So, one of the startling side-effects of the 6 Month Welsh Speaker course is what huge enthusiasm the 6 Month learners are showing in terms of hunting for practice partners.
And it turns out that Slack (the platform we use to support our 6 Month learners) is particularly brilliant for this kind of stuff - because you can just click on someone’s name, open a direct message channel, and hop on an audio or video call right there in Slack.
Also, you can use Google hangouts to fire up group calls any time you like, as well.
It’s a lot of the kind of functionality that we were imagining when we first started to try and put the ffrinDiaith project together - and I think now that if we can build a large enough community of Welsh learners all practising with each other, it might become a place where Welsh speakers will start to help as well.
So I’ve gone ahead and created a Slack for this idea - Welsh Speaking Practice - I’ve deliberately not branded it with SSiW, because I think it ought to be a place which welcomes anyone who wants to find someone to speak Welsh to…
If you’d like an invitation, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get one sent out to you.
Once you’re a member, you can yourself send invitations to other people - but PLEASE only send invitations to people you have mentioned it to who have ASKED you for an invitation!
@Deborah-SSi - ebost?!