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LearnEnglish Professionals WALES AUDIOSCRIPT www.britishcouncil.org/professionals.htm © The British Council, 2007 The United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity. Listen to a talk given about the Welsh language. Optional activity: How much do you know about Welsh? Before you listen, try to answer the questions below, then listen and check your answers. Sentence A, B or C? 1. From which root did the Welsh word for Wales originate? (a) Germanic; (b) Spanish or (c) French. 2. How many people speak Welsh? (a) 1 million people; (b) half a million people; (c) less than a quarter of a million people inside Wales. 3. How many letters are there in the Welsh alphabet? (a) 26; (b) 24 or (c) 28 4. Compared to 15 years ago is the number of Welsh speakers (a) growing; (b) declining or (c) the same as it was? The language of Wales is Welsh – or – if we are going to be correct about this – Cymraeg. The word Cymraeg
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