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Irish Language Immersion Weekend

April 21, 2017
Butte, MT
USA

Person to Contact:

Debbie Smith
Registration Information

This event is always a lot of fun and focuses on conversation and learning in a stress-free environment. The 2017 Irish language immersion course will be in Butte, Montana from 6:30 PM April 21, 2017 through 1:00 PM April 23, 2017. This event will be held at the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives, 17 W. Quartz Street (see map below).

Classes:
Two levels will be offered, both taught by Irish Fulbright teachers currently at the University of Montana. This year, the teachers are Pa Sheehan and Áine Ní Shuilleabhain.

  • Beginner level – no requirements, but those with introductory level are welcome
  • Advanced/Higher intermediate level – requires previous conversation and translating courses

Cost:
The cost for this event will be $85.00 plus MGCS Membership
For more information, contact: Debbie Smith

Travel:
Flights into Butte are available on Delta Airlines with airport pickup provided by volunteers. A car is not needed while here, because everything can be within walking distance and we will carpool for extra events.

Flights on Delta and other airlines into Bozeman, MT (1¼ -hour drive), Helena, MT (1-hour drive), Missoula, MT (1½ -2 hour drive), and Billings, MT (3½-4 hour drive) are also available as well as Salt Lake City, which is about a 7-hour drive on I-15 to Butte.

 

For lodging information, see maps below.

Schedule
Dates: Friday April 21, 2017 – Sunday April 23, 2017

Friday, April 21
6:30-8pm Registration / Introductions / Short Class

Saturday April 22
9-12pm Class
12-1pm Lunch
1-5pm Class
7-10 pm Social time

Sunday, April 23
9-11 AM Class
11-11:30 Break
11:30- 1PM Class (Optional)

***NOTE: The teaching fees for this course were obtained by a grant and are funded by the Fulbright program in Ireland.

Register online here

 


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