Though English is universally understood and almost universally used in the Scottish Highland and Islands, the indigenous language is Scottish Gaelic.
The ranks of native speakers are now being joined by an enthusiastic and growing band of learners throughout the world. This page covers some of the resources available to learners and others interested in the language.
Tutorial Books, Courses and Learners' Resources
Scottish Gaelic in Three Months - Ò Maolalaigh & MacAonghuis
Teach Yourself Gaelic - Boyd & Robertson
Speaking Our Language - Cànan
Gaelic Verbs: Systemised, Simplified - Colin B.D. Mark
Scots Gaelic: a Brief Introduction - G.R. McLennan
Dictionaries & Phrase Books
Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary - Edward Dwelly
Abair! - Gaelic-English & English-Gaelic Dictionary - R.W, Renton & J.A. MacDonald
The Modern Gaelic-English Dictionary - R.C. Owen
Everyday Gaelic: - Morag MacNeill
Brigh nam Facal: - Richard Cox
An Stòr-Data Briathrachais Gàidhlig - Clò Ostaig