Evening Courses Welsh Level 4 Prerequisite for entry

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Welsh Level 4
Prerequisite for entry
Successful completion of Welsh 3+, or equivalent
Term duration
10 x 2-hour classes.
Aims and Objectives
The aim of this course is to enable students to communicate and interact at an advanced
level, and to further develop skills and knowledge in the target language, its sociolinguistic
position, and its culture. Students should begin to be able to distinguish regional differences,
and express themselves creatively.
Flexibility is offered on each Welsh course, so that students can negotiate course content and
get what they want or need from the course. Students may suggest topics and linguistic
structures be added or removed, subject to the tutor’s agreement.
Composing written pieces for different purposes
Natural conversation
Persuasion techniques
Creative writing techniques
Developing range of tenses
Learning to accept switching between Welsh and English, and developing switching
Course Content: Main topics/themes to be covered
Dealing with money
Discussing social and political issues
Welsh poetic metres
Introduction to the Mabinogion
Welsh beliefs about identity
Discussing and understanding the nature of language and language change
Giving anecdotes about language
Reviewing literature and articles
Grammar / Linguistic Structure
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At all levels, students will be introduced to and have the ability to practice fundamental
grammar, including the present tense, initial consonantal mutation, emphatic clauses,
negation, and interrogative forms.
Strict metre poetry techniques
Morphology, including using English words and making them Welsh
Revising present, past, and future tenses; revising moods of tense
Formal and informal language
Developing knowledge of linguistic terms in English and Welsh
Learning Resources
King, Gareth ‘Intermediate Welsh Reader’
King, Gareth ‘Modern Welsh’
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