The Atlantic Gaelic Academy (AGAtm)
is a Gaelic language school, dedicated to teaching its students to read, write,
and speak the Gaelic Language. Its goal is to increase the number of Gaelic
speakers by making Gaelic courses and education available to students of the
language wherever they live.
Develops, provides, and administers Gaelic
Conducts Gaelic classes in virtual classrooms over
Offers a course of studies where students can
progress from the Beginner level to fluency in the language.
Provides a way for students to speak with
other Gaelic speakers, whenever they choose, in order to accelerate their
speaking abilities in the language.
Why learn Gaelic:
The "Gaelic language" is worth
learning as it has intrinsic value and provides enjoyment and richness to
In a recent worldwide language poll, Gaelic
was voted one of the top ten languages to learn, of over 6000 languages in
Parents with knowledge of Gaelic can be of
more help to their children and grandchildren learning to speak the
The knowledge of Gaelic is of considerable
help when doing Genealogy research on Scottish and Irish ancestors.
We must exercise our minds as well as our
bodies, and learning a new language is one of the best ways to exercise