Learn from the comfort of home

Can’t be here in person? Here’s the next best thing. With options of short video lessons on demand, or joining an online class in real time, there are more ways than ever to begin and continue your cultural learning.

  • September to May, 2021
  • Intended for all ages and levels
  • Colaisde na Gàidhlig is pleased to present Online Gaelic, Gàidhlig Air-Loidhne, formerly the Atlantic Gaelic Academy, a Scottish Gaelic language program, dedicated to teaching its students to read, write, and speak the language.
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  • July and August, 2021
  • Intended for all ages and levels
  • Colaisde na Gàidhlig is pleased to present Online Gaelic, Gàidhlig Air-Loidhne, formerly the Atlantic Gaelic Academy, a Scottish Gaelic language program, dedicated to teaching its students to read, write, and speak the language.
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  • Available now
  • Intended for all ages, beginner to intermediate levels
  • In these pre-recorded lessons, students have the opportunity to learn in an easy and convenient way all from the comfort of home. The lessons are professionally filmed with the student’s perspective in mind, and feature local instructors who are all masters of their craft.
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  • Winter 2021
  • Intended for all ages and all levels
  • Offered in the fall and winter seasons, this online bundle of instruction includes fiddle, piano accompaniment, guitar accompaniment, step dance, and piping. For one flat rate, students can access any and all available classes over the 8 week schedule.
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  • Pending for 2021
  • Intended for intermediate language learners
  • An opportunity for intermediate learners to improve their conversational skills in Scottish Gaelic. Each session will be led by two experienced instructors and students will be presented with questions, situations, pictures and other materials to stimulate conversation. Instructors will provide guidance and facilitate conversation. Students will break into smaller groups at times to be given more opportunity to practice conversation. 
  • Pending for 2021
  • Intended for intermediate language learners
  • An introduction to transcription for intermediate learners. We will use archival recordings of Nova Scotian Gaelic speakers to get students listening intently to the nuances of inflection, pronunciation and sentence construction. This course provides an opportunity for students to practice their writing skills, train their ears, and to learn stories from the Scottish Gaelic oral tradition.
  • Pending for 2021
  • Intended for intermediate language learners
  • This course provides an opportunity for students to practice their writing skills, train their ears, and to learn stories from the Scottish Gaelic oral tradition.