What is the course about?
This intermediate level course will build on your sound basic knowledge of Welsh (covered in Levels 1 and 2) and increase your confidence at using the knowledge and skills you already possess.
What will we cover?
Based on units 9-16 cwrs Canolradd. Topics will include making comparisons and using more complex sentences.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- compare objects
- use time phrases
- use link clauses with 'bod'.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have completed Welsh 3 modules 1 and 2 or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart, using the link at the top of this page. You can also find the chart at the start of the languages section in our course guide. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities (e.g using money, telling the time, etc). It is also essential that you have some knowledge of basic (such as nouns and verbs) and more intermediate grammar terminology.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is based on the communicative approach:
- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate
Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
All students need to buy the course book Cwrs Canolradd published by WJEC ISBN: 1-86085-578-4 (South Wales Version); 1-86085-583-0 or (North Wales Version)can be used, depending on personal choice.. About £15
Homework will be set from Pecyn Ymarfer (Practice Pack), . Price approximately £3.
Please try: Grant and Cutler - www.grantandcutler.com (020 7734 2012) and The European Bookshop - www.europeanbookshop.com (020 7734 5259).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Welsh 4 module 1. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
This year's workshops in Celtic languages are: Gaelic Matters (LEW11), and Breton in a Day (LWW11).
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details