An Cùrsa Bogaidh II & III

Intermediate & Higher Intermediate Immersion Courses

May 3 – 28, 2021

In connection with our partners at Cape Breton University, Colaisde na Gàidhlig is proud to host two 6-credit courses on-site, An Cùrsa Bogaidh II (intermediate) designed for university students seeking second year credits, and An Cùrsa Bogaidh III (higher intermediate) designed for students seeking third year credits. These courses are also appropriate for personal development. An Cùrsa Bogaidh II & III combine conversation and active based learning with reading, writing, and grammar lessons. During the four weeks, students have the opportunity to take part in cultural activities such as visiting, song, dance, music, storytelling and other traditional customs. Field trips are scheduled for each Friday where students get the chance to visit a local Gaelic community, learn about its history, and connect with Gaelic speakers and tradition bearers.
Start date: Monday, May 3 to Friday, May 28, 2021
Professor: TBA
Teaching Assistant/Administrator: Mr. Colin MacDonald, Director of Gaelic, Colaisde na Gàidhlig
Prerequisite for An Cùrsa Bogaidh II: 6 Gaelic language credits, or the equivalent.
Prerequisite for An Cùrsa Bogaidh III: 12 Gaelic language credits, or the equivalent.
Students applying for non-credit simply fill out the application form. The professor will use his/her discretion to determine whether the student meets the necessary criteria for the course.
We have a first come first serve policy and places are limited.

Monday to Thursday

  • 9am – 12pm: Conversational and active based learning
  • 12pm – 1pm: Lunch (Everyone is served and has lunch together in Gaelic)
  • 1pm – 2pm: Reading and writing class
  • 2pm – 3pm: Learning Lab (Homework guidance)
  • 6pm – 8pm: Evening activity lead in Gaelic


  • 9am – 3pm: Field trip (Carpooling will be coordinated)


  • Evening activities are lead by a fluent speaker on staff. These activities are meant to be fun and a nice way to unwind after a day of classes. Some evening activities may include watching Gaelic films/shows, going for a walk/hike, playing cards, board games, learning a song, going to the beach, etc. Although we encourage all students to attend evening activities, they are not a mandatory.


  • $1,240 (Lunches included)

Live-In Fee:

  • $900 (Includes room and meals – Sunday night to Friday morning)

Students seeking university credit must first be registered as a CBU student, and must pay also pay CBU a course credit fee. CBU fee for registration:

  • $36 for Canadian students
  • $103 for international students
  • CBU course credit fee = $150

Students interested in attending as a non-credit student, simply pay the Gaelic College the tuition fee and the live-in fee if applicable.

For more information, contact Gaelic Director Colin MacDonald at