Welsh 2 upper: module 3
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Suitable if you have studied about 3 years recently or have an equivalent level.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
This course has now started
Course Code: LW232
Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)
What is the course about?
The aim of this course is to give students the opportunity to practise using Welsh in a wider for a wider range of communicative purposes; to expand their grammatical and communicative abilities in the language by building on their current intermediate level skills; to speak in increasingly longer and more complex sentences that go beyond direct answers to questions asked; and to promote interest in and awareness of the language and its culture today.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
We will aim to cover units 10-19 of Cwrs Canolradd. Topics will include apologising, arranging an event, relaying a story and talking about future plans.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Recognise examples of emphatic word order and know when to use them
- Use the passive voice
- Use demonstratives (hwn, hon, hwnna, honna etc)
- Describe something which happens in stages
- Recount a story in your own words
- Speak in increasingly longer and more complex sentences.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
SStudents should have completed Welsh 2 Upper: Module 2 or have equivalent B1 level Welsh language experience and abilities. You should be confident with the basic word order of Welsh and know how to form sentences in the present, past and future. You should be able to use conditional forms of the verb ‘to be’ (baswn, basai, basen etc). You should be able to confidently answer ‘yes’ and ‘no’ using the required form of the verb ‘to be’ (ie/nage, (nac) ydw/oes/oedd, do/naddo etc.). You should be familiar with the basic rules of mutations and be able to recognise these in texts and in speech.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
The coursebook Dysgu Cymraeg: Canolradd (B1)- De Cymru/South Wales (Y Ganolfan Dysgu Cymraeg Genedlaethol/National Centre for Learning Welsh) (1999686179) will be used. It costs approximately £10 or can be downloaded as a PDF for free from https://dysgucymraeg.cymru/dysgu/cwricwlwm-a-chwrslyfrau/
A North Walian edition is available; however, southern Welsh will be taught in class and spoken by the tutor.
A North Walian edition is available; however, southern Welsh will be taught in the class.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
To be discussed with your tutor.