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Turas 1 + FREE Portfolio / Activity Book & CDs


Turas 1 is an engaging and creative new textbook written in line with the new Junior Cycle Irish specification. Note: The included portfolio/activity book is combined - printed as two-books-in-one.

  • Real-world topics are presented in a well-paced and structured sequence with an emphasis on developing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
  • Engaging tasks encourage students to talk to one another in Irish.
  • Self-assessment checks after key topics help students to monitor their progress.
  • Creative pair and group work activities encourage students to engage with one another and to develop their communication skills.
  • Listening and revision tasks appear throughout each chapter and in the end-of chapter Súil Siar section.  
  • Grammar lessons appear in context in the chapter and in a separate easy-to-understand Treoir Ghramadaí section at the back of the book.
  • Culture Sections link the language community with the classroom and help students develop the skills they will need for classroom-based assessments. 

Mo Phunann - The Turas 1 Portfolio is a place where students will be able to:

  • note the key words and phrases they learn in each chapter
  • create fantastic examples of their work
  • reflect on their learning and their use of the Junior Cycle Key Skills

Mo Leabhar Ghníomhaíochta - The Turas 1 Activity Book encourages students to:

  • complete a wide range of vocabulary and grammar exercises
  • complete self-assessment checklists
  • develop action plans based on their self-assessment
  • practise listening skills in a Listening Comprehension section.
  • access listening scripts to help with the listening comprehensions.

2 x CDs 

  • Packed with listening comprehensions in all 3 dialects.
  • Includes recordings of songs, stories, poems and a selection of the reading comprehensions.

View sample pages by using the arrow keys on your keyboard, or drag the top right hand corner of the page with your mouse.