Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge at Oideas Gael 2014

Test your speaking skills at the end of your Oideas Gael course! Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG) and Oideas Gael have joined forces for the second year running to offer learners of Irish who attend Oideas Gael courses this summer the opportunity to gain TEG certification of their oral language skills.


TEG is the first and only system of certification for adult learners of Irish. The TEG system has been in place since 2005 and exams have been taken by more than 2500 adult learners of Irish both in Ireland and abroad. This system helps learners to plan their study and to get recognition for the progress that they have made.

What will the TEG exam at Oideas Gael involve?

TEG examiners will come to Gleann Cholm Cille on 12 July and 26 July 2014 to conduct oral exams. Students attending courses in the weeks preceding these dates will have the option of taking an exam. Students who pass the oral exam will be awarded TEG certification of their speaking skills.

What level should I choose?

Exams will be available at the following levels on 12 July and 26 July 2014:

  • Elementary 1 (A1)
  • Elementary 2 (A2)
  • Intermediate 1 (B1)
  • Intermediate 2 (B2)

Advice regarding the most suitable exam level for you will be available from Oideas Gael teachers and from the TEG team at NUI Maynooth.

How do I register?

The exam registration form is available via the link below. It is necessary to register by 10 July for exams taking place on 12 July. Applications must be made by 24 July for the 26 July exam session.Foirm chlárúcháin (Gaeilge)
Registration form (English)

Exam fee:

€50 payable in Oideas Gael on the examination day.

For all information about the TEG exams:



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