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Stars learn Welsh on S4C

Colin Jackson jumps at the chance of learning Welsh

Olympic sprinter and hurdler, Colin Jackson, from Cardiff, is among several celebrities taking part in a new S4C entertainment series, ‘Iaith ar Daith’ (Welsh on tour) which is sponsored by learnwelsh.cymru

Colin joins actor and author Ruth Jones, presenter Carol Vorderman and other high-profile names in the series, which will be broadcast in April.

The celebs will be paired with other well-known faces, including presenter Eleri Siôn, actor Gillian Elisa and weather presenter Owain Williams, who will support and mentor them to complete a number of linguistic challenges.

More information about the series is available on the S4C website.

Programmes selected for Welsh learners can be found on S4C’s online Learn Welsh channel.

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‘Iaith ar Daith’ is a part of S4C’s Iaith2020 campaign aimed at sparking conversations about the Welsh language among the people of Wales.  It will be an opportunity to discuss the history of the language, its importance and its future.