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Understanding language and learning free course icon Level

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Understanding language and learning

Learning is understood broadly as any kind of activity, whether in a formal or informal context, that enhances an individual’s knowledge or skills in one way or another. The relationship between language and learning is approached in three ways: learning a language, learning about language and learning through language. This free course, Understanding language and learning, explains and illustrates the different relationships between language and learning, and these are illustrated through videos, activities and other examples.

Free course
10 hrs
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Language in the real world free course icon Level

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Language in the real world

This free course, Language in the real world, explains and illustrates why a knowledge about how language works (i.e. ‘linguistics’) is helpful – some might say essential – for different aspects of our everyday lives. It provides an introduction to ideas around what language is and to the field of Applied Linguistics, which is dedicated to exploring and addressing situations where language plays a crucial role.

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6 hrs
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Croeso: Beginners' Welsh free course icon Level

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Croeso: Beginners' Welsh

This free course, Croeso: Beginners' Welsh, is taken from Croeso, a beginners' language module that concentrates on Welsh as a tool for communication, but it also provides some insights into Welsh societies and cultures through printed and audio materials. It will be of interest to all those who want to improve their language skills in order to communicate more easily and effectively in Welsh. The course focuses on basic greetings and introductions, numbers and days of the week. By the end of the course you will have gained confidence in communicating in Welsh, and you will be able to understand language used by speakers from different areas of Wales. You will develop the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in Welsh.

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4 hrs
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Datblygu strategaethau astudio effeithiol free course icon Level

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Datblygu strategaethau astudio effeithiol

Gall dod i wybod sut rydych yn dysgu eich helpu i ddatblygu technegau astudio sy'n gweddu i'ch anghenion a'r dasg dan sylw. Bydd gwella eich strategaethau astudio yn arbed amser i chi, yn ysgafnhau eich baich gwaith ac yn helpu i wella ansawdd eich gwaith. Yn yr uned hon byddwch yn dysgu technegau ac yn datblygu sgiliau a fydd yn eich helpu gyda'ch astudiaethau.

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10 hrs
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Languages at Work

All of us in our working lives increasingly need to work with people from other cultures or those whose native language is foreign, or we may have to go to another country and work as a foreigner ourselves. This free course, Languages at work, is about how to understand differences in culture and how to make the most of existing language skills. It is aimed at all adult learners, whether in FE or in the workplace. The sections are independent, and can be studied in any order and any combination. They are linked to NVQ assessments at Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2.

Free course
6 hrs
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Cànan nan Gàidheal

’S e dùthaich ioma-chànanach a tha ann an Alba an-diugh. Tha a’ Ghàidhlig, Albais agus Beurla, còmhla ri cànain Eòrpach agus eile a tha nise san dùthaich, uile a’ toirt buaidh air mar a tha sluagh Alba a’ bruidhinn ri chèile agus ris a’ chòrr dhen t-saoghal. Chaidh an t-aonad seo - a tha ri fhaotainn an Gàidhlig agus am Beurla - a chruthachadh le misneachadh bho Bhòrd na Gàidhlig agus le taic bhon a’ BhBC. Tha e na ghoireas do dhuine sam bith aig a bheil ùidh phearsanta no phroifeiseanta ann a bhith a’ cur ris an eòlas agus an tuigse a tha aca air eachdraidh agus buaidh na Gàidhlig agus cultar nan Gàidheal air Alba. Is mathaid gum bi pàirt dheth na iongnadh, pàirt na dhùbhlan. Tha beachdan agus ceangalan ann a threòraicheas neach gu tuilleadh fiosrachaidh. Do chuid, ’s dòcha gum bi seo na thoiseach tòiseachaidh air cànan a tha bunaiteach a thaobh dearbh-aithne nàiseanta na h-Alba ionnsachadh.

Free course
15 hrs
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Gaelic in modern Scotland free course icon Level

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Gaelic in modern Scotland

Modern Scotland is a multi-lingual country. Gaelic, Scots and English, along with newer introductions from Europe and beyond, all influence the way Scotland's people now speak to each other and to the rest of the world. Created with the positive encouragement of Bòrd na Gàidhlig and with support from BBC Alba, this free course, Gaelic in modern Scotland, is available in both Gaelic and English. The course has been designed to provide a resource for people with a personal or professional interest in increasing their knowledge and understanding of the development and impact of Scottish Gaelic and its culture. It aims to surprise and challenge where necessary; to provide links and ideas for further research; and, for some, to kick-start a journey into learning a language which is integral to Scotland's national identity.

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15 hrs
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Exploring the English language

How has the English language changed over the course of the last 500 years? What are the social and political contexts that have affected how these changes have come about? This free course, Exploring the English language, will consider the development of the English language from the 15th to the 19th century.

Free course
9 hrs
Discovering Wales and Welsh: first steps free course icon Level

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Discovering Wales and Welsh: first steps

This free course, Discovering Wales and Welsh, introduces you to who the Welsh people are via a brief look at history and two significant figures, Owain Glyndŵr and Llywelyn the Last. You will also learn the basics of Welsh pronunciation and how to greet people in Welsh.

Free course
4 hrs
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Advanced German: Language, culture and history free course icon Level

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Advanced German: Language, culture and history

If you already have a good working knowledge of the German language, this free course, Advanced German: Language, culture and history, will help to improve your language skills, knowledge of German-speaking societies and intercultural competence. It will also develop your critical and analytical skills as you study the geography and dialects of the regions of Germany.

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12 hrs
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Darllen a gwneud nodiadau (Reading and taking notes) free course icon Level

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Darllen a gwneud nodiadau (Reading and taking notes)

Mae darllen, gwrando a meddwl fel rhan o'ch astudiaeth yn aml yn mynd law yn llaw â gwneud nodiadau o ryw fath. Fe welwch fod sawl ffordd wahanol o ddarllen a sawl ffordd wahanol o wneud nodyn o rywbeth. Yn dibynnu ar eich sefyllfa, efallai y byddwch yn darllen yn fwy neu'n llai am rywbeth, neu efallai y byddwch yn canolbwyntio ar un adran benodol o lyfr. Efallai y byddwch yn gwneud nodiadau helaeth, yn nodi ond rhai geiriau yn unig, yn gwneud diagramau neu efallai na fyddwch yn gwneud nodiadau o gwbl. Yn yr uned hon byddwch yn cael arweiniad ar ba dechnegau i'w defnyddio a phryd i'w defnyddio.

Free course
10 hrs
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