Free Irish Lessons and Courses
We have gathered together here a number of free Irish language lessons and language courses for those learning Irish, along with some other Irish language resources, such as Irish online courses and exercises, podcasts, video lessons, alphabets, dictionaries, lexicons, verb conjugations, language communities, newspapers, articles, and books. Most of these sites will be in English, although a number are multilingual in nature.
Cumann Carad Na Gaeilge - The Philo-Celtic Society
"We began our new school on the internet on St. Bridget's Day 2007 (February 1, 2007) with 6 classes taught by our members... Go to The Philo-Celtic Society School at the address above to register and to choose your class. Hit "Join This Group" on that page, pass a spam test, and you're registered in the School! Then choose your class!"
Elementary Course of Gaelic - A Junior Gaelic Grammar by Duncan Reid
The first few lessons of a book that contains 50 lessons and 208 pages altogether...
Erin's Web - Irish Gaelic
"The purpose of the course is to give people, whether of Irish descent or not, a working knowledge of the Irish language. This course begins with the basics and is entirely self-contained. We have planned it especially for persons who are studying alone or in small groups without a teacher, books or recordings." The lessons are in HTML format and are downloadable in a zipfile.
Fluent in 3 Months: Irish
Unconventional language hacking tips from Benny the Irish polyglot...
Site for learning Irish Gaelic with some free lessons; also with a subscription service to access more content.
Interactive Irish Lessons
"These lessons have been taken from a book called 'Learning Irish' by Mícheál ó Siadhail, published by Yale University Press."
Learn Irish with Liam O Maonlai
Two courses in Irish Gaelic, with 12 lessons each, with PDF transcripts and MP3 audio files, courtesy of the The Independent.
Avoca Handweavers, Bray,Wicklow,Ireland
photo by Ivan Walsh
MyLanguageExchange.com Learn to Speak Irish
"Learn Irish online by practicing with a native speaker who is learning your language. Write or speak Irish online to improve grammar or conversation."
Polyglot is a non-profit community dedicated to language exchange. Polyglot allows you to find the right person ready to exchange languages with you. You will search for penpals according to age, gender, location, hobbies, etc. Polyglot is fully customizable. You will choose your own icons, styles or post your own Polyglot translations, so that more people speaking your language can become a member.
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