Colloquial Welsh provides a step-by-step course in Welsh as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Welsh in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Key features include:

• progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

• structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar

• an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises

• realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios

• useful vocabulary lists throughout the text

• additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries

Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Welsh will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Welsh.

Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

chapter 1a|5 pages

Cwrdd â Phobol

Meeting People

chapter 1b|8 pages

Enwi Pobol a Pethau

Naming People and Things

chapter 2a|5 pages

Dod I Nabod Pobol

Getting to Know People

chapter 2b|9 pages

Dw I Ddim Yn Deall

I Don't Understand

chapter 3|15 pages

Mynd Allan

Going Out

chapter 4|16 pages

Ellwch Chi Ddangos I Mi …?

Can You Show Me …?

chapter 5|15 pages

Holi'r Ffordd

Asking the Way

chapter 6|15 pages



chapter 7|17 pages

Y Tywydd

The Weather

chapter 8|17 pages

Gwneud Trefniadau

Making Arrangements

chapter 9|19 pages

Be' Ddigwyddodd?

What Happened?

chapter 10|17 pages

Awgrymu Pethau

Making Suggestions

chapter 11|21 pages

Beth Wyt Ti'n Feddwl?

What do you Think?

chapter 12|18 pages

Clywed y newyddion

Hearing the News

chapter 13|14 pages

Dyma'r Penawdau Diweddara

Here are the Latest Headlines

chapter 14|18 pages

Tasai'ch Brawd Fan'ma …

If Your Brother Were Here …

chapter 15|18 pages

Cefn Gwlad

The Countryside

chapter 16|11 pages

Cymraeg Ysgrifenedig A'r Cyfryngau

Written Welsh and the Media