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Welcome to Beag air Bheag, or Little by Little, a taste of Scottish Gaelic for absolute beginners.

Getting started with the units

We recommend starting with unit 1 and work through to unit 35, as there is some progression in the level of language difficulty.

Test yourself

Track your Gaelic learning progress with these short tests. You can either complete each test after the individual unit, or use the menu to test yourself anytime.


Gaelic has lots of sounds that may be new to you. Here is a brief introduction.


Gaelic Grammar often frightens people! Read our introduction and gain confidence.

Quick fixes

Have a look at these essential phrases for a quick linguistic fix. Learn how to greet loved ones and say where you are from.

Learn a Gaelic Song

Why not learn a Gaelic song with Sìneag MacIntyre? Sìneag will teach you all the vocabulary and words you need to sing along!


Check out our A-Z list of Gaelic phrases.