Ionnsachadh - Books and tapes we have found helpful

Teach-yourself books and DVDs

Colloquial Scottish Gaelic: The Complete Course for Beginners
by Katherine M Spadaro and Katie Graham ISBN 0415206774 (Routledge)

Teach Yourself Gaelic by Boyd Robertson and Iain Taylor
ISBN 0 340 559 233 (Hodder & Stoughton)

Scottish Gaelic in 3 Months
ISBN 085 285 2347 (Hugo)

Everyday Gaelic
by Morag MacNeill
ISBN 901 771 732 (Gairm)

Bun-Chursa Gàidhlig Scottish Gaelic: A progressive course
by Bill Blacklaw
ISBN 903 204 096 (University of Glasgow)

Cothrom Ionnsachaidh
by Ronald Black
ISBN 0906 981 336 (University of Edinburgh)

Gaelic is fun!
by Colm ÓBaoill
ISBN 0 861 528 409 (Acair)

Gaelic Verbs systematised and simplified
by Colin Mark. 2nd ed Steve Savage Publishing 2006.
ISBN 978-1-904246-13-8

Speaking Our Language,
Canan1993-96 courses 1-4 available on DVD and in study packs from the Gaelic Books Council - Comhairle nan Leabhraichean

Leabhar nan Litrichean  
Litir do Luchd-ionnsachaidh 1-200 by Ruairidh MacIlleathain book and audio DVD.
Inverness, Clì Gàidhlig 2005  ISBN 0-9551630-0-5/978-0-9551630-0-5

Other Materials

Some of the other materials are published by Gairm which has a website


Dwelly's Illustrated Gaelic to English Dictionary
ISBN 1871 901 286 (Gairm)

Gaelic Dictionary
Malcolm MacLennan ISBN 086 152 1714 (Acair)

The New English-Gaelic Dictionary
by Derick S Thomson ISBN 1 871901 29 4 (Gairm)

and its companion dictionary

The Modern Gaelic-English Dictionary
by Robert C Owen ISBN 1 871901 29 4 (Gairm)

Brigh nam Facal
by Richard A V Cox ISBN 903204-21-5 (Glasgow University

The Gaelic-English Dictionary/Am Faclair Gàidhlig-Beurla
by Colin Mark, Routlege, 2004 ISBN 0-415-29761-3

Abair! Faclair/Dictionary Gaelic-English, English-Gaelic
edited by RW Renton and JA MacDonald. Gairm, 2003