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Dw i'n dysgu Cymraeg. A podcast all about learning Welsh. Host Liz Day chats to Welsh learners about getting to grips with the language – from the nasal mutation to why there are 100 different ways to say yes and no.

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Dw i'n dysgu Cymraeg. A podcast all about learning Welsh. Host Liz Day chats to Welsh learners about getting to grips with the language – from the nasal mutation to why there are 100 different ways to say yes and no.

    Liz Day decided to learn Welsh after being made redundant during the pandemic

    Liz Day decided to learn Welsh after being made redundant during the pandemic

    In this special episode to celebrate Adult Learners' Week, host Liz Day is answering the questions instead of asking them! She talks about how she decided to learn the language after being made redundant. Liz is joined by Helen Prosser, Director of Teaching and Learning at the National Centre for Learning Welsh. 

    • 15 min
    Retired teacher Bev Parrish is learning Welsh to help her four-year-old grandson

    Retired teacher Bev Parrish is learning Welsh to help her four-year-old grandson

    In the fifth episode of the Liz Learns Welsh Podcast, host Liz Day is joined by Bev Parrish. After working as a teacher for more than 30 years, Bev decided to become a student again to learn Welsh and help her grandson Leo, who will be starting at Welsh-medium primary school next year. 

    • 11 min
    Mum-of-two Abby Burridge is learning Welsh at the same time as her children

    Mum-of-two Abby Burridge is learning Welsh at the same time as her children

    In the fourth episode of the Liz Learns Welsh Podcast, host Liz Day is joined by Abby Burridge. Weight loss consultant Abby wanted her children Max and Grace to go to Welsh-medium school and has gone back to class herself. They now help each other with their homework! 

    • 11 min
    Social worker Galina Shires is learning Welsh after moving to Cardiff from Moldova

    Social worker Galina Shires is learning Welsh after moving to Cardiff from Moldova

    In the third episode of the Liz Learns Welsh Podcast, host Liz Day is joined by Galina Shires. Social worker Galina moved to Cardiff from Moldova after meeting Carwyn, who was volunteering for the charity where she worked. They are now married and Galina is learning Welsh while expecting their first child. 

    • 9 min
    Laura Caen Lee is learning Welsh alongside signs and symbols language Makaton

    Laura Caen Lee is learning Welsh alongside signs and symbols language Makaton

    In the second episode of the Liz Learns Welsh Podcast, host Liz Day is joined by Laura Caen Lee. Lecturer and mum-of-three Laura is learning Makaton signs and symbols to communicate with her son Edmund, who has cerebral palsy. She decided to take up Welsh when her twins began classes at school. 

    • 20 min
    Mum-of-three Mandy Lewis decided to learn Welsh during lockdown

    Mum-of-three Mandy Lewis decided to learn Welsh during lockdown

    In the first episode of the Liz Learns Welsh Podcast, host Liz Day is joined by Mandy Lewis. Mum-of-three Mandy, who lives in Cheshire and runs her own craft business, started Welsh on Duolingo during lockdown in the summer, before signing up to an intensive online course. 

    • 11 min

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