History and development of the Welsh language
History and Development of the Welsh Language
This course runs for 6 weeks with lessons for 2 hours a week from 18:00 to 20:00 on Tuesdays
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Overview“While it’s not impossible to learn a new language without gaining cultural insights, if you want to increase your chances of mastering it then diving into the culture of the language you’re learning can be the key to a more enriching and faster learning experience.“
Demetrius Williams - Translate Media 2019
Exposure to cultural content is the difference between remaining in a fossilized state and becoming competent speakers, readers and writers.
A course to support learners and to help them put the language in the context of Wales’ history and culture.
Delivered chiefly through the medium of English but using Welsh suitable to the learners’ level of understanding.
ContentThe current state of the Language.
Initiatives in place (Cymraeg 2050)
Where does Welsh come from
The State of Celtic Languages
Similarities between Celtic Languages. Earliest examples of Welsh
Y Mabinogion / Laws of Hywel Dda
Y Beibl - Esgob Morgan 1588
Y Llyfrau Gleision
Tynged yr Iaith - Saunders Lewis
• Session will be supported by paper-based resources / electronic resources / links to other websites.
Learners will be encouraged to undertake independent study.
QualificationCompletion of this course does not result in a recognised qualification.
However you would receive a certificate of completion from us which would be available to download from your MyAccount.