Drogheda Grinds Academy will be running a number of LC Oral Language Intensives in January & February 2019 for the following subjects; Spanish H & O, French H & O, Irish H & O, German H & O, Russian H & O, Italian H & O with experienced teachers that conduct state examinations oral exams for Leaving Certificate.

LC Irish ORAL HL & OL 2019

The leaving certificate Irish Oral is worth 40% of the overall mark for the final state examination. It is an incredibly important aspect of the state exams taken Irish at both higher and ordinary level. The 1 day intensive will bring the student through all the sections of the Irish ORAL and how best to approach the questions. It also covers the role play scenarios that are examined. There are 20 role plays and only 1 will be asked. The course will provide vocabulary and directions on all of them. Students will be given the book Bí ag Caint by Brendan Kindlon as part of the course which covers the LC Irish Oral in detail.

Students are given 1 month to prepare and then are brought back for a formal mock Irish oral with examiner. The student will be provided with results / marketing scheme and where they need to make improvements. The course is limited to 16 students max as each Mock Oral is up to 30 minutes long one to one. Please ensure you book in early to confirm your place on this course. There will be an option for LC Irish Ordinary and Higher Level. The cost is €195 per student for both the 1 day intensive and the Mock Oral & feedback (one to one). The dates for 2019 are Sunday the 13th with the mock oral taking place on Sunday the 10th of February. Please note we have very limited places. Call 041 9844696 to book. Please note places are limited and this class is nearly booked out. A €50 deposit is required to secure a place. BOOKED OUT – See February Intensive Options

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LC French Oral H/O 2019 – Sunday 19th of January 2019 

The leaving certificate French ORAL for both higher and ordinary level is worth 25% of the overall mark. The oral language exams normally take place in early April but the dates for 2019 have yet to be released. The French Oral requires students to ‘participate in an information conversation’ with the examiner about themselves, family, pastimes, locality/school and role play scenarios. Students must be able to talk about these topics with some fluency and use correct vocabulary and grammar. Marks are broken in to pronunciation 20 marks, vocabulary 20 marks, grammar 30 marks and overall communication 30 marks.

This 1 day Intensive Oral course with an experienced teacher and native french speaker is perfect for students that wish to improve their oral language skills in French. The course is limited to 16 students. The class runs from 10am – 4pm on Sunday the 20th of January 2019 and students will be brought back 1 month later to for Mock Oral & feedback (one to one) Sunday the 17th of February 2019. Please note this class is nearly booked out so early booking is advised. Please call 041 9844696 to book or send us an enquiry on the form below. BOOKED OUT – See February Intensive Options

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LC German Oral H/O 2019 – Sunday 20th of January 2019 

The leaving certificate German ORAL for both higher and ordinary level is worth 25% of the overall mark. The oral language exams normally take place in early April but the dates for 2019 have yet to be released. The German Oral requires students to ‘participate in an information conversation’ with the examiner about themselves, family, pastimes, locality/school and role play scenarios. Students must be able to talk about these topics with some fluency and use correct vocabulary and grammar.  The class runs from 10am – 4pm on Sunday the 20th of January 2019 and students will be brought back 1 month later to for Mock Oral & feedback (one to one) Sunday the 17th of February 2019. Please call 041 9844696 to book or send us an enquiry on the form below.

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LC Spanish Oral H/O 2019 – Sunday 26th of January 2019 

The leaving certificate Spanish ORAL for both higher and ordinary level is worth 25% of the overall mark. The oral language exams normally take place in early April but the dates for 2019 have yet to be released. The Spanish Oral requires students to ‘participate in an information conversation’ with the examiner about themselves, family, pastimes, locality/school and they need to be able to have a conversation around role plays. Students must be able to talk about these topics with some fluency and use correct vocabulary and grammar. Marks are broken in to pronunciation 20 marks, vocabulary 20 marks, grammar 30 marks and overall communication 30 marks.

This 1 day Intensive Oral course with an experienced teacher that conducts the LC orals each year for state examinations commission is essential for students that wish to improve their oral language skills in Spanish. The course is limited to 16 students. The class runs from 10am – 4pm on Sunday the 27th of January 2019 and students will be brought back 1 month later to for Mock Oral & feedback (one to one) Sunday the 24th of February 2019. Please call 041 9844696 to book or send us an enquiry on the form below.

Students for H & O Level will be split into two classes with different teachers on the 26th of September. All students will receive a free LC Spanish Oral Workbook authored by one of the teachers to assist them in their preparation.

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LC Russian Oral H/O Intensive Course, Mock Written Exam & Mock Oral – January 2019

Saturday 12th of January & Sunday 13th of January 2019 – 10am – 4pm

LC Russian Oral language course will take place in Drogheda Grinds Academy on Saturday & Sunday the 12th & 13th of January from 10am – 4pm. The class is lead by one of the Irish state examiners in Russian and author of the Leaving Certificate Russian Language Oral & exam revision text books. The class is limited to 16 students. Please note students from all over Ireland taking Russian have applied for this course so places are limited. Students will take the initial 1 day class from 10am – 4pm on the Saturday the 12th of January.

The Mock Russian Oral with feedback and recommendations from the examiner will take place on Sunday afternoon at 2pm – 6pm and the written Mock exam paper will take place at 9am on Sunday the 13th of January 2019. The cost is €195 for both the intensive day, mock exam written Russian paper (including corrections) and the mock oral exam (one to one). Order LC Russian Oral Workbook with Free Exam Papers here!

Please call 041 9844696 or fill out the form below.

Any students/schools wishing to purchase the LC Russian Oral can purchase it from the office including exam papers for €30.  Results will be sent by email of the written and mock oral within 14 days.

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