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Learn Welsh Glamorgan
The University of South Wales delivers courses in Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Bridgend on behalf of the National Centre for Learning Welsh. For more information about courses in the area, please contact us on 01443 483 600 or email: learnwelsh@southwales.ac.uk

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Learn Welsh Glamorgan

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If you want to learn or improve your Welsh, we can help. With a range of courses available all over the area we’ll be sure to find something that suits you.

There will also be opportunities to meet other learners in day schools, block courses, coffee mornings, book clubs, dinner clubs and much more.

 

2019 Examinations

 

New Year – New Challenge?

Do you want to improve your Welsh by setting a new challenge for 2019?

Why not sit a Welsh exam in June and learn some new skills?  Lots of extra help available - practice pack and free revision sessions!

 

Ask your tutor for more details or contact Lynette on 01443 483691 or by e-mail: lynette.jenkins@decymru.ac.uk

Exam cost = £20

Closing date: 22 February 2019

    

 

  

Extra Courses

Our Extra Courses run separate to our ongoing courses.

They range from one day sessions during the year to a week long session in the summer.

 

► Sadwrn Siarad

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The Saturday courses are an excellent opportunity to meet up with other learners from different areas, and to practice your Welsh in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

Taster Session:  You will get a taster of Welsh by covering the basics of pronunciation and learning to exchange greetings, personal information and likes and dislikes. You will learn to use numbers, colours, the days of the week and how to talk about the weather.

Entry 1: You will be revising the past tense, possession (“gyda fi”) and the imperfect (“Ro’n i, Roedd e/hi”). You will also start looking at “Hoffwn i, Dylwn i” (I’d like, I should).

Entry 2/Entry 1&2/Foundation 1:  You will be doing lots of revision of the patterns you’ve already learnt this year. You will also start looking at how to use “ddim o / mo”.

Foundation 1&2/Foundation 2:  You will be doing lots of revision of the patterns you’ve already learnt this year. You will also start looking at using “sy, oedd, fydd” in emphatic sentences.

Intermediate:  You will be doing lots of revision of the patterns you’ve already learnt this year. You will also start looking at “Bues i” (I was).

Advanced:  You will be revising a number of language patterns you have studied so far at Advanced level. Your tutor will choose a topic of interest for the session and there will be plenty of opportunity to practise your speaking skills.

Proficiency: This class is suitable for fluent students, both first and second language. You will revise and practise using various language patterns using spoken and written classroom activities. The aims of this session are to build confidence and to hone your Welsh language skills.

►Location: University of South Wales, Treforest, CF37 1DL.
► Time: 10am-3pm
►Cost: £10
► Dates: 20/07/2019.

► Book a space on the next Sadwrn Siarad on the 20/07/2019:

      

 

► Sadwrn Siarad+

 

The Sadwrn Siarad+ is a great opportunity to take part in recreational activities through the medium of Welsh. The workshops are divided by level, and the use of Welsh will be adapted to reflect this, so there will be something for everyone, from Entry to Proficiency level. The aim of the event is to give Welsh learners the opportunity to use and hear the language in a natural setting.

Details about the day will be published here very soon. 

►Location: Pencoed College, Pencoed, Bridgend, CF35 5LG.
► Time: 10am-3pm
►Cost: £10
► Date: 30/03/2019

► Book a space:

    

 

 

► Easter Course

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Come and meet other learners and practise your Welsh

►Location: University of South Wales, Treforest, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL.
►Dates: 25-26/04/2019
►Time: 9.30am-3.00pm
►Level: All levels
►Price: £25

►Book a place on the Easter Course by 10th April:

 

 

  

Extra Practise +

We’re always here to support you. There are many opportunities for you to use your Welsh outside a classroom enviroment within the Glamorgan area.

You can start slowly if you want, by going with your tutor to an event for learners. You could then join a Welsh Reading Club maybe, or go to a Coffee Morning. As you become more confident, you could then maybe join fluent speakers at a Welsh Society, or at Welsh events. There’s plenty of choice.  Have a look at our Social Calendar, and keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

 

 

► Estyn’s Report on ‘Learn Welsh Glamorgan’ University of South Wales.

 

 

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