"This is the best Irish course I have ever done. The classes are fantastic and the online platform is excellent, with videos, audio and worksheets. I have already signed up for another course".
Catrina O'Donohoe, Co. Westmeath
Gain confidence speaking Irish by improving your pronunciation and increasing your vocabulary in just 8 lessons
In Beyond Beginner 1 we use practice conversations to work on pronunciation and build your confidence when speaking Irish.
Beyond Beginner 1 can be taken either as a fully live course with a live class each week (the next term of classes starts on January 15th) or as self-study course so that you can take the course at your own pace, and in accordance with your own schedule.The self-study course also include one optional live class on December 14th.
"Beyond Beginner is a fantastic course and Patricia is a brilliant teacher. Her encouragement and dedication to her students is first class. For anyone who wants to learn Irish I highly recommend Patricia and All About Irish."
Claire Louise McNamara, Westport
How exactly does the course work?
Beyond Beginner Irish 1 is built around 8 lessons.
Each lesson is based around a short, real-life conversation, with lots of useful phrases.
Each lesson comprises explanatory video; audio recording of a short everyday conversation; online quiz and worksheet.
Full support is included: ask questions anytime in the online class forum.
Live Classes: The self-study option includes one live class on December 14th; the live option includes 8 live classes beginning on January 15th 2024.
Continue to access all of the online content for a minimum of 12 months from the date of purchase.
Watch a short explanatory video teaching relevant grammar points which come up in the conversation.
All your questions answered by me in the online forum. Ask as many questions as you like!
Listen to the recorded conversation and become familiar with everyday phrases.
Review your progress after each lesson with short online quizzes and worksheets.
A little bit about me...
Patricia Nic Eoin is ainm dom. I've worked with some of the big names in language learning (the Michel Thomas Method; the Olly Richards Story Learning series) and I've also deveoped my own courses for teaching Irish.
I'm a qualified solicitor and I've worked as an Irish language translator at the European Commission in Brussels. I live in Galway city, but am originally from the small village of Kinvara on the south shores of Galway Bay.
I might not be able to attend all live classes. Will I be left behind?
For how long will I have access to the material?
When does the course start and finish?
What if questions arise during the course?
What level of Irish is this class suitable for?
How do I access the material?
Listen to a sample conversation
Listen to a short extract from a conversation on this course. Don't worry if you find it difficult to understand - the text of all of the conversations is supplied in English and Irish. You will be surprised how much your Irish will improve by just listening to the short audio conversations in your online account regularly.
What exactly is included?
Join adult learners from all over the world learning Irish together! Classes (either 8 or 1 depending on the option chosen) are fun and interactive. Speaking Irish right from the start is the top priority!
Your questions answered as they arise during the course.
You can use the forum within your account, or email me directly.
Explanatory videos, recorded audio conversations and a comprehensive course booklet and worksheets are all included.
Access the materials on your computer or on your phone via a free app.
Slow down the conversation speed and learn at your own pace.
"Beyond Beginner is the second course which I have completed with All About Irish. I loved the course and looked forward to each new lesson."
Rioghnach Cantwell, Cork