An appealing, contemporary volume presenting an accessible introduction to the discipline of the Welsh language, edited by lectures at the School of Welsh, Cardiff University; Dr Angharad Naylor, Dr Llion Pryderi Roberts and Dr Dylan Foster Evans. It presents the richness, breadth and passion of the language as an academic discipline, and will motivate interest and curiosity in familiar and new fields - such as language, literature, language sociology, literary critique, culture and inheritance and creative writing. Online Open Access (link below) Also available to buy as a paperback on the University of Wales Press website or in your local bookshop.
Resources from Dr Alex Lovell, Swansea University to assist with the skill of Translanguaging, which is part of the Welsh Second Language AS/A Level specification (U2 Unit 5, Section B). Resources include: Language Workshop: Translanguaging - video lecture Translanguaging Language Workshop PowerPoint slides Translanguaging worksheet The resources: consider what 'translanguaging' is and what are the benefits? discuss how to write an effective translanguage analyze a good example includes tasks to further practice translanguaging skills Resources created by the Department of Welsh, Swansea University, with funding from the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.
Choose Lefel A Cymraeg: Campaign and resources
Choose Lefel A Cymraeg is a Welsh Government funded campaign that aims to encourage more young learners to study Welsh A-Level by providing promotional assets to raise awareness around the endless benefits the language has on your academic, cultural and working life. The campaign, launched by Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and Welsh Government, includes content that can be used by teachers and schools to engage learners, parents and carers in the Welsh language and A-Level course by: Highlighting that Welsh A-Level opens doors to a wealth of university pathways Emphasising the variety of careers and industries where Welsh is a highly-valued skill Giving an insight into the breadth and variety of the Welsh A-Level curriculum Showcasing Welsh A-Level as a modern, creative and relevant subject Inviting learners to join a thriving community of Welsh speakers that are passionate about their culture, heritage and the Welsh language Resources include: Visual content: instazines, profile cards, quotes, Q+A cards, search-it posts Videos Posters Social media assets (GIFs) School toolkit The resources can be used and shared digitally or in print, on social media or by incorporating them into presentations and prospectuses. All content is available bilingually for download via the Dropbox link below. For more information on the campaign or about Welsh as a subject, please contact Dr Ffion Eluned Owen, Welsh as a Subject Promotion Officer at the Coleg: email@example.com.
Short Story Resources: Pwy Fyth a Fyddai'n Fetel?
Resources to help study the short story 'Pwy Fyth a Fyddai'n Fetel?' by Mihangel Morgan (from the book Saith Pechod Marwol), which is one of the short stories on the Welsh Second Language AS/A Level specification (U2 Unit 6: The Use of Language and the Short Story). Resources include: Video animation of the short story (with and without subtitles) Video lecture and PowerPoint presentation by Professor Tudur Hallam discussing the story 'Pwy Fyth a Fyddai'n Fetel?' Video lecture and PowerPoint presentation by Professor Tudur Hallam talking about useful vocabulary and phrases to use when discussing the short story. Resources created by the Department of Welsh, Swansea University, with funding from the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol
Webinar: Studying Welsh at university (2022)
In year 12 or 13? Want to know more about studying Welsh as a subject at university? Find out more about what's on offer, and hear the opinions of our ambassadors studying the subject about their courses and their life as students of Welsh. Presentation recorded in November 2022. Includes: General information about studying Welsh at university, e.g. Where can you study Welsh? What can you study in terms of courses and modules? What financial help is available? (up to 29 minutes) Conversation between our Welsh as a subject interns (Hari and Aled) and current student ambassadors (Deio, Cara, Elain and Elen) about studying Welsh at university (29 minutes onwards) Welsh medium presentation.
Dathlu a Datblygu Cymraeg Gwaith
This is a webinar for learners and tutors involved with the Work Welsh in Further and Higher Education project and for anyone who has a Welsh language planning role in their organization. The webinar will be presented via Zoom through the medium of Welsh with simultaneous translation into English. With funding from the National Centre for Learning Welsh, the project has upgraded the Welsh language skills of staff at universities and colleges during the last five years throughout Wales. Join our webinar to celebrate the successes of Work Welsh in both sectors and to hear from the learners themselves. The second part of the webinar will be an opportunity to hear about future developments. Date and time Thursday 16th December 10am-11.30am 10am - Celebrating Work Welsh 11am - Developing Work Welsh Contributors Dona Lewis, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Planning and Development at the National Centre for Learning Welsh Nia Brodrick - Coordinator of Work Welsh in Further Education Owen Thomas - Coordinator of Work Welsh in Higher Education Learners' Panel - Representatives from colleges and universities in Wales Tutors of the scheme To register, click on the registration form link below:
Say it in Welsh
The following 'Say it in Welsh' resources have been developed by Addysg Oedolion Cymru|Adult Learning Wales tutors. They are a series of vocabulary lists, some are generic and can be used by all tutors and some are subject specific, e.g. Maths, Sewing, Digital Photography. These posters can be used in presentations such as Prezi or PowerPoint, laminated as classroom resources, used during induction, ice-breaker activities, refresher exercises, used in the Welsh word / s of the day and much more! One of the resources, ‘Answering the Phone’ also has an audio function, so you can practise the pronunciation (please note the audio function wil not work when opening the pdf in a browser, it will need to be opened using a pdf reader such as Adobe Reader to access this functionality).
Ysgol Haf Cymraeg Ail Iaith 2021 (Rhowch Gynnig Arni!)
Various online activities and sessions for year 12 students studying Welsh Second Language. Join us virtually as a class on Thursday afternoon, 8th July from 12.45 - 3pm. Sessions include: Creative quiz with poet Aneirin Karadog: A creative quiz where there is no right or wrong answer, only the answer that pleases the critic, Aneirin! An opportunity to work as teams on tasks that challenge your ability to rhyme, compare and shine with creativity in your language! A 'Byw yn Gymraeg' Q&A with three young people who use the language in their everyday life - Bronwen Lewis, Nick Yeo and Francesca Sciarrillo Music by Bronwen Lewis, the talented singer and songwriter who's recently been using TikTok to share Welsh translations of famous songs An opportunity to prepare for Year 13 in a light session by Dr Angharad Naylor, School of Welsh, Cardiff University. A brief introduction to the work of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol The link to the registration form is below. For more information or any inquiries, please contact Ffion, the Coleg Cymraeg's Promoting Officer for Welsh as a Subject: firstname.lastname@example.org
North Wales Police Language Resources
Here is a link to a specific section on the North Wales Police website which contains resources to assist individuals who wish to develop their Welsh language skills. All roles within the NWP require a level of Welsh language skill. As part of the application process, individuals will be assessed on their spoken Welsh. The resources on the website help individuals prepare for the assessment. These resources are relevant to individuals interested in starting a career with the police.
Operation Rescue by Rufus Mufasa
Poet and performer Rufus Mufasa reads one of her Welsh language poems, 'Operation Rescue' to celebrate International Mother Language Day 2021. Includes a video of the reading, a PDF copy of the words for study material and another short video where Rufus talks about her relationship with the Welsh language. © Rufus Mufasa 2021
“Can I just call you Clio? Like the Renault?” A poem by Llio Elain Maddocks
“Can I just call you Clio? Like the Renault?” A poem by Llio Elain Maddocks
Poet Llio Elain Maddocks reads a poem from her work - "Can I just call you Clio? Like the Renault?” Stwff ma hogia 'di ddeud wrtha fi, vol.8 - to celebrate International Mother Language Day 2021. © Llio Elain Maddocks 2021
Mamiaith by Rhys Iorwerth
A new poem 'Mamiaith' by poet Rhys Iorwerth, commissioned for International Mother Language Day 2021. © Rhys Iorwerth 2021