Iontas 1 (incl. FREE e-book)

By Yvonne O’Toole & Elizabeth Wade

Iontas 1 is 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 storiesand poems, giving students the opportunity to explore Irish heritage in an engaging and accessible way
  • Free Students’ CD includes all oral section and cluastuiscint repeats





Class: 1st Year 
Format: Textbook
Price: €25.75
Further Information
Class:1st Year 
Exam:Junior Cert
Suitable Levels:Higher Level, Ordinary Level

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