Learn Welsh

Learn basic Welsh phrases and sentences by selecting the phrases that you want to learn from the list. These cover a wide variety of Welsh topics, including the numbers in Welsh, days in Welsh, Welsh greetings and the months in Welsh all with audio.

Welsh phrases

Listen to and copy the native speech, and learn with flashcards and other games.

A few first words. 1, A few first words. 2, Bedroom and bathroom items, Buying things. General phrases. 1, Buying things. General phrases. 2, Buying things. Useful words, Countries and where I am from, Communication problems, Conversation. Small talk. 1, Conversation. Small talk. 2, Conversation. Small talk. Filler words and e-mail, Conversation. Small talk. Sport, Conversation. Small talk. The weather, Describing things. Colours, Describing things. Adjectives, Directions. 1, Directions. 2, Days. General, Days of the week and seasons, Eating. Phrases. 1, Eating. Phrases. 2, Eating. Items, Emergencies, Family, Food and Drink. At the Bar or Café. 1, Food and Drink. At the Bar or Café. 2, Food and Drink. At the Bar or Café. 3, Getting around. General words, Getting around. General phrases, Getting around. Train bus and taxi, Getting around by car, Health and at the chemist, Money, Months of the year, Numbers. 1 to 10 , Numbers. 11 to 20 , Numbers. 30 to 1000 , Parts of the body, Places and buildings, Useful words, Question and size words , Special occasions, Sightseeing, Sport, Somewhere to stay. 1, Somewhere to stay. 2, The house, Useful words to recognize, Words to do with food. General, Words to do with food. Fruit, Words to do with food. Vegetables, Words to do with food. Meat, Time, Clothing, Common Nouns. 1, Common Nouns. 2, Common Nouns. 3.

Welsh language learning

As well as the flashcards for the Welsh phrases, there are additional learning games for colours, days, fruit, months and numbers.

Colours Fruit Months Numbers. 1 to 10 Numbers. 1 to 20

Check whether you know the difference between a ceiriosen, eirinen wlanog, Mehefin and Gorffennaf, can count from un to deg and know gwyrdd from melyn.

Learning Welsh online

These Welsh phrases are perfect for complete beginners and anyone wanting to improve their Welsh vocabulary.

SurfaceLanguages is a fantastic resource for learning this ancient, important and evolving language. You can improve your pronunciation by listening to the native speech and use the interactive learning methods to improve, test and sharpen your language skills.

Start with A few first words 1 and 2 followed by the numbers. Learning Welsh is different from other languages in the sense that every native Welsh speaker is bilingual - also speaking English. So, you are free to choose the areas that interest you most without worrying about communication problems when you are visiting Wales.

Learning more than one language

If you are learning more than one language with SurfaceLangauges, why not add Welsh as well?

Studying Welsh gives access to the oldest of the group of British languages including Breton, Cornish and Manx. It can be traced back to around the 6th century AD. The earliest surviving Welsh literature is poetry from this period by the poet Taliesin.

Not only is Welsh important historically but there is a flourishing literature, radio and television channels.

Welsh Pronunciation

Welsh words appear at first glance (especially in the form of place names) almost unreadable. It is in fact easier to read than English, once you have mastered the basics. The letters relate to the sounds (once you know a few rules). Even learning a few phrases and their pronunciation from this section will help.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/learnwelsh Interactive Welsh audio and video from the bbc.