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Author King, Gareth, author Teacher of Welsh at all levels in Wales for twelve years, then at City Literary Institute in London

Title Colloquial Welsh : the Complete Course for Beginners / Gareth King
Edition 2nd
Published Routledge, 2015


Description 1 online resource (328 pages)
Contents Intro; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Map; Alphabet; 1a. Cwrdd รข phobol: Meeting people; 1b. Enwi pobol a pethau: Naming people and things; 2a. Dod i nabod pobol: Getting to know people; 2b. Dw i ddim yn deall: I don't understand; 3. Mynd allan: Going out; 4. Ellwch chi ddangos i mi . . .?: Can you show me . . .?; 5. Holi'r ffordd: Asking the way; 6. Siopa: Shopping; 7. Y tywydd: The weather; 8. Gwneud trefniadau: Making arrangements; 9. Be' ddigwyddodd?: What happened?; 10. Awgrymu pethau: Making suggestions; 11. Beth wyt ti'n feddwl?: What do you think?
12. Clywed y newyddion: Hearing the news13. Dyma'r penawdau diweddara: Here are the latest headlines; 14. Tasai'ch brawd fan'ma . . .: If your brother were here . . .; 15. Cefn gwlad: The countryside; 16. Cymraeg ysgrifenedig a'r cyfryngau: Written Welsh and the media; Reference grammar; Key to exercises; Welsh-English glossary; Index
Summary Colloquial Welsh provides a step-by-step course in Welsh as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Welsh in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Key features include: " progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills " structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar " an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises " realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios " useful vocabulary lists throughout the text " additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Welsh will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Welsh. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills
Subject Welsh language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English
Welsh language -- Spoken Welsh
Welsh language -- Grammar
Welsh language
Welsh language -- Grammar
Welsh language -- Spoken Welsh
Genre/Form Textbooks
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317304685