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Little by Little Beag air Bheag


Welcome to Beag air Bheag, or Little by Little, a taste of Scottish Gaelic for absolute beginners.

Beag air Bheag means 'Little by Little', and that is just how the sections of the site aim to introduce you to the language.

Getting started with the units

It may be easier to begin with unit 1 and work through to unit 35, as there is some progression in the level of language difficulty. View list of units.

Test yourself

Track your progress with your Gaelic learning with these short tests. You can either complete each test after the individual unit, or use the menu to test yourself anytime.


Gaelic has lots of sounds that may be new to you, we have a brief introduction to them.


Gaelic Grammar often frightens people! Read our introduction and gain in confidence.

Quick fixes

Have a look at these essential phrases for a quick linguistic fix. Learn how to greet loved ones and say where you are from.

Learn a Gaelic song

Why not learn a Gaelic song with Sìneag MacIntyre? Sìneag will teach you all the vocabulary and words you need, then you can sing along with her!


Check out our A-Z of Gaelic phrases.