Friday, 24 July 2009

Irlanda Kurso ĉe Housatonic Community College la Bridgeport News:

A course in Elementary Irish is among the new courses being offered this fall at Housatonic Community College.

The course will cover the phonetic system of the language, basic vocabulary and fundamental grammatical principles. All linguistic skill areas will be taught — listening comprehension, reading, speaking and writing.

Orientation to the geography, history and culture of Ireland and Irish-Americans also will be part of the course.

The instructor will be John Feeney, who has taught Irish for the last 12 years.

“For the past 150 years, many people have said the language would be dead in a short time, yet it survives,” Feeney said. “What better way to learn the customs and culture of a people than to learn the language and how they express their ideas and views of the world and life.”...

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