Goraidh - A Gaelic Language Tutor

Gaelic is not the enemy, impatience is.

Macgeoffster's Blog

The Feminine Dative in Gaelic

For many, contemporary Scottish Gaelic treats both grammatically masculine and feminine words the same in the dative case. Some maintain the use of slenderization in the feminine dative, and I have researched this topic using a number of source materials. This post reveals the results of my research. Read More…

Grammatical Gender in Gaelic

In this post, I go through all the sources I have, looking for rules, categories, and techniques that could help learners determine the gender of a noun in Scottish Gaelic. Read More…

Beginning Gaelic refresh; 2019 Calendar

Today I refreshed all my Beginning Gaelic handouts and the Beginning Gaelic pages on the website! Also, I created the 2019 Gaelic Calendar, for those who want to practice their months, days, seasons, holidays, and ordinal numbers. There is no excuse not to know them now!

Great online classes

Over the years, I've taken a number of online courses that might be of interest to people who visit my website. They cost varying amounts, and start at various times. The next start date is usually listed on their websites.

Here are links to them:

University of Oxford Continuing Education


Museum List for King County

I started a certificate program in Museum Studies from the University of Washington Department of Continuing Education. I've created a list for museums for King County as I couldn't find a complete one elsewhere. Always visit the museum website for the latest information on closings. Information current as of 10/14/2018. Read More…