Irish, Gaelic and Irish Gaelic             By Eoin  at www.bitesizeirishgaelic.com
Two national languages in Ireland●   English●   Irish
Wheres Irish spoken?●   Found in communities mainly along Irelands    Atlantic coast●   Including counties:    ●   Donegal...
Wheres Irish spoken●   Kids learn it at school●   TV station – TG4●   Radio station – Raidió na Gaeltachta
Irish●   The Irish language●   Established in Ireland several thousand years    ago●   Celtic language
Whats it known as?●   “Irish”                 ●   “Gaeilge”●   Like “French” and “Francais” referring to the    language o...
Next up...  Gaelic
Gaelic●   On a good day, see Scotland from Northern    Ireland●   “Irish” spread across over Scotland
Gaelic and Irish●   Were really a continuum in accents●   Today, recogonized as different languages●   Still very close
Scotlands language●   “Gaelic”             ●   “Gàidhlig”
Now it gets complicated :)
Most “correct” terminology●   Irish is spoken in     ●   Gaelic is spoken in    Ireland                    Scotland●   (Da...
Visitors to Ireland●   Told about “Gaelic”●   It is, after all, transliteration from “Gaeilge”●   So “Gaelic” can refer to...
Irish Gaelic●   To help remove the ambiguity
What should I call it?●   I recommend:    ●   “Irish” in Ireland    ●   “Gaelic” in Scotland●   But use “Irish Gaelic” or ...
What should I do now?●   Head on over to:    ●   http://www.bitesizeirishgaelic.com/beginners/●   Free Irish lessons every...
Slán tamaill●   Bye for now
Wheres the video related to these             slides?http://www.bitesizeirishgaelic.com/blog/gaelic-irish-language/       ...
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Sometimes you'll hear "Gaelic", other times "Irish Gaelic" or "Scottish Gaelic", or even just "Gaelic". Find out the differences, with a focus on the Irish language.

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Irish vs Gaelic

  1. 1. Irish, Gaelic and Irish Gaelic By Eoin at www.bitesizeirishgaelic.com
  2. 2. Two national languages in Ireland● English● Irish
  3. 3. Wheres Irish spoken?● Found in communities mainly along Irelands Atlantic coast● Including counties: ● Donegal ● Galway ● Kerry
  4. 4. Wheres Irish spoken● Kids learn it at school● TV station – TG4● Radio station – Raidió na Gaeltachta
  5. 5. Irish● The Irish language● Established in Ireland several thousand years ago● Celtic language
  6. 6. Whats it known as?● “Irish” ● “Gaeilge”● Like “French” and “Francais” referring to the language of France
  7. 7. Next up... Gaelic
  8. 8. Gaelic● On a good day, see Scotland from Northern Ireland● “Irish” spread across over Scotland
  9. 9. Gaelic and Irish● Were really a continuum in accents● Today, recogonized as different languages● Still very close
  10. 10. Scotlands language● “Gaelic” ● “Gàidhlig”
  11. 11. Now it gets complicated :)
  12. 12. Most “correct” terminology● Irish is spoken in ● Gaelic is spoken in Ireland Scotland● (Dare I say most “correct”)
  13. 13. Visitors to Ireland● Told about “Gaelic”● It is, after all, transliteration from “Gaeilge”● So “Gaelic” can refer to Irish
  14. 14. Irish Gaelic● To help remove the ambiguity
  15. 15. What should I call it?● I recommend: ● “Irish” in Ireland ● “Gaelic” in Scotland● But use “Irish Gaelic” or “Scots Gaelic” if you need to● Remember Gaeilge and Gàidhlig
  16. 16. What should I do now?● Head on over to: ● http://www.bitesizeirishgaelic.com/beginners/● Free Irish lessons every couple of days, by BitesizeIrishGaelic.com
  17. 17. Slán tamaill● Bye for now
  18. 18. Wheres the video related to these slides?http://www.bitesizeirishgaelic.com/blog/gaelic-irish-language/ Copyright eTeanga

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