It’s not easy to learn to speak any language. But isn’t it nice to get a taste of a new language? The following are a couple of Irish language links to get you interested.
There are some free resources for your to learn to speak Irish Gaelic online.
- The BBC has invested a lot of interest in their language learning resources, and it’s always being updated. It usually features an Ulster dialect, as it’s BBC Northern Ireland that creates these resources. You can check out their Irish language section here.
- If you’re already a bit familiar with the language, funny man Des Bishop has an online learning section. The “funny man” part is debatable (here at IrishLanguageToday.com we like him a lot). He grew up in New York, moved to Ireland, and more recently dedicated a year of his life to learning the language.
Irish Language for Beginners
This site has some articles to get you started speaking bits of the language:
Learn to speak Gaelic online
Learning Gaelic online is a great way for you to learn for a couple of reasons:
- Access the lessons anywhere online. No need to install software on a particular PC.
- Your progress is tracked no matter which computer you’re using.
- You start to learn instantly, no need to wait for the software to arrive.
Bitesize Irish Gaelic teaches you Irish Gaelic online. Its approach is to take learning Gaelic in bitesized chunks. It makes it easier to learn, since you learn at your own pace bit-by-bit.
Learn to speak Gaelic at home
LearnIrishGaelic.com offer a complete language program if you’re willing to invest in learning the language. The program features software with lessons, quizzes, a built-in dictionary, pronunciation practice, and there’s also an audio CD and a little book of stories. It’s targeted at Irish language for beginners, so you don’t need to know a single word before getting in to it. Click here to find out more about the learning program.