Welsh 3 module 1
Time: 18:15 - 19:45
No class on 03/11/21.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LW311
Duration: 11 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
Improve your ability to speak Welsh in this interactive class. The emphasis is on developing ability in spontaneous conversational Welsh through interactive sessions with the tutor and other students. We will also use a text book (units 21 - 30 of Cwrs Canolradd) to develop grammar and another one to develop dialogues. We will also read a short book. (see details in section 6).
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?
- stories, news, culture
- tenses, conditional, pronouns, complexe sentences structures.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Speak with greater confidence using a wider variety of verb tenses and vocuabulary.
Read Welsh text easily
Understand complex grammar
Develop an understanding of Welsh novel.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable if you have studied Welsh for 3 - 5 years and completed two-thirds of the intermediate level CBAC (WJEC) course ‘Cwrs Canolradd' or equivalent.
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).
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?
Cwrs Canolradd (ISBN: 9781860855788) for grammar and dialogues
'Colloquial Welsh' by Gareth King.
Reading book: ‘Budapest’ gan Elin Meek, published by Y Lolfa, ISBN: 9781784615574.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LW331 Welsh 3 module 2. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.