Bilingual Episode: Meet My Language Teacher Dafydd (Fearlessly Speaking Welsh)
October 18th, 2021
58 mins 33 secs
About this Episode
"I never drop anything entirely. It's always still there in the background."
In today's episode, I have brought on my very own language teacher! Dafydd Morse is a Welsh-Maths-Baking-Everything tutor and learning enthusiast from Wales.
We'll chat about
- Dafydd's own background growing up bilingually in Wales
- Why it's important to Dafydd to pass on the Welsh language to his own children
- Daf's love of learning and the one language he tried that didn't work out at all
- What types of Welsh learners there are, and how you can become successful as a learner of any language
You've been asking for a bilingual Welsh episode, and finally here it is!
I took the opportunity to ask Dafydd a few questions in Welsh in this episode. You will hear him reply in Welsh and conduct the conversation like that for a few minutes. I summarize in English afterwards. If you are not a Welsh learner, don't worry as we'll always switch back to English.
Here I always like to remember what the late Ron Gullekson from Language Surfer told me: "in a new language, I like to get uncomfortable as early as possible." So enjoy the challenge and enjoy the practice!
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Thank you to Popi for this episode introduction.
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- Dafydd Morse - YouTube
- The untranslatable word that connects Wales - BBC Travel
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- Learn Welsh online with Dafydd on italki
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