Tag Archives: Welsh

10 Easy Welsh Phrases to Try Out with Your Friends


How many Welsh phrases do you know? Everyone knows that, in English, we say Hello. In Irish, we say Dia dhuit. But what’s the word for Hello in Welsh? That’s right! In Welsh, we say Helô. The Welsh language may not be as widely spoken as other languages we usually write about on this blog,(…)

The Rise of Welsh


Think of Wales, and you might think of stunning landscapes, Doctor Who and Torchwood being filmed in Cardiff, and a whole lot of rain. It’s ‘the other country’ people seem to forget when talking about the UK or Great Britain, the butt of some very poor taste jokes about sheep (you know the ones), and(…)

Capitalising on Language Skills


We have long known that listing more than one language on your CV is a career asset. Aside from the obvious benefits of being bilingual, or even multilingual, there are numerous transferable skills associated with dedicating yourself to learning and maintaining a second language such as: commitment, organisation and time management to list but a few.(…)

Welsh, Guess It’s Time To Brush Up


Bore da, prynhawn da, or noswaith dda (good morning, afternoon or evening, depending on when you are reading this!). Welcome to the wonderful world that is the Welsh language. Can you tell which word means good? Maybe we have been binge watching Lord Of The Rings and have become entranced by the Sindarin spoken by(…)

Welsh & Irish Languages: Still Relevant in Society Today?


The United Kingdom is a mixed bag of history, language and culture. Whilst English is the predominant language spoken throughout, there is a considerable wealth of different languages spoken that are both native to the land and part of our multicultural landscape. Many variations of Celtic languages are here and on our doorstep… but does(…)