Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl

Welsh

Mrs A Lloyd (Second in MFL/Welsh)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: COVID-19

WEB RESOURCES

Quizlet Live whole year group games:
These will take place every week and we will give you notice on your Google Classroom page of what you will need to learn and when the game will take place. The code for each session will be posted 5 minutes before each game is due to start. Games will last 20-30 minutes.

KS3: YEARS 7-9

Welsh Second Language apps + games – all can be found in the app store:

  • ap geiriaduron (dictionary)
  • Aur am air (to practise spelling)
  • Ap Cywirdeb Iaith (to practise grammar)
  • Amser (to practise times)
  • Sillafu Ail iaith (to practise spelling)
  • Brawddegau ail iaith (language games)
  • Ap Anagramau ail iaith (anagrams)
  • Guto Nyth Brân (language game)
  • Wyddor Gymraeg-ABC Welsh alphabet (Y7 and pupils who have not studied Welsh in primary school)

KS4: YEARS 10-11

Welsh Second Language apps + games – all can be found in the app store:

  • ap geiriaduron (dictionary)
  • Ap Cywirdeb Iaith (to practise grammar)
  • Amser (to practise times)
  • Sillafu Ail iaith (to practise spelling)
  • Brawddegau ail iaith (language games)
  • Ap Anagramau ail iaith (anagrams)

From time to time we have pupils joining us from schools that do not study Welsh. The following document may be used to help prepare for Welsh lessons here at Porthcawl.

Click here to download a booklet to Support Pupils who have not studied Welsh Language before.

Throughout each unit of work pupils will receive regular homework, including core homework. Pupils will be assessed at the end of each unit of work in the following skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening.

For up to date information on KS4 and 5 courses, please see the Options Booklets

  • Key Stage 3

    Year 7

    September – October half term

    Fi – talking about myself, personal details and opinions.

    October – February half term

    Ein Byd – looking at the Welsh language and Patagonia.

    February – May half term

    School – lessons, opinions, teachers, uniform, school dinners, trips, clubs.

    May half term onwards

    DCF project on the topic of school.


    Year 8

    September – October half term

    Sports – Names of sports, details, where? when? with whom? teams, favourite teams and players, past tense.

    October – February half term

    Shopping and fashion – key vocabulary, favourite/least favourite shops, opinions with extended reasons, last weekend, next weekend.

    February – May half term

    Wales – what Wales means to us, sports, music, celebrations and events, organisations in Wales.

    May half term onwards

    DCF project – create a magazine.


    Year 9

    September – October half term

    Mobile phones and technology – key vocabulary, opinions, reasons, past tense, conditional tense, details, when? where? with whom?

    October – February half term

    Holidays – opinions, past tense, where? when? with whom? weather? What did you do? Describe hotel/villa, compare countries.

    February – May half term

    Area – Places in area, opinions, places for young people, how to improve area, Welsh in local area, past tense.

    May half term onwards

    Arwyr – Welsh heroes, third person, descriptions.

     

     

    Ways in which parents can help:

    1. Check planner regularly to ensure homework is completed.
    2. Assist with homework.
    3. Assist in revision for assessments.
    4. Encourage extended reading/use of the library.
    5. Encourage pupils to use Hwb+ and resources.
    6. Help pupils to learn key vocabulary and sentence patterns.
    7. Encourage pupils to copy up work following an absence.

    Useful websites:

    Useful books/magazines/publications:

    1. Dictionaries
    2. Relevant Welsh books/magazines in library
    3. Recipe books

    Useful apps:

    1. Ap Geiriaduron
    2. Guto Nyth Brân
    3. Dreigiau Dinas Emrys
    4. Start Welsh
    5. LearnBots Welsh
    6. Duolingo
    7. Gêm Anagramau Ail Iaith
    8. Gêm Sillafu Ail Iaith
    9. Gêm Brawddegau Ail Iaith

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