There are many good reasons for learning Irish or improving your knowledge of the Irish language. Some are practical, some are cultural. For some people there is the satisfaction of mastering a new skill while for others it opens the path to new fields of literature. Some see it as a bridge to past generations of their family and a link to the history of the country.
A qualification in Irish is necessary for some jobs and some university courses in Ireland. It is a compulsory subject in Irish schools and must be taken in both the Junior and Leaving Certificate examinations.
Whether you are a beginner or have some ability with the language, School is Easy’s one to one tuition can give you an important competitive advantage
Children with a second language are known to do better at other subjects, including maths and other non-language subjects. Children who have studied Irish tend to excel in other European languages.
Irish is the probably the oldest spoken language in Europe. It is the only language north of the Alps to have any extensive surviving ancient and medieval literature and as such it is studied at many universities throughout the world. Ireland has a huge collection of folklore and proverbs, the vast majority of which are only available in Irish.
For many, the Irish language is a link to their personal past. They want to learn the language of their grandparents and great-grandparents.
The Irish language is at the root of Ireland’s place names, surnames, and personal names. It is the key to the rich, fascinating world of Irish heraldry, genealogy and place names.
Whatever your motivation for learning Irish, School is Easy can give you the Irish grinds that you need. It is not a difficult language when you have a skilled tutor to guide you.
School Is Easy offers the chance to learn or improve your Irish language skills in your own home, with fully qualified teachers who are expert in both the oral and written language.
Our tutors will help you or your child to improve intonation and develop accurate pronunciation, broaden your vocabulary, and improve written skills in Irish, using correct grammar and sentence structure. School Is Easy is your one stop shop for Irish Grinds!