Funny Realization

That time when you have the same amount of people learning Welsh as the amount of people who actually speak it. :O

March 26, 2017


I'm not native to Wales, nor am I even from the UK, but Welsh is in my ancestry and my last name is Welsh, so I for one am learning as much Welsh as Duo will teach me just for fun. I would love to visit Wales someday and perhaps try out whatever I can learn with the locals. I'm also supplementing with the Teach Yourself book and CDs I found really cheap on amazon and also watching a bunch of YouTube videos. I've been having a lot of fun learning it and am very glad Duo had it as an option since I probably never would have thought to give it a try otherwise. It's actually been quite a breeze so far after a year of studying Russian, lol!

March 29, 2017

You should visit the area of Gwynedd if you want Welsh-speaking people about. Centre-north should also be decent for it. Avoid the very south and south east; very few speak it there.

March 31, 2017

Thanks for the tip! Yeah, I have heard before that few in the south speak Welsh well or at all.

April 1, 2017

A little caveat: just because someone signed up for a Duolingo Welsh account doesn't mean they're actively learning it....

March 27, 2017

True, but I still find it a bit funny :)

April 22, 2017


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