Tha fàilte oirbh tighinn dhan tachartas seo air loidhne far am bi sinn a' bruidhinn còmhla agus a' dol a-steach ann an seòmraichean Zoom airson beagan cabadaich còmhla.  Dà rud, bruidhinn na Gàidhlig agus thoir spèis do dhaoine eile.  Seo an ceangal Zoom.  

Fàilte/Welcome to Bruidhinn Air Loidhne: Online Gaelic Conversation Class

Are you interested in learning Scottish Gaelic and engaging in live, interactive conversations with fellow learners?

Bruidhinn Air Loidhne, hosted by Highland-based tutor Brian Ó hEadhra, offers an exciting opportunity for beginners to immerse themselves in the Gaelic language and culture.

About the Class:

Bruidhinn Air Loidhne is a five-week online conversation class designed specifically for individuals with little or no knowledge of Scottish Gaelic. Led by experienced tutor Brian Ó hEadhra, the class aims to provide a supportive and engaging environment where beginners can develop their conversational Gaelic skills.

Class Schedule:

Dates: 5, 12, 19, 26 September 2023

Duration: Four weeks

Time: Every Tuesday 

Time Slot: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm (BST/Scotland)

Registration & Payment:

Please register for the course by emailing me here. The course fee is £30 UK and can be made via Paypal here (please state the course name and provide your email address).  Please select payment to "family/friends" as this avoids having to pay a commission to Paypal.  Payment in advance of the course is appreciated.  A Zoom link will be sent to you once you have registered.   If you aren't registered with PayPal then just let me know and I can make an electronic invoice for you to pay by card without having to register.  You can also register via Eventbrite

What to Expect:

During the class, you will have the opportunity to engage in live conversations with other participants, practice essential conversational skills, and gain confidence in using the Gaelic language. Each session will focus on different topics and provide relevant vocabulary, phrases, and sentance structures to enhance your learning experience.

Why Join Bruidhinn Air Loidhne?

Beginner-Friendly: The class is specifically designed for individuals with little or no Gaelic knowledge, ensuring a comfortable and supportive environment for beginners.

Interactive Learning: Engage in live conversations with fellow learners, allowing you to practice your Gaelic skills in real-time and build confidence.

Experienced Tutor: Benefit from the expertise of Highland-based tutor Brian Ó hEadhra, who has a wealth of experience teaching Gaelic to beginners.

Convenient Schedule: The Tuesday evening time slot allows you to easily incorporate Gaelic learning into your weekly routine.

Cultural Insights: Explore Scottish culture and heritage through language, gaining a deeper understanding of the Gaelic-speaking community.

Register for Bruidhinn Air Loidhne today and start your Gaelic language journey!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can join Bruidhinn Air Loidhne?

Bruidhinn Air Loidhne is open to individuals of all ages (14+) with little or no knowledge of Scottish Gaelic. It is specifically designed for beginners who are eager to learn and practice conversational Gaelic skills.

Do I need any prior knowledge of Gaelic to join the class?

No, prior knowledge of Gaelic is not required. The class is designed to cater to beginners, providing a supportive learning environment for individuals starting their Gaelic language journey.

How do I register for the class?

To register for Bruidhinn Air Loidhne, please email Brian directly.  

What technology do I need to participate in the online class?

You will need a stable internet connection, a computer or mobile device with a webcam and microphone, and access to a video conferencing platform Zoom to participate in the live sessions.

Will I receive any learning materials?

As we are focused on speaking we will keep written material to a minium. You are encouraged to take notes.  Notes written by the tutor can be sent to students after each class.  

Is there any homework or assignments?

While there are no mandatory homework or assignments, practicing outside of class is encouraged to reinforce your learning. Additional resources and suggestions for self-study will be provided to help you further develop your Gaelic language skills.

What happens if I miss a class?

In the event that you miss a class, we will always recap what we learned the week before.  However, we highly encourage attending the live sessions to actively engage in conversations with other learners.

Are there other levels available?

Various courses at different levels are run throughout the year.  Keep an eye out on my social media pages and subscribe to my newsletter below.  

I'm nervous; will this be too much pressure on me?

Please be rest assured that there is no pressure put on you in front of the whole class. In the small groups in the Zoom rooms, you will speak with one or two others at a similar level to you.  All are encouraged to be kind and help one another on this learning journey.    

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