Washington DC Welsh

Cymdeithas Dewi Sant

Next Steps:  building stronger reading & listening skills


NEW! Welsh Practice Group -- Meets first Saturday of every month, 10:30am-Noon.

Teaism at Penn Quarter, 400 8th St, NW., Washington DC. Nearest Metro station Archives-Navy Memorial (about a block away). 


Lingo Newydd

  • Every-other-month magazine for adult learners, with articles color-coded for difficulty level and with extra vocabulary on every page.  Easiest level assumes knowledge roughly equal to what you’d know after working through Cwrs Mynediad plus SSiW intro course.
  • Subscription price to US is about 20 gbp.  Subscription page: http://www.golwg360.com/cylchgronau-cwmni-golwg


Novels written for adult learners.  

Available from www.gwales.com.  Short novels with vocabulary at the bottom of the page.  Easiest starter book is E-ffrindiau, by Lois Arnold (starts at about same skill level as Lingo Newydd; gets a little harder as it goes).  Also recommended:  Nofelau Nawrseries; Cant y Cant, by R. Alun Charles (book of 100 factual essays of 100 words each, on varied topics).


Pigion:  Radio Cymru’s highlights podcast for advanced learners or fluent speakers.  (Free)


Golwg www.golwg360.com   (Free)

Online version of Golwg, a weekly Welsh-language magazine covering politics, culture, and arts.  Included here because the site is free and there’s lots to read there.  Not written for learners.


Upcoming Events

Thursday, Mar 22 All Day
Saturday, Apr 7 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, May 5 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, Jun 2 All Day