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For more information on these courses tel: (0131) 559 4091 email: jen.kelly@edinburghcollege.ac.uk website: www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk Apply online at www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk We would encourage prospective students to use this method; Download an Application Form from the Edinburgh College website; Contact Edinburgh College for an Application Form; Apply in person at the College.


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  • 16+, Adult, 60+

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Please note there is only on-street parking at this venue. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS COURSE PLEASE CONTACT Jen Kelly on (0131) 559 4091. DESCRIPTION: Advanced Higher Gaelic offers students the opportunity to increase their fluency and language skills. There are three units - Listening and Speaking skills, Reading and Writing skills, Literature and Individual Study (a research project). As with the Higher, Listening, Reading and Literature are answered in English. You will be using a wide variety of grammar and vocabulary. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Previous knowledge of the language is essential. A pass in Higher Gaelic or an equivalent is required. ASSESSMENT: Internal course assessment consists of six National Assessment Bank (NAB) tests - Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Literature and a spoken presentation based on your research project. External assessment consists of an Oral (10 minutes maximum) and an external exam covering listening, reading, literature and writing (presenting an argument from careers/food and health/the media/general matters). PROGRESSION: Progression to Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the Skye campus of the University of the Highlands and Islands. A wide range of Gaelic-related job opportunities, especially in light of the number of organisations that now have Gaelic Language Plans. Cost of Course: £189.00.

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