Meluki's Celtic Catalog

Celtic Culture in Words and Music

Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks

Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks
Item# 9781841586434

Product Description

Publisher: Birlinn

Author: Roibeard O Maolalaigh and Iain Macaonghuis

Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks has been written both as a self-tuition course for beginners and also for use within the classroom. You may want to learn Gaelic because of a general interest in Celtic or Scottish history and culture, or because it was the everyday language of your ancestors . The cynical observer may wonder if the exercise is worthwhile, when only one and a half per cent of Scotlandís population speak the language. However, Gaelic is far from dead; in some parts of the Highlands and Western Isles it is the everyday language, and it represents an important part of the United Kingdomís cultural mix. There are Gaelic-learning classes in almost every area of Scotland. (pb)