Whether you are taking your first step in learning Gaelic, a native speaker, looking to develop your conversational skills or learn more about the Gaelic language and culture, we have a course for you.

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Speak Gaelic

SpeakGaelic is a new, wide-ranging, multi-faceted learning opportunity and UHI Outer Hebrides will be delivering Level A1 (beginner level) covering all 13 topics. Find out more about Speak Gaelic - Home • SpeakGaelic 

  • Full time or Part time: Part time, 1.5 hour classes for 13 weeks. 
  • Start Date: 24th January 2023
  • Class times: Tue & Thurs, 5-6.30pm
  • Study Method: Face to face at our Stornoway Campus 
  • Cost: £130
  • Find out more: Gaelic - SpeakGaelic ( 
  • email  or call 01851 770 000 for more information


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Gaelic for Work Purposes

These courses are suitable for beginners and post-beginners. Students will be given the opportunity to develop basic skills needed to communicate in everyday, vocational and professional contexts. Course materials are available online and students can also attend a weekly online tutorial.

This course can also be delivered for businesess looking to provide training for staff. It can be delivered as a tutor-led taught course, or students may work independently through the course at their own pace.

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Sgilean Cànain/Gaelic for Fluent Speakers

Grammar is unavoidable –  we use it every time we speak or write, even in the simplest of sentences. If the thought of writing an email, or a report in Gaelic fills you with uncertainty – then fear not, this course will help you understand the rules of Gaelic spelling and syntax. This course is aimed at fluent speakers, or an advanced learners who wish to improve their Gaelic literacy skills.

Tha an cùrsa ochd seachdainean seo ag amas air fileantaich no luchd-ionnsachaidh adhartach a tha airson na sgilean sgrìobhaidh aca a leasachadh.  Bheir na stuthan-teagaisg mìneachadh air puingean gràmair, agus gheibh sibh cothrom feuchainn air caochladh eacarsaich gràmair.  Tha na stuthan-teagaisg uile air-loidhne agus bidh clas uair a thìde ann gach seachdain cuideachd.  Gheibh an cùrsa seo a dhèanamh aghaidh-ri-aghaidh no air-loidhne. 

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Gaelic Conversation – Intermediate

This course offers the opportunity to converse in Gaelic about everyday matters with an experienced tutor. It is especially
suitable for intermediate level learners.

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Ulpan Gaelic Language Classes

Ulpan is a highly interactive method of language learning in which learners are introduced to language structures via language drills backed-up by consolidatory games and exercises. Ulpan is delivered in a block of 24 lessons with two 1.5hr lessons each week. This course is SQA accredited.

  • Full time or Part time: Part time 
  • Study Method: Face to face and Online
  • Start Date: 23rd Jan 2023
  • Class times: Mon 9.30am - 11am & Wed 9.30am - 11am or Mon 5pm - 6.30pm & Wed 5pm - 6.30pm
  • Apply now: Ulpan (
  • Contact:  or call 01851 770 000 for more information
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Scottish Placenames

This course will study the placenames of Scotland, exploring the different languages used to describe our landscape, and examining what they tell us about history as well as geography.

This course is delivered in English.

  • Start Date:January 2023 - exact dates tbc 
  • Evening class: Tuesdays 7-9 pm
  • Study Method: Online tutorials