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Courses Programme for 2022-23

We’re pleased to offer learners of all levels intense residential and virtual courses in our 2022/23 programme. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn Welsh with us either from the comfort of your own home or at our beautiful Centre on the Llŷn Peninsula. Choose your level and register today!

Nant Gwrtheyrn courses are supplementary, stand-alone courses with their own course files. Our courses complement the content taught on the national levels offered by other mainstream providers and are effective accessories to any other learning undertaken by learners of all levels.

Unsure about your level or wish to know more about our courses’ suitability for you? Contact us for an informal chat: addysg@nantgwrtheyrn.org

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*Discounts only apply to our residential courses.

2023

16/01/202320/01/2023Entry Course Part 2C2322
23/01/202327/01/2023Foundation Course Part 1 & 2C2323
30/01/202303/02/2023Intermediate Course Part 1 & 2C2324
13/02/202315/02/2023Cwrs Gloywi IaithC2326
17/04/202319/04/2023Taster CourseC2333
22/05/202326/05/2023Entry Course Part 1C2339
19/06/202323/06/2023Entry Course Part 2C2343
10/07/202314/07/2023Foundation Course Part 1 & 2C2346

Really loving the online Cwrs Sylfaen: great tutor, relaxed atmosphere, motivated fellow participants, excellent course material, interesting exercises and activities and tangible progress. Ideal for distance or overseas learners. I’ll be back for the next level!

Residential

2023

13/02/202315/02/2023Taster CourseC2327
27/02/202303/03/2023Entry Course Part 1 (Ymlaen gyda’r Dysgu’ Scheme – for learners aged 18 – 25)C2328
06/03/202310/03/2023Entry Course Part 2C2329
13/03/202317/03/2023Foundation Course Part 1 & 2C2330
20/03/202324/03/2023Intermediate Course Part 1 & 2C2331
27/03/202331/03/2023Advanced Course 1 C2332
17/04/202321/04/2023Advanced Course 2 C2334
24/04/202326/04/2023Taster CourseC2335
08/05/202312/05/2023Entry Course Part 1C2336
15/05/202319/05/2023Entry Course Part 2C2337
22/05/202326/05/2023Foundation Course Part 1 & 2C2338
05/06/202309/06/2023Intermediate Course Part 1 & 2C2340
12/06/202316/06/2023Advanced Course 1 C2341
19/06/202323/06/2023Advanced Course 2 C2342
26/06/202328/06/2023Cwrs Gloywi IaithC2344
03/07/202305/07/2023Taster CourseC2345
10/07/202314/07/2023Entry Course Part 1C2347
17/07/202321/07/2023Entry Course Part 2C2348
24/07/202328/07/2023Foundation Course Part 1 & 2C2349

Work Welsh Courses 2022/23

Looking to develop your Welsh to use at / for work?

We have intensive online and residential Work Welsh courses at Intermediate, Advanced and Proficiency levels available during 2022/23.

Fully-funded!

For more information and to register, contact us: cymraeggwaith@nantgwrtheyrn.org

03/10/2022 07/10/2022 Advanced Virtual
07/11/2022 11/11/2022 Proficiency – Speaking Residential
07/11/2022 11/11/2022 Intermediate Virtual
05/12/2022 09/12/2022 Intermediate Residential
23/01/2023 27/01/2023 Advanced Residential
06/02/2023 10/02/2023 Proficiency - Speaking Virtual
13/02/2023 17/02/2023 Proficiency - Speaking Residential
27/02/2023 03/03/2023 Intermediate Residential
06/03/2023 10/03/2023 Proficiency - Writing Virtual

Taster

Entry

Foundation

Intermediate

Advanced

Proficient

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Our courses give people the opportunity to practice each language skill – speaking, reading, listening and writing – but particular emphasis is placed on building your confidence to speak the language by encouraging you to practice your Welsh as much as possible during your stay at Nant.

Our experienced tutors adjust the course content slightly in accordance with the group’s needs. You will never be in a class of more than 14 people so you’re sure to get plenty of personal encouragement and attention.

Please contact us: addysg@nantgwrtheyrn.org if you have any other questions.

Friends of Nant Gwrtheyrn

Become a member to claim discounts

The friends of Nant Gwrtheyrn membership gives you 20% off all residential courses, 15% off accommodation and 15% off at Caffi Meinir.

Want to learn Welsh?

Living in Gwynedd or Anglesey?

Take advantage of our discounted rates for Gwynedd and Anglesey residents wishing to study with us on a non-residential basis. Book any 5-day residential course on a non-residential basis for £125 or any 3-day course on a non-residential basis for only £75.

Work Welsh

Looking to develop your Welsh to use at / for work?

Intensive (residential and online) Work Welsh courses at Intermediate, Advanced and Proficiency levels available during 2022.

Fully-funded!

“Whilst I am still only at the very early stages of this learning journey, my experiences at Nant Gwrtheyrn have been inspirational – there is no better place to learn!  The setting is beautiful and a perfect backdrop in which to become fully immersed, with minimal risk of being distracted by other external pressures.”

Suzi Gray

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“Learning via Zoom was a different experience, getting to know people in a different way, and people from all over the world. After all, you’re straight into strangers’ homes, with people from all over the world!! But it was excellent and an experience which I really enjoyed. It gave me something to concentrate on and even though I wasn’t at the Nant, I did get a feeling for the place from the course.”

Janet Walker

“Mutations and grammar have always been a stumbling block for me, but this course has definitely given me more confidence.”

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Advantages of learning Welsh…

By learning the language, which is spoken by over 700,000 people worldwide, you open the door to many opportunities and new experiences. Those of you who have already started learning Welsh are aware of the benefits of being able to understand and pronounce the language around you. You’ll have twice the choice of entertainment, with TV, radio and websites available for speakers of the language, and, ultimately, a wide range of literature spanning centuries.

People learn Welsh for many different reasons: for work, for family, to feel part of the community, to name a few. But, whatever your reason for learning the language, the process should be enjoyable and one that gives you great satisfaction.

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Lessons

Usually, the Welsh lessons are held in the ‘Plas’, the former home of the manager of the quarry. The rooms are furnished with the latest equipment to enable us to offer a variety of learning methods, including traditional methods. Weather permitting, we aim to carry out some activities outside the classroom, enabling us to make the most out of the natural resources around the site.

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Accommodation

Students who attend our residential Welsh courses stay at the old quarrymen’s cottages which have been upgraded to a 5* group accommodation standard. Every room is furnished with oak furniture that is hand made in Wales and a traditional Welsh blanket on every bed. We have rooms suitable for wheelchairs.

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Your free time…

Students are welcome to use the lounge at ‘Y Plas’ throughout their time at Nant. The lounge is a convenient room for studying or relaxing during the evening. The café will be open during your time at Nant and the staff will be more than happy to encourage you to use your Welsh. Students will also have the opportunity to visit the heritage centre and the quarryman’s cottage during their stay and learn the history of this unique area.

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The best course for you...

We encourage students to discuss their needs with a tutor in advance and we aim to have all students on the course that is most suitable for their personal needs:
If you are unsure of your level…

You can contact our education team to discuss your needs: addysg@nantgwrtheyrn.org
A tutor will not always be available as they will be teaching, but a member of staff at the Office will take your details and arrange for the tutor to contact you as soon as possible.

Our tutors are always happy to help you choose the best course for your needs.

How to book…

You can book a Welsh language course online.

NOTE: To ensure that we give our learners the best possible experience – The Nant must ensure that a minimum of 6 learners are enrolled on any course before it can be confirmed that the course will be held. Should Nant Gwrtheyrn have to cancel a course, for whatever reason, you will be given 2 weeks notice prior to the course start date. Under these circumstances your payment will be refunded or you can transfer your booking to another similar course within 12 months.

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