Learn Irish with Buntús Cainte is an award-winning online course that takes you from complete beginner to basic fluency in around 30 hours. With thousands of. Posts about Buntús Cainte written by thegeekygaeilgeoir. Buntus Cainte (English: Basic Speaking) was a programme aimed at teaching the Irish language that was broadcast on Radio Telefis Eireann in Ireland.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Language learning by consensus caitne an iffy proposition to begin with, and when it becomes a popularity contest, accuracy flies out the window. Eleanor Forster rated it it was amazing Aug 07, There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

I frankly think a few tips about how vowels and constanants are pronounced are very necessary also to help you verify what you think you hear, but these are accessible online.

Read more Read less. The current publications, unlike earlier ones, come with the recordings.

Buntus Cainte: A First Step In Spoken Irish Part 1 by Tomas O’Domhnallain

Open Preview See a Problem? Later on you can do the same with buntys subtitles, checking your understanding against the Irish or English version.

The site is nicely laid out, with text, audio, and video all grouped together by lesson. This course also includes gameswhich may be attractive to people who enjoy the games on Duolingo. Turn it on and listen as you go about your work.


My dad bought this for me when I was 12 or so in an attempt to teach me more Irish than he could impart on his own. It was an Irish-language learning programme, illustrated by William Bolger, and first published in a three volume series by the Stationery Office, DublinIrelandin I am taking a beginning Irish language class and this is the book they use in class.

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The English and Irish text can be viewed by the learner using the lyrics function on the device. Explore the Home Gift Guide. The first page of an elementary language text is always so revealing!

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. For some reason, I’ve never been to Ireland before, and pretty much the buntys thing I did was to buy a book on the Irish language. Be sure to buy it new or make sure it mentions having CD’s. LeAnn rated it really liked it Sep 20, The programme catered for people with little or no Irish. The pronunciation is mainly Ulster, but other dialects are also represented.

Buntus Cainte Ceim a hAon: Magda rated it it was amazing Oct 27, Bunths well conceived approach to learning what can at best be described as a “challenging” language. Heck of a deal. Views Read Edit View history. Caunte you’re learning Japanese, you’ll probably start by learning to say that I am the student, you are the senseiand this is a cherry blossom. Buy the selected items together This item: Jan 16, Kelly rated it liked it.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. It is no surprise that this book has its legendary reputation; it is clearly as good buntis it gets for students who do not have daily access to a teacher.

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As a side note, one also learns from this book what life in Butus must have been like in the s, and gleans also from it just how much the world has, and has not, changed since then, especially for women and children. The more recent re-prints are accompanied by a CD.

The programme catered to people with little or no Irish. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. There’s a problem loading this menu cwinte now. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Sean rated it really liked it Nov 23, Amanda rated it it was amazing Mar 10, The current editions include remastered versions of the original recordings on Compact Disc. The lessons are framed around this family of four and some of the drawings are positively subversive.

Archived from the original on 26 September AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Duolingo now has a native Connacht speaker doing the recordings, which should mitigate the pronunciation issues somewhat. The course consists of a series of short lessons in which the presenters speak in Irish.

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