Talk More! CD-ROM Course for Scottish Gaelic
Talk More! continues the Talk Now! series using broadcast quality video and the latest interactive techniques in a software package that is ideal for travellers, holiday makers, business people, students and families. The software uses the familiar Eurotalk interactive style of learning, with topics such as The Alphabet, Greetings, At The Restaurant, Shopping, Getting Around, At The Hotel, One The Phone, Emergencies, Leisure, and Business, and modules on phrases and conversations, and entertaining quiz games to test and further learn the language. Help is available in over 25 languages and the package includes an Talk More! Extras disc with additional help languages and bonus material. Windows and Macintosh CD-ROM.
Talk The Talk from Eurotalk for Scottish Gaelic
Learn words and phrases that matter to you with this new language learning CD ROM for youth under eighteen. From "I'll send you a text message later" to "we won the game on penalties", Talk The Talk really gets you talking. Aimed at people who are beginning to get to grips with a new language or preparing for school exams, it gives you more than 200 phrases in your chosen language. Special features include a wide range of topics including travelling, computers and technology, sport, hobbies and school; words spoken by native speakers so you can repeat and learn; quizzes that test your knowledge; the chance to record your pronunciation, compare it to your 'teacher's'' - and then award yourself marks for ability; 3 levels of awards to achieve; automatic localisation - lets you choose the language you learn from; and a printable phrasebook of what you've learnt. More than ten million people worldwide have already learnt a language with EuroTalk. EuroTalk gets results fast and is fun!
Talk Business for Scottish Gaelic
If you want to succeed in business abroad, then this Talk Business CD-ROM is for you. Aimed at people who already know the basics, it gives the specialised language you need for doing business abroad. It focuses on must-know language ranges from basics like 'what is your website address?' to more advanced discussion of exchange rates, product guarantees and marketing budgets. Special features include: a wide range of topics: business meetings, trading, IT, the internet, advertising, negotiations, banking and many more, words spoken by native speakers so you can repeat and learn., quizzes that test your knowledge, the chance to record your pronunciation, compare it to your 'teacher's' - and then award yourself marks for ability, three levels of awards to achieve, automatic localisation - lets you choose the language you learn from, a printable phrasebook of what you've learnt.
Vocabulary Builder from EuroTalk for Scottish Gaelic
(for absolute beginners)
Vocabulary Builder is an interactive flash card system for parents and teachers to help teach basic language, and for children to play games and record their own words and sentences. Help is provided in over 40 languages by a talented talking tiger! Now available for learning Albanian, Arabic, Cantonese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Norwegian, Papiamento, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Welsh. Windows and Macintosh CD-ROM.
EuroTalk Network Editions
Now you can run Vocabulary Builder, Talk Now!, World Talk, and Movie Talk through your school or college CD server or CD tower for simultaneous use of these titles on your network! You'll have access to permanent reports for all the activities done by each student in the class for such things as time and sessions spent on each activity, scores in the quizzes and games. These network discs operate on most networks that are in common use in schools and colleges, such as NT, Novell, and Macintosh networks. Students can select their names from classes, and run the program currently assigned to that class, and students may optionally also be allowed to join classes. Teachers can see at a glance which students are currently logged on and what they are doing, and they can add students to classes, remove them, or move them around. A reports facility allows you to display or print reports for entire classes, or for individual students. Student reports show the number of sessions, the time spent on each activity, and scores in the quizzes and games, and times and scores can also be displayed in chart form. The prices are highly competitive, and the price per unit goes down dramatically as one goes up in the number of users and units. With a configuration of 100 users and 100 units, which goes for $9,995, you pay less than $1 per unit per person!
The Celtic Languages Martin Ball, editor
This comprehensive volume describes in depth all the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives - with individual chapters on Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish. Organized for ease of reference, The Celtic Languages is arranged in four parts. The first, Historical Aspects, covers the origin and history of the Celtic languages, their spread and retreat, present-day distribution and a sketch of the extant and recently extant languages. Parts II and III describe the structural detail of each language, including phonology, mutation, morphology, syntax, dialectology and lexis. The final part provides wide-ranging sociolinguistic detail, such as areas of usage (in government, church, media, education, business), maintenance (institutional support offered), and prospects for survival (examination of demographic changes and how they affect these languages). Special features: presents the first modern, comprehensive linguistic description of this important language family; provides a full discussion of the likely progress of Irish, Welsh and Breton; and includes the most recent research on newly discovered Continental Celtic inscriptions. 1993, hardcover, 680pp.
A Dictionary of Scots Words and Phrases in Current Use
Scots is a living language and this dictionary covers the most widely-used words and expressions. Entries are arranged in fifteen sections, each of which deals with some aspect of everyday life in Scotland (eating and drinking, pleople, health, law). A key is provided to indicate the various contexts (colloquial, literary, etc.) in which the words are commonly used. 256 pages. Paperback. 1,000 entries. Shipping weight 1 lb.
Gaelic-English / English-Gaelic Practical Dictionary
This handy pocket-sized dictionary provides a complete guide to Scottish Gaelic, one of Europe’s oldest languages. Designed to enable quick communication, it is ideal for students, travelers, and anyone interested in the vibrant contemporary culture and rich historical traditions of the British Isles. With 15,000 up-to-date entries, including common phrases, A convenient portable format, and an accessible layout for easy reference.
Etymological Dictionary of Scottish Gaelic
There are 6,900 words discussed in this dictionary. Readers will find a pure lexicon of Scottish-Gaelic, purged of the Irish words that are often thrown into dictionaries of this sort. Two thirds of the vocabulary include native Gaelic and Celtic words. This extensive work is founded on the Highland Society's Gaelic Dictionary. 416 pages. Paperback. Shipping weight 1 lb.