Bore Da Pawb. Nathan ydw i, 29 oed, Dw i’n dod o Pen-y-bont.
I was fortunate enough to have had and learned welsh from nursery through to comprehensive school as a subject. As usual in a school language class its not very useful apart from the main doing words that I remember and the very basic conversational stuff.
Dwi wedi bod yn dysgu dweud rhywbeth yn gymraeg am bity mis nawr, Mae’n Wych, Dwi wedi bod yn gwneud pryd dwi’n gyrru i gweithio. Mae rhaid i fi ymarfer mwy ond hoffen i rhai llenyddiaeth.
If that makes sense, lol
Basically I’ve got to challenge 12 of level 1 and it’s becoming increasingly difficult for me as I can’t hear how it would look on the page so to speak. Is there any literature that can go with the Say something in welsh levels?
For example… he/she wanted and she’d/he’d would etc, are very similar sounding but to fully understand and for it to ‘click’ in my head I need it more visual.
You have my sympathy, but I can’t help much! @aran designed the course to teach spoken Welsh and actively discourages reading ‘too soon’. This is OK for most who have never read any, but for those of us used to reading and, in my case, with aged ears, often we need to see to be sure what we are hearing. There is vocabulary available but not ‘word for word’ sort of stuff. Talk is afoot of getting some sort of short stories read aloud to help with listening practice!