Using your Welsh
There are lots of ways you can practise your Welsh at home. There are over 1,500 digital resources on our website, as well as free online courses. Additional resources are available on the Duolingo and SaySomethingInWelsh websites.
Our 'Siarad' scheme, which matches fluent speakers with learners at Intermediate + levels, is also available, with volunteers meeting over the phone, Zoom, Skype or other digital methods.
Listening and watching
Why not enjoy using your Welsh by watching Welsh programmes on S4C or listening to BBC Radio Cymru?
S4C have an online channel for learners, as part of their on-demand service, Clic. Learners can use English subtitles or simplified Welsh subtitles when watching the programmes. S4C also broadcast programmes for Welsh learners every Sunday morning, including a simple Welsh language news programme.
BBC Radio Cymru have a weekly podcast called 'Pigion', which is suitable for more advanced learners.
You can practise by reading Welsh-language books, magazines and websites. You can read news items, features and interviews on the BBC Cymru Fyw website. Use the VOCAB button for English translations. There's also online news magazine Golwg360 and the parallel.cymru website, which publishes interesting Welsh and English articles, side by side. You can also try the blog pages on the National Museum Wales and The National Library of Wales websites.
The 'Amdani' series of books is a series for Welsh learners. They are available to buy in Welsh book shops and on gwales.com.
Lingo Newydd is a magazine for Welsh learners which offers easy-to-read articles, features, news as well as vocabulary lists.
'Siarad' is a scheme that brings Welsh speakers and Welsh learners on Intermediate+ level together for 10 hours of informal practice.
'Mentrau Iaith' - language initiatives
There are 22 'Mentrau Iaith' (language initiatives) across Wales which organise different activities through the medium of Welsh.
Merched y Wawr
Merched y Wawr is a movement for women of all ages and Welsh learners are particularly welcome.
Why not join a choir, orchestra or a brass band to practice your Welsh? A full list is available on the Tŷ Cerdd website.
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
Theatr Genedlaethol hold pre-show talks for Welsh learners before their productions and the Sibrwd app offers a live audio translation for non-Welsh speakers and Welsh beginners.