TEG Oral Prep Course

PME

On-Demand
The Dublin Academy of Education is running an online course aimed at those who will be doing the TEG Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) exam, a requirement of application for the PME in Primary Education.
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This course covers the main topics of the oral exam

The structure of the interview
Where you live/Your Family
General conversation
Role card activity
Picture series

Students who complete this online course will receive:

Over 10 hours of content
2 mock online oral exams with feedback on what areas to improve on
Comprehensive study notes
10 Weeks Access to the videos

Meet the Teacher

Séadhan de Poire - Irish Teacher

Séadhan de Poire is specialised in providing students with a clear, fundamental understanding of the syllabus and marking scheme. His teaching style is focused on covering the curriculum in a concise way, so that students have the tools to successfully manage the likely exam questions. Séadhan is a popular teacher due to his ability to stimulate students’ interest in the subject. He has worked with the state examinations commission correcting exam papers and last year was an Oral examiner for the leaving certificate. He has also taught in the Gaeltacht in Coláiste Ciarán and Coláise Ó Direáin.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does TEG satisfy the Irish language requirement for postgraduate courses in primary teaching?

Yes. The Department of Education and Skills, the Teaching Council and the Colleges of Education have recognised TEG Meánleibhéal 2 (B2) as one of the Irish language qualifications that meet the entry requirement for postgraduate courses in primary teaching. In addition, applicants for the Professional Master of Education (Primary) are required to achieve a minimum of 65% in a TEG B1 oral examination in order to apply for that programme.

Which institutions of education will be using TEG Intermediate 1 (B1) as a competency language exam for the PME?

DCU, Froebel Department, Maynooth University, Mary Immaculate College, Marino Institute of Education

Do I have to take the full TEG exam?

No, candidates are only required to take the oral exam in this instance.

I have a degree in Irish. Do I have to do this exam?

Yes, everybody who applies for the PME (Primary Education) must take this oral exam.

Can you do these courses if you don't live in Dublin?

Yes, you can watch the video lessons from the comfort of your own home as they are online. You will also have hard copies of the notes so you don't have to worry about printing them.

Can I view the videos more than once?

Yes, you can pause, rewind and rewatch all of the videos.