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    cant read teacher's handwriting Sarah2014

    im getting very stressed out now. i cant spell a word in irish as i cant read my teacher's handwriting. does anyone have a list of verbs etc phrases that can be used for anything in the jc. how do you spell "i speak" in irish thanks

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      GreenDay6

      For Topical Essays (the Irish language, littering, racism, the economy etc)

      ar an gcéad dul síos/i dtús báire - first of all/in the first place

      chun an fhírinne a rá - to tell the truth

      feictear domsa - it seems to me

      d'fheadfadh sé bheith níos measa - it could be worse

      is oth liom a rá - i hate to say/i’m sorry to say

      cur i gcás - for example

      le blianta beaga anuas - in recent years

      sa lá atá inniu ann - nowadays

      i láthair na huaire - at present

      sa todhchaí/amach anseo - in the future

      measaim - I think

      dul chun cinn - progress

      saineolaithe - experts

      conspóideach - controvertial

      achmhainní nádurtha - natural resources

      teocht domhanda - global temperature

      athrú aeráide - climate change

      ag dul i ngleic le fadhb an bhruscair - tackling the litter problem

      ina theannta sin - as well as that

      go bunúsach - basically

      níl lá lochta agam orthu - I don’t blame them at all

      ciníochas an-chaolchúiseach - very subtle racism

      blaiseadh dá gcultúr - a taste of their culture

      cead dom, cead duit - live and let live

      For Story Essasys - (Lá amháin chuaigh mé féin agus mo chara ar siúlóid. Go tobann, thánaig ollphéist as siopa milseán le trí pacáiste lán le cupán im pís thalún. Tá beirt chairde agam anois. 7rl)

      ar mhuin na muice - on the pig’s back

      ní raibh duine ná deoraí le feiceál - there was nobody to be seen

      gan aithne gan urlabhra - unconcsious

      go tobann/gan choinne - suddenly/without warning

      ceacht dóite foghlamtha - a lesson learned

      cúis áthais - reason to be happy

      taom scaoill - a panic attack

      níl fonn ná fiach orm x a dhéanamh - I really don’t want to do x

      sceimhlithe - terrified

      ag tiomáint go róghasta - driving too fast

      chomh tiubh géar is a thoicfadh leo - as fast as they could

      deis chaillte - lost opportunity

      chuamar amú - we got lost

      scréach ollmhór - a great scream

      i mbaol báis - in danger of dying

      díoscán rothaí agus coscán - the screech of wheels and breaks

      meangadh mór millteach - a great big smile

      Don’t forget to adjust tense and person accordingly when you’re using these here fancy phrases!

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      GreenDay6

      those are for essays and stories I would use and pcik them. Your book should have verbs in it. Iff not I would check skool.ie

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      Sarah2014

      thank you so much

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