This Gaelic course has been designed to help you learn Gaelic in a lively and friendly way. It's important to
practise speaking and repeat what you hear with your friends and colleagues.
Gur a math thèid leibh! - Good luck!
Many sounds in Gaelic are similar to English ones. Letters are sometimes used in different ways in Gaelic, but there are not many sounds that are completely unfamiliar. This lesson has a round up of some useful points.
For someone whose first language is English, the spelling of Scottish Gaelic can appear unusual. However, Gaelic spelling rules are regular and they quickly become familiar. Gaelic contains sounds not found in English, but likewise these can become familiar through practice. To start with, here are some basic guidelines.