Download A Learner's Guide to Irish by Donna Wong PDF

By Donna Wong

This Irish-language direction is directed at rookies whose first language is English and especially these residing overseas and others who've had no publicity to the Irish language within the Irish academic procedure. the reasons and instructing notes are all in English and the direction is acceptable for entire newbies all over to intermediate point. The references and examples pointed out advisor freshmen during the a number of dictionaries, grammars, dialects, and varieties that they come across during their reviews.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Learner's Guide to Irish PDF

Similar language arts books

Formulaic Genres

Via case experiences the writer exhibits that formulaic genres are in every single place, starting from engagement notices via political propaganda to sketch humor.

Beginning Teaching, Beginning Learning: in Primary Education, Third Edition

This assortment presents a good creation to the sensible talents which all scholar academics need to enhance however it additionally celebrates the unpredictability and pleasure of operating with , inquisitive youngsters. [It] may still motivate readers to determine educating, in universities in addition to in school rooms, because the merchandising of vigorous conversations among inexperienced persons.

Language Learning and Study Abroad: A Critical Reading of Research

Learn out of the country is frequently noticeable as a very important measurement of language studying - constructing communicative talent, language wisdom, and intercultural competence. the writer offers an summary and review of analysis on language studying in learn overseas settings, reviewing the benefits and constraints of views followed during this learn.

Additional resources for A Learner's Guide to Irish

Sample text

16 Because I had a lot of questions, I turned to my university’s Office of Academic Technology17 for advice. The two experts there oriented me to WordPress18 and to Prezi19 so that I could decide whether and how to incorporate such technology. More importantly, the director agreed to use two of my class periods—one for each technology—to train my students in ways that worked with the course assignments. This work can be done in isolation by the instructor, but the support I received made it much easier for me to try major assignments in my workshop and to do that sooner rather than later, even if that meant I wasn’t too far ahead of my students—who may be called digital natives, but who are almost entirely Internet users and not digital creators.

In Hayles’, they are writers who write with media, increasing their capacity for new kinds of originality. A creative writing pedagogy that moves along a digital turn will have to imagine student subjectivities as something that develops between these two positions. I wish I would have told my resistant student that texts and tweets often, whether we want to admit it or not, have similar aspirations as a short story: they aim to connect. I would have added that they have their own sets of conventions and that the construction of good Facebook status updates, while not unrelated to the construction of voice in fiction, certainly requires a different kind of theory and practice.

Prezi—an online presentation software with nonlinear, layered options for organizing text and images—became my obvious choice for a new way to think of the final portfolio28 and to shake up notions of what poetry might be and might become. In many ways, this Prezi portfolio29 looks very much like the non-digital assignment I’d already honed over the years. The evaluation criteria, which represent my pedagogical priorities and the course goals, changed very little. I added that Prezi—the format of the portfolio contents— needed to matter, that at least one poem’s form had to take advantage of the medium.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.03 of 5 – based on 7 votes