Tips for Successful
The easiest way to master course information is to put it to active use. This is done by
making craft projects and recipes. Tell the short tales presented in class to a friend and
discuss the material covered in conversation. If you can talk about a topic you can generally
be sure that you have mastered the topic! When you make the recipes, and crafts and when
you tell the short tales you are not only learning but you are bringing culture to life both for
yourself and for others. Give it a try today! Be sure to bring any questions that might come
up to class.
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A few things to do for Extra Credit!
1. Visit the Ceolas web site and
read to discover your favorite variety of Irish Music
click here. Try it out by listening to a few CDs or by attending a local concert.
Once you have a favorite style then you can look for it while in Ireland.
2. Either via Ceolas (see link above) or via the Irish Hotline telephone number click here track down a local Irish Musical session or Ceili. Sit in on one and observe the music and dance traditions. Talk with the musicians and dancers and learn how to become involved with the tradition.
3. Explore the Musical tradition of Ulster. Click here How is the patriotic music of the "Ulstermen" different and at the same time similar to the patriotic music of the rest of Ireland?
4.Make a list of your favorite songs. Locate the words for the songs by searching the web or by using the Digital Tradition. Click here. Bring the list and lyrics to the pub so you can make knowledgeable requests and sing along!
Now! You should be on your way!
Cook those recipes and tell those tales!
Put a little life into the culture and share it with your family and friends.
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