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Welsh in a Year

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Rhys Phillips

Mathias Maurer took part in the ‘Welsh in a Year’ sabbatical scheme at Cardiff University from September 2018 to July 2019. After various previous attempts at learning Welsh, this was the scheme that finally allowed him to turn into a confident Welsh speaker and teacher. Part of my role as primary teacher in the English
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The potential of polyglots

Posted on 29 October 2019 by Rhys Phillips

PhD student Kaisa Pankakoski tells us about her research and why we should invest in multilingual children’s language skills in the UK. Globalisation, superdiversity and policies promoting minority languages have led to an increasing number of potentially multilingual children growing up across the world. However, not all children born into multilingual families grow up speaking
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Springboard to success

Posted on 12 June 2019 by Rhys Phillips

As a postgraduate student in the School of Welsh, you will be welcomed to a close-knit and friendly community. You will also be afforded a range of opportunities to expand your horizons and develop your professional experience. Osian Morgan completed his undergraduate degree at the School before joining the MA in Welsh and Celtic Studies
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Home from home – an American in Cardiff

Posted on 12 June 2019 by Rhys Phillips

Fulbright Scholar Emma Watkins (MA 2020) joined the School of Welsh after completing her undergraduate degree at Princeton University in the United States. It was a return to familial roots (her father is a Welshman) and the landscape and culture that has inspired her research interests. Here she tells us about her experience as an
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