TEG Oral Preparation Course

Covered over 2 Weekends (20hrs Total)
10th & 11th December 2022
14th & 15th January 2023

This oral preparation course will take place across 2 weekends between December 2022 and January 2023, with all classes taking place onsite at our Leeson Street Campus. The course prepares applicants for the TEG Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) exam, an application requirement for the PME in Primary Education. The course will incorporate all aspects of the TEG oral examination including general conversation, role card activities and picture sequences.

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What is TEG?

The Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG) Level B1 Oral Irish Examination is part of the application process to study for the Professional Masters of Education (Primary Teaching) in the following colleges:

A minimum of 65% must be attained on this examination to be eligible to apply for the PME (Primary) programme. This certification will be valid for two years before the examination needs to be retaken.
This oral preparation course will take place across 2 weekends between December 2022 and January 2023. The course prepares applicants for the TEG Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) exam, an application requirement for the PME in Primary Education. The course will incorporate all aspects of the TEG oral examination including general conversation, role card activities and picture sequences.
The break between weekend 1 and weekend 2 provides students with the opportunity to revise and practice content covered in weekend 1 before solidifying all areas of the oral exam in weekend 2. The course also includes a one-to-one mock oral interview, which simulates TEG conditions. This mock interview is intended to build confidence and conversational technique, ensuring a more relaxed and confident performance in the oral examination.

Each weekend, classes will incorporate all aspects of the TEG oral examination including:

Saturday 10/12/22

  • The TEG B1 oral exam, marking scheme, study methods, and key tips
  • Fáiltiú (start of the exam) General conversation topics: myself, pastimes
  • Introduction to the Roleplay
  • Introduction to the Picture Sequence Tenses

Sunday 11/12/22

  • General Conversation Topics: family, education
  • Roleplay: key expressions and practice
  • Picture Sequence Practice
  • General Conversation Topics: my area, university
  • Opinion vocabulary and sentence structure General Conversation Practice

Saturday 14/01/23

  • General Conversation Topics: Gaeltacht, last weekend
  • Picture Sequence and Roleplay Practice
  • General Conversation Topics: next weekend
  • General Conversation Practice

Sunday 15/01/23

  • General Conversation Topics: last summer, next summer
  • Picture Sequence Practice
  • Roleplay Practice
  • General Conversation Topics: general vocabulary, the pandemic, and short answers
  • Run through of the oral and conversation practice
Week No.DateTime
Day 110th December 20221:00pm - 5:00pm
Day 211th December 202210:00am - 4:00pm
Day 314th January 20231:00pm - 5:00pm
Day 415th January 202310:00am - 4:00pm

The fee for this TEG course is: €395

Please note:

  • Credit/ Debit Card payments accepted
  • 10% reduction for the second and subsequent members of the same family, attending the same courses.Please contact our office to avail of this discount.
  • Fees are non-transferable

Q: Am I entitled to the notes from classes that I was absent from?

A: Yes, however you must deal directly with your teacher in relation to this.