A Language for Living Welsh is present in all types of communication here in Wales — from radio to road signs, from taxes to television and from lessons to lullabies — it’s a part of everyday life for people of all ages.
All public bodies in Wales must offer services in Welsh meaning many jobs ask for Welsh language skills.
It increases a sense of belonging, opening up another world of literature, history and culture.
“Learning Welsh has opened so many doors for me. It’s meant finding work, raising my children bilingually, making new friends and participating in school and community activities. I can enjoy everything that is going on.”
Alison Jones - originally from Scotland.
“Being able to speak Welsh with people is just lush. I have been able to understand the culture of Wales much better too, it’s opened up a whole new world for me.”
Joella Price - Learner of the year 2014