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Irish Language Studies

Studing the Irish Language is a critical component for understanding history, literature, and the culture of Ireland. An ancient and living language in Europe, Irish Language has experienced a resurgence in the number of speakers in recent decades.

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IS 1112 - 001 Introductory Irish Language II CRN: 33569

IS 1121 - 001 Intermediate Irish Language I CRN: 33570

IS 1111 - 001 Introductory Irish Language I

IS 1111 Introductory Irish Language I
Description: Groundwork in Irish (Gaelic), including oral proficiency, aural comprehension, and reading knowledge; for students with no prior knowledge of Irish. Supplementary language laboratory work and oral drills.  4.00credit(s)
Attributes: Irish Studies
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate

 

IS 1112 Introductory Irish Language II
Description: Groundwork in Irish (Gaelic), including oral proficiency, aural comprehension and reading knowledge; for students with one semester of Irish study completed. Supplementary language laboratory work and oral drills. Students should have completed IS 1111 or equivalent.  4.00credit(s)
Attributes: Irish Studies
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate

 

IS 1121 Intermediate Irish Language I
Description: Review of grammar and vocabulary in Irish (Gaelic). Recitations, readings and oral drills. Supplementary cultural study, language laboratory, and conversation comprehension. Prerequisites: IS 1111 and 1112, equivalent or permission of instructor. Taught by a Fulbright language instructor from Ireland. Counts toward the Irish Studies Concentration.  3.00credit(s)
Attributes: Irish Studies
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate
Prerequisites: IS 1112

 

   
   
   
   

 

   
   
   
   

 

Contact Information

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Joseph Lennon, Ph. D.
Associate Dean, International and Interdisciplinary Initiatives
Emily C. Riley Director of Irish Studies Professor
Email: joseph.lennon@villanova.edu
Phone: (610) 519-4647

Jennifer A. Joyce. Ph. D.
Assistant Director, Center for Irish Studies
Assistant Professor, Augustine & Culture Seminar Program 
Assistant Professor, Department of English
St Augustine Ctr Liberal Arts Rm 84
Email: jennifer.joyce@villanova.edu 
Phone: (610) 519-8953