Classroom resources - Gaelic

Websites for teaching Gaelic

Languagenut

Subscription required. Free trial available. Languagenut has collaborated with the Bord da Gaelic team to offer Gaelic, along with 20 other language, in an interactive digital language learning platform, promoting listening, reading, speaking and writing skills. Teachers can easily differentiate by assigning different tasks to individual students and see individual, class and school performance. The platform is further enhanced by 34 support languages, which feature not only text, but also audio, supporting lower-literacy learners. Student engagement is maximised by fun games and a motivating rewards system, allowing students to earn points and medals. A downloadable iPad app allows users to easily study on the move and at home.

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Scotland's Scientists: A Gaelic Language Resource

This resource contains nine biographies of Scottish Scientists taken from the Scottish Science Hall of Fame. The biographies are available in Gaelic. ​This resource will be of particular interest to practitioners and learners at second and third level GME and for practitioners of Gaelic (Learners) in the senior phase.

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e-Stòras – Scottish Gaelic Education resource

The Multimedia Unit of the Education and Children’s Services Department of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has developed a new website to support 3-18 Gaelic Medium Education. Resources support Gàidhlig as well as a range of other curricular areas. The website

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Gaelic reading books on Soundcloud

Gaelic reading books on Soundcloud

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An Sgeulachd Ghoirid

A support resource for pupils, students or individuals with an interest in the short stories which appear in Scottish Gaelic literature.

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Gaelic topic packs for S1-S3

Stòrlann has prepared topic packs for Gàidhlig classes between S1 and S3. The packs, eight altogether, have been written by four different writers and deal with a variety of themes, including literature, news, work and pastimes. They will hopefully give p

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Vikings - Gaelic teaching resource

This resource was created so that pupils can learn about Vikingsin a stimulating way. Each chest is full of a variety of Norse replicas which are listed below. Each chest is available for loan on a school term basis from Stòrlann.

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Mealladh

This is a collection of engaging new short stories in Gaelic.

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Giglets ann an Gaidhlig

Giglets stories are sometimes-famous and sometimes-nearly-forgotten classics that have been re-imagined and adapted for a modern audience. Giglets has partnered with Comhairle nan Leabhraichean and Storlann to develop the ‘Giglets ann an Gaidhlig’ series

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Ceumannan

A Gaelic learners' course for secondary schools.

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Cèaird an Sgrìobhaiche

A collection of more than 30 texts which can be used in shared reading and shared writing work in upper primary and lower secondary. There are useful suggestions for teachers on ways in which students’ reading and writing can be directed through conversat

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Eaconamas Dachaigh - Home Economics

The Home Economics resource is a collection of units which will help pupils to learn about the subject through the medium of Gaelic. The collection encourages an interest in health and wellbeing, creativity, and a care for the environment and the content

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Mìrean

This website offers a simple introduction to the basics of Gaelic grammar and suggests ways, with support material, of bringing on pupils’ Gaelic.

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Gaelic Resources for schools

These resources are divided into three programmes: - Resources for high school Gaelic and Gaelic (Learners) - Resources for high school subjects taught via Gaelic Medium - Resources for nursery and primary schools

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Languages on Screen

Languages on Screen is an exciting new educational resource that puts French, German, Spanish and Italian - and soon Gaelic - short films online for free download and use in schools across Scotland.

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Gaelic literature, language and music

A historical account of Scotland's Gaelic literature, language and music.

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Gaelic Dictionaries Online

List of Gaelic dictionaries available online.

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Comunn na Gàidhlig - A’ cruthachadh chothroman dhan Ghàidhlig

Comunn na Gàidhlig's website is full of information about Gaelic with particular emphasis on statistics.

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