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New Courses 2020-21

In response to the current situation, we are pleased to offer learners for all levels, intense virtual courses. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn Welsh with us from the comfort of your own home. We have availability for November and December courses. Choose your level and register today! Spaces are filling fast, don’t miss out.

Online virtual classroom

02/11/202004/11/2020Cwrs Gloywi IaithC2112
09/11/202011/11/2020Taster CourseC2113
16/11/202020/11/2020Entry Course Part 1C2114
23/11/202027/11/2020Entry Course Part 2C2115
30/11/202004/12/2020Foundation Course Part 1& 2C2116
07/12/202011/12/2020Intermediate Course Part 1 & 2C2117
14/12/202018/12/2020Advanced Course 1 C2118

Really loving the online 3-day Cwrs Sylfaen: great tutor, relaxed atmosphere, motivated fellow participants, excellent course material, interesting exercises and activities, tangible process. Ideal of distance/overseas learners. Back for next level soon, I hope.

Residential

11/01/202115/01/2021Advanced Course 1 C2119
18/01/202122/01/2021Advanced Course 2 - The Welsh FilmC2120
25/01/202129/01/2021Intermediate Course Part 1 & 2C2121
01/02/202105/02/2021Foundation Course Part 1& 2C2122
08/02/202112/02/2021Entry Course Part 1C2123
15/02/202119/02/2021Entry Course Part 2C2124
22/02/202126/02/2021Intermediate Course Part 1 & 2C2125
01/03/202105/03/2021Advanced Course 1 C2126
08/03/202112/03/2021Advanced Course 2 - An Appreciation of Poetry and ProseC2127
15/03/202119/03/2021Intermediate Course Part 1 & 2C2128
22/03/202126/03/2021Foundation Course Part 1& 2C2129
29/03/202131/03/2021Cwrs Gloywi IaithC2130
12/04/202114/04/2021Taster CourseC2131
19/04/202123/04/2021Entry Course Part 1C2132
03/05/202107/05/2021Entry Course Part 2C2133
17/05/202121/05/2021Intermediate Course Part 1 & 2C2135
10/05/202114/05/2021Foundation Course Part 1& 2C2134
24/05/202128/05/2021Advanced Course 1 C2136
31/05/202104/06/2021Advanced Course 2 C2137
07/06/202109/06/2021Cwrs Gloywi IaithC2138
14/06/202118/06/2021Advanced Course 1 C2139
28/06/202102/07/2021Advanced Course 2 - Bethan GwanasC2140
05/07/202107/07/2021Taster CourseC2141
12/07/202116/07/2021Advanced Course 1 C2142
19/07/202123/07/2021Advanced Course 2 C2143
26/07/202130/07/2021Intermediate Course Part 1 & 2C2144

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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 courses, 15% off accommodation, 15% off tickets to any event 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! Book any residential course on a daily basis for £125 or any 3 day course on a daily basis for only £75.

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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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