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Learn Something Valuable -Leabhraichean Gàidhlig

You’ve always dreamed of reaching that next level in your studies and use of the Gaelic language.
At Love Gaelic, we have produced books and student manuals that run in conjunction with our

Online Scottish Gaelic Language Courses to help get you there.

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of books, videos and soundfiles for our courses. 
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New books are ongoingly being added to support learners wherever they are in the world.

Gaelic Dialogue Development

Converse with Confidence

For those who prefer self-study with a book, you can also access the self-study courses available to practice your dialogue reading / pronunciation skills with. You can really raise the bar in regards to your reading ability very quickly, if you buckle down on practicing with these and/or using the course in your own conversation groups. The beginner and intermediate soundfiles are learner-centred, the advanced ones on the other hand have additional soundfiles recorded by a native Uist speaker.  If  you prefer to get support and feedback on your pronunciation, then you can sign up for the taught or supported self-study courses instead, with soundfile downloads included.

Speak Gaelic Learn Gaelic

Cùrsa Còmhraidh
An Introduction to Scottish Gaelic

Price £13.40

These 10 lessons are aimed at new learners of the language and is written to enhance and supplement conversation classes, with additional vocabulary, exercises and explanations. This course consists of 10 themed lessons, each with a vocabulary list, explanation of any language points raised, a selection of exercises and games as well as a dialogue to revise the language of that lesson. It includes an English to Gaelic and Gaelic to English dictionary of the course. Soundfiles to supplement this book are available in the self-study section on my website www.lovegaelic.com

Speak Gaelic Learn Gaelic

Post-Beginner Gaelic Dialogue Development

Price £10.99

These 8 lessons are aimed at Post-Beginner Gaelic Learners who want to develop their conversation skills. It covers basic grammar and vocabulary points relating to the individual topics to support you. I use this book to coach my group students but there is so much more added to their learning during live classes, as not every conversation is predictable and listening skills become very important as well. Maybe you can use this book with your friends as a basic tool to practice dialogues. Soundfiles to supplement this book are available in the self-study sectionon my website www.lovegaelic.com

Speak Gaelic Learn Gaelic

Intermediate Gaelic Dialogue Development

Price £10.99

These 8 lessons are aimed at Intermediate Gaelic Learners who want to develop their conversation skills. It covers the use of regular verbs and vocabulary points relating to the individual topics to support you. I use this book to coach my group students but there is so much more added to their learning during live classes, as not every conversation is predictable and listening skills become very important as well. Maybe you can use this book with your friends as a basic tool to practice dialogues. 

Speak Gaelic Learn Gaelic

Advanced Gaelic Dialogue Development

Price £14.99

These 8 lessons are aimed at Advanced Scottish Gaelic Learners who want to develop their conversation as well as their academic writing skills. A grammar checklist is included to support you. I use this book to coach my students to the next level but there is so much more added to their learning during live classes, as not every conversation is predictable and listening skills become very important as well. Maybe you can use this book with your friends as a basic tool to practice dialogues. You can purchase the book soundfiles on the website www.lovegaelic.com

Gaelic Grammar Books

Write with Confidence

Have you struggled to get a grasp of Gaelic Grammar, not quite understood the Verb, the Nouns or sentence structure? Therefor the books here are used as part of our online study but also to enable you to expand your understanding and confidence in the use of the written and consequently your confidence of mastering the spoken language.

Gaelic Grammar Book

Cùrsa Ro-ìre Gràmar na Gàidhlig

Price £17.37

This is the student course handbook and should be used in conjunction with the online Cùrsa Ro-ìre self-study section which includes downloadable resources, lesson sound files, revision quiz.

The course covers: * The verb TO BE, TO LIKE, CAN, TO PREFER. * Verbal Nouns and Sentence Structure. * Infinitive-like Verbal Nouns of Regular and Irregular Verbs. * Prepositional Pronouns formed with prepositions AIG, RI, AIR, LE, DO in combination with Personal Pronouns. * Vocative Case of Names, Lenition, Possessive Articles, Nouns and Gender, Adjectives, Adverbs, Definite Articles, Plural Nouns and Vowels. * Useful phrases, Grammar terminology, Vocabulary list.

Gaelic Grammar Book

50 Grammar Exercises Part 1

Price £10.99

This book includes 50 Gaelic grammar points which include a brief explanation and corresponding exercises to work with. You can purchase the book soundfiles (read by a native Uist speaker) in the Student Resource Section

1. Possessive articles 2. Do + Personal Pronoun 3. Comparative Adjective 4. Word Inversion 5. Adverbs - direction / location 6. Verbal Noun 7. Visible Lenition 8. Adjectives 9. Future Tense 10. RI + Personal Pronouns 11. Past Tense of Regular Verbs 12. Ann + Personal Pronoun 13. Irregular Verb To Do/To Make 14. Me too - Me neither 15. Irregular Verb To Give 16. AIR + Personal Pronouns 17. Imperative 18. LE + Personal Pronouns 19. Irregular Verb To See 20. Tu or Thu 21. Irregular Verb To Hear 22. An or am 23. AIG + Personal Pronouns 24. Cia mheud 25. Irregular Verb To Say 26. To Be 27. Ann + Possessive Article 28. Irregular Verb To Get 29. RO + Personal Pronouns 30. Verb Usage 31. Vowels 32. Irregular Verb To Go 33. Prepositions + AIR 34. FO + Personal Pronouns 35. Emphasis Personal Pronouns 36. Irregulare Verb To Hear 37. 'S e or Tha 38. Vocative Case 39. Sentence Structure Inversion 40. GU + Personal Pronouns 41. Irregular Verb To Catch 42. FAR + To Be 43. Root/Stem of the Verb 44. Language - Nationality 45. Consonant Groups 46. Dative Case Singular Noun 47. To Be + Verbal Noun 48. AIG + Possessive Pronouns 49. BHO + Personal Pronouns 50. Irregular Verb To Arrive/Reach.

Gaelic Grammar Book

50 Grammar Exercises Part 2

Price £10.99

This book includes 50 Gaelic grammar points which include an explanation and corresponding exercises to work with.

1. Am Buadhair Fulangach 2. Na Bliadhnaichean 3. DHAN + Placename 4. Plural Article THE: NA or NA H- 5. Negative Questions : Past Tense Irregular Verbs 6. Negative Questions : Past Tense Regular Verbs 7. The Irregular Verb TO COME 8. Slenderizing of some masculine nouns 9. Negative Adjectives 10. Numbers 20-40-60-80 11. Tha gaol AIG..AIR 12. Relative Future of Regular Verbs 13. Eadar + sinn, sibh, iad 14. I would + verb 15. Feminine nouns with the article THE 16. Numbers 30 - 50 - 70 - 90 17. Adjectives after Plural Nouns 18. MU + Possessive Article + D(h)eidhinn 19. Faod - Feum: regular verbs without past Tense 20. Faod - Feum: Conditional Tense with I and We 21. Past Passive Tense using To Go 22. TRO + Personal Pronouns 23. Possessive Article with Emphasis + noun starting with a consonant 24. The Article THE with Masculine Singular Nouns 25. Over There / Over here - Position/Movement 26. Pre-Noun Adjective SEANN 27. Ri ... t(h)aobh - Compound Preposition/Pronoun 28. GUN + Noun (without article THE) 29. Conditional Tense of Regular Verbs - We would 30. Imperative Regular Verbs - Let's 31. Adverbs of Manner 32. Comparatives NAS or NA B' 33. Conjunction "that is" 34. Reflexive Past Passive 35. Ma tha / Mura bheil 36. Informal - Formal 37. Ann / Anns + Placenames 38. To Be - Future Tense 39. Past and Future Tense of Verbs versus To Be + Verbal Noun 40. An aimsir 41. 'S dòcha gu/gun/gum 42. Future Passive using To Go 43. Affirming / Questioning 44. Dhen 45. Leth 46. Cho .. ri/ris 47. Nas / Na bu - Na b' 48. Ga / Ga h- 49. YES/NO 50. Plural Nound Ending -an/-ean

Gaelic Grammar Book

LEUMAN GRÀMAIR - PÀIRT 1

Price £10.99

12 Scottish Gaelic Grammar Points explained more in-depth with exercises to enhance your writing skills. The book complements Exercises 1 to 12 of my "50 Grammar Exercises Book Part 1".
 

Soundfiles recorded by a native Uist speaker are available in the student resources section.
 

You will also need the Dialogue Drills - Pàirt 1 course handbook to complete the online self-study course with downloadable learner centred soundfiles.

Content:

1. Possessive Articles

2. DO + Personal Pronouns

3. Comparative Adjectives

4. Word Inversion

5. Adverbs - Direction/Location

6. Verbal Noun

7. Visible Lenition at the start of a Word

8. Adjectives after Singular Nouns in the Nominative Case

9. Future Tense of Single Syllable Verbs

10. RI + Personal Pronouns

11. Past Tense Regular Verbs

12. ANN + Personal Pronouns

Gaelic Dialogue Book

DIALOGUE DRILLS - PÀIRT 1

Price £11.60

Drilean Còmhraidh Foirmeil & Neo-fhoirmeil / Formal and Informal Dialogue Drills.

 

Do you want to improve your response time in conversations? With this book and soundfiles, you can practice to respond with confidence. The content covers the practical use of Scottish Gaelic grammar points from my Leuman Gràmair Pàirt 1 Course Handbook.

You will need both books to complete the online self-study course with downloadable learner centred soundfiles. 

Gaelic Grammar Book

LEUMAN GRÀMAIR - PÀIRT 2

Price £11.48

12 Scottish Gaelic Grammar Points explained more in-depth with exercises to enhance your writing skills. The book complements Exercises 13 to 24 of my "50 Grammar Exercises Book Part 1".

You will also need the Dialogue Drills - Pàirt 2 course handbook to complete the online self-study course with downloadable learner centred soundfiles.

Content:

1. Irregular verb to do/to make

2. Me too - me neither

3. Irregular verb to give/to take

4. Preposition AIR

5. Imperative of regular verbs

6. Preposition LE

7. Irregular verb to see

8. Thu/Tu

9. Irregular verb to hear

10. An/Am

11. Preposition AIG

12. Cia mheud.

Gaelic Dialogue Book

DIALOGUE DRILLS - PÀIRT 2

Price £11.60

Drilean Còmhraidh Foirmeil & Neo-fhoirmeil / Formal and Informal Dialogue Drills.

 

Do you want to improve your response time in conversations? With this book and soundfiles, you can practice to respond with confidence. The content covers the practical use of Scottish Gaelic grammar points from my Leuman Gràmair Pàirt 2 Course Handbook.

You will need both books to complete the online self-study course with downloadable learner centred soundfiles. 

Gaelic Verbs Book

Verbs & Dialogue Drills

Price £9.99

This book includes concise lessons on the use of regular and irregular verbs in the past and future tense, imperative and infinitive-like verbal noun. Every grammar point is explained and then followed by short sentence structure exercises as well as a dialogue comprehension exercise. To reenforce your learning, dialogue drills - both in a formal and informal manner - (question & answer) have been added for you to work with. The more you drill these grammar points in dialogue settings, the sooner your response time in conversations speeds up. To achieve the best results, you can sign up for the corresponding self-study course with soundfiles to practice with.

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Listening & Trialogue Development

Not available in the shop, only as part of the course.

This book includes exercises with soundfiles to improve listening to the news, weather report.  It has a vocabulary list included.

It is accompanied with reading practice and revision by dictation.

 

It is recommended to use any supported study course format in order to receive feedback on your work.

Gaelic Grammar Revision Book

800 Ceist Iomadh-Roghainne

Price £14.99

800 Multiple Choice Questions - Revision of grammar and vocabulary for Scottish Gaelic learners. These are also available as online quizzes to practice with in the student resource centre.

Scottish Writing Skills Book

Mearachdan - 262 Ways to Lose Marks

Price £4.99

Learn to become more aware of silly errors which can cost you a good grade. These 262 sentences include mistakes made by my own students (from beginners to advanced) and show how often you can make the same mistake over and over again, despite having learned the grammar. Make it a habit to scrutinize your own work more in-depth for a quicker, lasting improvement of your Scottish Gaelic writing skills. Corresponding soundfiles can be found in the student resource centre and used as dictation practice.

Gaelic Crosswords
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Gaelic Crosswords

Scottish Gaelic Crosswords

By Ann Desseyn - Cooper

14 Crosswords per book:
Translate English words to Scottish Gaelic. A great way to revise or build your vocabulary knowledge.
Word banks are included to support you during the exercises.
Price £4.88

These books are not available in the shop, only as part of the courses.

This course handbook can be studied on its own or as part of the Intermediate Booster.

 

Answers are not included, hence it is only offered as supported (taught or self-study & e-mail supported) course format.

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This course handbook can be studied on its own or as part of the Advanced Booster.

 

Answers are not included, hence it is only offered as supported (taught or self-study & e-mail supported) course format.

Gaelic Phrases Note Book

LEABHAR NÒTAICHEAN

1

Price £8.00

The A4 notebook has lined pages (double sided) for you to write your notes. It also is a Scottish Gaelic phrases book with useful day-to-day Gaelic phrases at the top of the pages (with translation) for you to learn.

Gaelic Phrases Note Book

LEABHAR NÒTAICHEAN

2

Price £8.00

The A4 notebook has lined pages (double sided) for you to write your notes. It also is a Scottish Gaelic phrases book with useful day-to-day Gaelic phrases at the top of the pages (with translation) for you to learn. (different ones than in notebook 1)

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NA MÌOSACHAN

CALENDAR

2022


 

Price £9.99


Our 2022 Calendar features the beautiful environment of the Isle of North Uist and the Isle of Harris. From our endless blue beaches, running stags, highland cows on the Vallay island sands, Hebridean sheep, fishing boat in mirror-like water to Rodel church in Harris. Only Gaelic is used for the months and days. Enjoy our Gaelic Environment from the comfort of your home and do come and see us next year on one of our immersion courses.