# Posts tagged as leaving cert

### Thomas Kinsella’s poetry extends the reader’s understanding of life. – Sample Essay

‘Kinsella’s poetry extends the reader’s understanding of life. Discuss.’   Having studied a selection of poetry by Kinsella on my Leaving Certificate course, I have no hesitation in saying that they not only extend my understanding of life, but challenge me to confront reality and to accept, endure and handle… Continue Reading →

### Flashcard: Electricity – Leaving Cert Physics Terms

Coulomb’s Law – states that the force between two point charges is proportional to the product of the charges and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. Electric Field Strength (E) – is the force per unit charge. Potential Difference (p.d.) – between two point is the… Continue Reading →

### Flashcard: Equations for Leaving Cert Physics – Flashcards

v = u + at – velocity ma – Force Fd – Torque mv – Momentum (p) ½mv² – Kinetic Energy mgh – Potential Energy Fs – Work W/t – Power kx – Force of Spring 1/f – Period (f=frequency) Gmm/r² – Force of gravity between two masses E/q –… Continue Reading →

### All Biology Definitions for Leaving Cert

The Scientific Method Scientific Method is a process of investigation where problems are identified and their explanations are tested by carrying out experiments. Observation : An unbiased, accurate report of an event. Hypothesis : An educated guess based on observations. Experiment : An experiment is designed to test a hypothesis…. Continue Reading →

### L.C French : Written Expression – Informal Letters

Accepting an invitation 1. Je te remercie de ta gentille invitation que je viens de recevoir et qui m’a fait grand plaisir   Je te remercie du beau séjour/cadeau/de la sortie/soirée inoubliable que je viens de passer chez toi et qui m’a fait grand plaisir 2. J’aimerais beaucoup venir passer : le… Continue Reading →

### L.C French : Written Expression – Formal Letters (Sample Answers)

Formal Letter 1 Galway, l2 8 mai 2013 Monsiuer Le Directeur Taxi Rapide 126 Avenue Tartarin 75008 Paris France Paul Brown 27 The Crescent Lower Salthill Galway Irlande Monsieur, Je vous écris concernant mon portefeuille. J’ai pris un taxi hier soir pour aller à l’aéroport Charles De Gaulles vers 16h… Continue Reading →

### Leaving Cert French : Written Expression – Sample Informal Letters

Informal Letter 1 Dublin, le 8 mai Cher Jean, Je te remercie de ta dernière lettre que j’ai reçue il y a quelques jours. Excuse mon long silence mais je n’ai jamais de temps à moi cette année. Je suis vraiment débordé avec le travail scolaire. Comme tu sais déjà,… Continue Reading →

### Leaving Cert. French Grammar : Adjectives – Position And Formation / Agreement

Position French adjectives are usually placed after the noun which they describe e.g. Le chien noir However, there are some exceptions which go before the noun:   Autre Beau Bon Grand Gros Haut Jeune Joli Long Mauvais Méchant   Nouveau Petit Sot Vilain Vieux Ancien Vaste Dernier Prochain Premier Formation… Continue Reading →

### Elizabeth Bishop’s Poetry Linking with Life

The Filling Station: Here direct reference can be made to Bishop’s mother being permanently hospitalized for mental illness in 1917 when Bishop was young. There is no mother present in the poem, but we are constantly reminded of the need for one, which can be linked to Bishop’s desire for… Continue Reading →