Project ID - TIS001134
IRISH CONVERSATION SUPPORT To give pupils at A-level and GCSE the opportunity to practise their spoken Irish through interaction with a highly fluent speaker.

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Project offered at

St Patrick's Co-ed Comprehensive College
BT46 5BN


Grainne Hughes

Student Skills

This will be suitable for a student from an Irish medium background or who is studying Irish at degree level at university. It will suit a student who is confident speaking about a wide range of topics with pupils between 15 and 18 years of age in fluent Irish.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Pupils will grow more confident using Irish in conversation.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Students will have the opportunity to share their love of Irish with pupils in a classroom environment and/or small group situations. They will gain experience of working in secondary sector education with young people and using their Irish as part of teaching. They will gain knowledge and experience of preparing resources for individual pupils.

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