language to learn that some others.
Is Irish a language?
Irish has constitutional status as the national and first official language of the Republic of Ireland and is an officially recognised minority language in Northern Ireland. It is also among the official languages of the European Union….Irish language.
How do the Irish say good morning?
“Maidin mhaaaaith!” Maidin mhaith, which is the simplest way to say “good morning” in Irish, is a direct translation of the English phrase.
Where does Bitesize Irish take place in Ireland?
Bitesize Irish is run from Luimneach / Limerick, a city in the west of Ireland. We are your direct connection to practising the Irish language every day. Each of the team has Irish “running through our veins”. Bitesize Irish is what you might call a “micro-business”.
What’s the difference between Gaeilge and Gaelic in Ireland?
Gaeilge is ‘Irish’ in the English language. ‘Gaelic’ is a family of languages – using it to describe Irish is like calling English ‘Germanic’. Irish = Gaeilge na hÉireann, Scottish = Gaeilge na hAlban, Manx = Gaeilge Mhanainn. No one who speaks the language or who knows Ireland calls it Gaelic.
How can I practice Irish on my own?
With Bitesize Irish, you’ll have the opportunity to practice on your own (through online courses), and take guided action every day (through our community). Practice can be a mix of saying, conversing, reading, writing, and reflection.
How can I learn the Irish language online?
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