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Language Provision:
Questionnaire 1

CRAMLAP – Celtic, Regional and Minority Languages Abroad Project

Questionnaire 1

Institutional Details

  Name of Institution
  Department
  Website of Department
  Name of Respondent
  Contact Name
  Email Address

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CRAMLAP
NICILT
Graduate School of Education
69-71 University Street
Belfast
BT7 1HL
Northern Ireland
Email: e.mckendry@qub.ac.uk



Section 1 : Provision/Staff

Q1 Does your institution have one or more designated departments for Celtic languages (e.g. Dept. of Celtic Studies, Dept. of Breton, Dept. of Modern Irish, Dept. of Old Irish, etc.)?
  Yes No
 
Q2 If there is not a designated department of Celtic in your institution, are Celtic languages taught within:
  Department of English Yes No
Department of French Yes No
Department of Linguistics Yes No
  If other (please specify)
Q3 Which Celtic Languages are taught at your institution?
  Language
Taught
Language only
Lang. and Literature
Ab initio
A Modern Breton
Yes or No
  Earlier Breton
Yes or No
B Cornish
Yes or No
C Modern Irish
Yes or No
  Earlier Irish
Yes or No
D Manx
Yes or No
E Scottish Gaelic
Yes or No
F Modern Welsh
Yes or No
  Earlier Welsh
Yes or No
G Other (e.g. Continental Celtic)
Yes or No
H Cultural Studies/Area Studies/ Civilisation Course
Yes or No

*For present purposes the designation 'earlier' refers to pre-20th century stages
of a language, e.g.Old Breton, Old Irish, Middle Irish, etc.

  Any additional information?
 
Q4 Does the methodology adopted for ab initio teaching aim primarily to achieve
    Communicative competence Yes No
    Text/grammar competence Yes No
    Philological competence Yes No
    Other (please specify)
Q5 What is the staff provision for Celtic?
  Staff Number
  Full Professors
  Associate Professors
  Full-time Lecturers
  Part-time/Hourly-paid Lecturers
  Foreign Lecturers*

* 'foreign' designates a speaker of a non-territorial Celtic language who comes from the country in
which the language is spoken. Such speakers may be employed on a short-term contract.

Q6 Are ab initio teachers primarily involved in teaching:
  Modern language
  Earlier language
  Both
Q7 How many students are enrolled on each course?
   
2003-04
2002-03
2001-02
  Irish
  Welsh
 

Other (please specify)

Q8 To which level is it possible to study the language(s)?
Language
Minor element of degree
Full undergrad. degree level
Post grad. master's level
Doctoral level
A Modern Breton
  Earlier Breton
B Cornish
C Modern Irish
  Earlier Irish
D Manx
E Scottish Gaelic
F Modern Welsh
  Earlier Welsh
G Other(e.g. Continental Celtic)
  Any additional information?
 
Q9 Are Celtic languages available as a non-degree/optional course?
  Institution-wide language programme
  Language Centre
  Open-learning centre
  Extra-mural
  Other (please specify)
Q10 Does your institution have a Socrates-Erasmus student mobility programme for Celtic?
 
Q11 Has your institution been involved in any European projects for Celtic?
 

Section 2: Research

Q12 What are the main research interests in your department/institution ?
  Linguistics (specify areas)
  Literature (specify areas)
  Other (please specify)
Q13 Does your Department publish any journal or newsletter related to Celtic studies?
    Yes No
  If yes, please specify

          

This is the end of the questionnaire, thank you for taking the time to fill it in.

 

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