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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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