Free course

Discovering Wales and Welsh: first steps

Free statement of participation on completion

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.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • understand the origins and early developments of the Welsh people
  • understand how an early Welsh identity was shaped
  • understand what part Owain Glyndŵr and Llywelyn the Last played in shaping Welsh identity
  • pronounce the basic sounds of Welsh
  • greet people in Welsh.