Summer & Easter Irish Language Courses Achill Island County Mayo

Easter & Summer Courses 2018

 
 


Courses run during the Easter Holidays and in June, July and August every year.

 

Our vastly experienced staff are the heart of the Coláiste Acla experience. All múinteoirí (instructors/teachers) are Dept. of Education approved and have vast experience of primary, junior and leaving certificate courses.

Pupil Teacher Ratios are 20:1 in class and 8:1 on the water.

 

Foireann

Ta aitheantas faighte ag gach múinteoir agus cúntóir ón Roinn Oideachais. Cuireann an fhoireann go mór leis an gColáiste. Tá taithí ag gach múinteoir agus cúntóir ar chúrsaí bunscoile agus meánscoile Is í an aidhm atá againn ná suim na scolairí a chothú sa Ghaeilge.

 

An Teanga Beo

Is í an Ghaeilge gnáth theanga an cheantar seo agus tá an teanga mar chroí lár an Choláiste. Bíonn na scolairí sáite sa timpeallacht seo agus ag foghlaim i ngan fhios dóibh féin.

Caithfidh gach scoláire a dhícheall a dhéanamh leis an teanga agus cur le dea-atmaisféar an Choláiste. Bain trial as, déan iarracht maith agus feicfidh tú toradh do chuid oibre agus tú ag filleadh abhaile. Nil sé ró-dheacair!


 

Curriculum

 
 
 

 

 

Classroom - learning Irish at Colaiste Acla

 

 

Colaiste Acla Curriculum - Clár Oibre


Courses with special focus
Cuireann muid an-bhéim ar an nGaeilge labhartha ar bhealach spraoiúil chun suim a spreagadh san teanga.

At Coláiste Acla we adopt the communicative approach to the teaching of Irish, placing great emphasis on speaking the language.

Courses with special focus on the Leaving Cert, Junior Cert,6th class/First Year are provided. Our curriculum is delivered and prepared by our qualified and experienced teaching staff in small classes.

Tá an Ghaeilge mar chroi lar an choláiste agus caithfidh gach scolairi a dhicheall a dhéanamh.

 

Leaving Cert Preparation Programme

Our classes are tailored to reflect the increased emphasis on Oral Irish in the Leaving Cert curriculum. Comprehensive notes and sample answers are also provided.

1. Focus on oral exam topics and techniques, to include
-sraith pictiúir
-oral fluency
-perfecting communication skills
2. Grammatical accuracy
3. Mastering writing skills
4. Exam answering techniques

 



Junior Cert Preparation Programme

1. Development of spoken Irish
2. Grammatical accuracy
3. Essay writing
4. Aural Comprehension
5. Exam answering skills

Comprehensive notes provided.


6th Class/ First Year programme

1. Oral fluency
2. Foundation Grammer
3. Comprehension
4. Vocabulary development
5. Writing skills

6. Building confidence in communication as Gaeilge

 

 
 

 

 

Timetable - Clár Ama

 

Each day scolairí spend 3 hours in school, 3 hours at watersports and 2 1/2 hours at social activities.

Bricfeasta

8:30
Scoil/Activities

10:00

Lón

1:00
Scoil/Activities

2:00
Dinnéar

5:00
Social Activities

7:00
Suipéar
10:00
 
 

Easter & Summer Prices & Dates

 
 
 

 

Course Dates & Fees - Cúrsaí 2017

 



Deposit reduced to just €100

 


 

Cúrsa

Dates

 

Fee

Deposit

Balance

Transport


 


Cúrsa Cinnire*

 

09/04/17 to 14/04/17  
250

-

-

-
 
           
 

Cúrsa A


04/06/17 to 18/06/17

 
950
100
850
50
 

Cúrsa B


18/06/17 to 02/07/17

  900
100
800
50
 

Cúrsa C


02/07/17 to 16/07/17

 
775
100
675
50
 


Cúrsa D


16/07/17 to 30/07/17
 
775
100
675
50
 

Cúrsa E


30/07/17 to 13/08/17

  775
100
675
50
 

Cúrsa F


13/08/17 to 24/08/17

 
600
100
500
50


*Tréithe ag taisteal:
- Gaeilge Liofa
- Cinnireacht
- Teastas Soisearach Déanta agat

Cinnire Tí are selected on an interview basis at the end of the course.

Participation in the course does not guarantee a position as a Cinnire for the summer.