TEG Exams & Party This Weekend!

A chairde, this is a big weekend for us, as we host the first TEG A1 and A2 examinations here in DC. The exams will be followed by our Cóisir na Bliana / End of Year Party, and we would love to see you all there! We also have new Irish courses beginning in DC and online next week. Please read below for all the details…

TEG Examinations

A1 exam takes place on Saturday, June 15th in Friendship Heights. Doors will open at 10:30am. Scrúdú scríofa: 11am – 1pm.  Scrúduithe cainte 2pm onwards.

A2 exam takes place on Sunday, June 16th in Friendship Heights. Doors will open at 8:30am. Scrúdú scríofa: 9am – 11pm. Scrúduithe cainte 12pm onwards. Followed by Cóisir na Bliana!

On both days, students are welcome to stay and chat in our lounge after the written exam, while waiting for their ‘scrúdú cainte.’ Refreshments will be provided.


Cóisir na Bliana / End of Year Party

To celebrate the first TEG exams in DC and the end of term classes, we’re bringing everything to a close with a party immediately following the A2 scrúdú cainte on Sunday. Siuán Ní Mhaonaigh, director of TEG and Chairperson of the Language Development Forum, and esteemed Irish writer Antain Mac Lochlainn, will both be in attendance. There will be singing and live music too! This is a community celebration for everyone, so please join us! Feel free to bring snacks to share. Event details are here. Follow us on our social media pages – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – for live updates on this busy weekend!

Upcoming Classes in DC

A new weekly conversation and Irish grammar course begins Wednesday, June 19th – ‘Gaeilge Gach Céadaoin‘! These classes are open to all levels, and act as a pleasant break from the structured curriculum that runs all year. This is a relaxed, fun way to focus on your comhrá skills and grammar questions over the summer months. Join us if you can!

For total beginners, we have just announced a 1-Day Introductory Irish class for Sunday, June 23rd, 11am – 4pm. Register here.

Upcoming Online Classes

TEG A1 and A2 online courses begin Saturday, June 22nd: click here for course details.

6-week Online Introductory course begins on Sunday, June 23rd. This class will be covering topics such as counting people, colors, months of the year, the past tense and more…

Student Feedback

At the end of all courses we like to collect student feedback and suggestions, and plan for next year’s classes and events. Please consider taking 5 minutes to fill out this brief feedback form. Go raibh maith agaibh!

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