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Studying natural sciences bilingually
Studying natural sciences bilingually

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OK, but... is my Welsh good enough?

Not sure whether your Welsh is good enough to be able to study a science subject through the medium of Welsh at university? This can be a concern for some individuals for various reasons. Perhaps you don’t get many opportunities to use Welsh on a daily basis. Or you may feel comfortable using Welsh with friends or family, but less certain in academic situations. You may be worried about learning new scientific terminology at university. Don’t worry. Studying through the medium of Welsh is an opportunity in itself to build your confidence in using the language, through:

  • learning in small groups with students from a variety of linguistic backgrounds
  • guidance from tutors who are world-leading experts in their field
  • linguistic support, such as:
    • a.language skills courses
    • b.language proofing software on [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] your computer and online
    • c.terminology dictionaries on your phone and online.

Take a look at Zoology student Rhiannon's blog, about her experience and tips for studying a science subject through the medium of Welsh.