Iontas 1 (e-book: 3 Academic Year Licence)

By Yvonne O’Toole & Elizabeth Wade

A three academic year licence for the e-book version of Iontas 1, a new and exciting 1st year text, tailored to the new format of the Irish Junior Certificate exam.

  • Oral, aural, reading and writing skills are developed in each unit of this new vibrant, modern series
  • A building-block approach allows students to build on their skills in a logical manner and gain confidence
  • Provides a clear emphasis on the spoken language, with group work, paired activities and oral class work scattered throughout each unit
  • Oral sections  are included in each unit
  • Students are encouraged to describe photos and picture series to practise vocabulary – particularly helpful for students taking the Oral Irish exam
  • Aural work is integrated  and relates directly to the topic taught in each unit
  • Contains examples of exam-style‘cluastuiscint’ questions in keeping with the new layout
  • A step-by-step approach to writing with comprehensive notes and examples
  • Students are taught each topic in a simple ‘no fuss’ manner with a particular focus on writing paragraphs, drafting e-mails and messages, and telling simple stories
  • An integrated approach to grammar with emphasis on understanding the concept behind each rule
  • A separate grammar unit that teaches the basic elements of grammar required
  • Contains a revision section at the end of each unit
  • A comprehensive test booklet delivers a variety of tests to help the teacher to monitor whether the topics have been grasped by the student
  • Each unit of Iontas 1 also  teaches students one ‘seanfhocal’
  • Unit 8 contains a collection of folklore stories and poems, giving students the opportunity to explore Irish heritage in an engaging and accessible way


Minimum Device Requirements 

Please note the following minimum device requirements before you purchase this e-book:



- Models: iPad 2 or later

- Operating System: iOS 7 or later



- Operating Systems: Windows 8 or later

- Device Specification: 2GB RAM, 32GB free hard disk space and WiFi enabled



- Operating System: 4.0 (ICS) or later  
- 1GB Ram, 4GB free storage space and WiFi enabled  

An active and working internet connection is required for the initial login process and the downloading of our e-book content and resources. Please see our Edco Learning brochure for more information


If you are unsure whether or not your device meets the above minimum requirements please e-mail or phone 01-4299257 prior to purchasing.



A single user licence entitles a user to be logged-on to either one of the above device types at any one time.

Class: 1st Year 
Format: Edco e-book
Price: €21.50 (Ex. VAT: €19.57)
Further Information
Also available as:Textbook 
Class:1st Year 
Exam:Junior Cert
Suitable Levels:Higher Level, Ordinary Level
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