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Football512
Should i move to higher irish

I have been getting good grades in ol irish so Should I move up


8 Comments
rayray1420
honestly it does depend on if you are a sixth year , its way too late, if you are a fifth year then you should consider it , but you will have alot of catching up to do and the exam is longer for hl than ol. H.L is a good idea if you are going to use it for points and are willing to work to get a good grade, also it may depend on how many other higher level subjects you are or intend to do, as you could find that you could be underpressure to find time to study irish, as well as for example 5 other higherlevel subjects. Truthfully it is up to yourself and also maybe consult with your parents and teacher on what they think may work out best for you. If you think you are good at irish, now like good at written irish, and have the confidence to do it go for it! Best of luck with your choice :)
Football512
iam in 5th year
LDeFaoite
LDeFaoite
You would definitely need to consult your teacher on this. While you may be getting good grades in your OL class tests, this does not necessarily mean you would have the ability for HL. It will also depend what year you are in. If you're in 2nd year, then there is a chance you could move up. Put if you have already done the JC at OL and are now in 5th or 6th, it is very unlikely that you would be able for it. LC HL Irish is as difficult as LC HL Maths and even the strongest of students need to put in a lot of time to it to do well. Also speak to your guidance counsellor and see whether you have the need to do it.
Football512
i did hl jc irish
Football512
I didnt get to do the jc because of covid
Benmctiernan123
why would u do that to yourself , if ur getting good grades in irsh and is ur only ordinary subject keep it you can still get atleast 550 points with OL irish and just focus on maths and english where the points are difficult however if u really are considering it , do a few exam questions urself , like the listening and poetry and see if u understand it
naomiadeniji02
I wouldn't recommend it honestly you're willing to put in loads of work. I had to drop from higher because it just wasn't worth the time, stress and effort but now I'm excelling at all parts of Irish and actually enjoy the language more, my oral is even better than that of my friends doing higher. Just worth thinking about especially if you don't need the points.
killianmartin1
Honestly just learn Geibheann and A Thig Ná Thit Orm and you'll be fine
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