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 Y Gwastraff Cywir, Y Ffordd Gywir, Y Diwrnod Cywir

 Rhowch eich gwastraff allan mewn cynhwysydd addas erbyn
 08:00 ar ddiwrnod eich casgliad yn unig.
 Mae hyn yn helpu arbed arian, yr amgylchedd
 ac yn cadw Ceredigion yn daclus!   Shw’mae Su’mae By

       Medi James
 Right Waste, Right Way, Right Day

 Please present your waste in a suitable container by
 08:00 only on collection day.

 This helps save money, the environment and keep   y mother, a Welsh   2020 approaches I will be offering a   to try and decipher what people are
                     Liverpudlian,   course of  very basic Welsh evening   saying, to encourage  people to  tune-in
 Ceredigion clean!   always hated my   classes for 5 weeks during October/  and listen to sounds that are familiar
                     use of ‘Hyia’ as   November this year in Aberystwyth.   and yet strange to them. Encouraging
                     a term to greet   There will be a cost for these classes   confidence in trying out a bit of Welsh.
       Mfriends on the              to raise money for the Aberystwyth   Listening is essential in begining to   streets of our native Pwllheli. To her it   area appeal target with the room and   understand, copy and memorise the
       was a common 60’s term for the slang
                                    materials being given free.
                                                                sound that languages make. We all know
                                     Essentially the weekly hour and a half
 01545 572 572   that we teenagers used to greet each   class will cover basic pronounciation of   how we lack confidence as adults in
                                                                trying out a new language.  Everything
         The current simple greeting   Welsh words, sounds, and phrases. How   will be taken slowly, no pressure on
       encouraged by speakers and learners   to attempt to read Welsh phonetically   learning vocabulary and being put under
       of Welsh of all ages is  Shw’mae (South   and basic phrases to help you whilst   pressure to perform.
       Wales) Su’mae (North Wales). It’s a   attending the Eisteddfod.  We’ll listen   If you do intend visiting Tregaron for
 SWYDDI  basic greeting which really only needs a   and watch short excerpts  of Welsh   the Eisteddfod from 1 – 8 August next
                                    radio and television  programmes; share
       Shw’mae back. And for you reading this
                                                                year the Visitors Centre is there to help
                                    information  on the current music and
       article it could be a start and an opening
                                                                if you need support or explanations. A
 JOBS  to, very often, a parallel universe going   literary scene in Wales and generally   simple approach in Welsh, learnt on this
       on around you.
                                    what to expect when attending the
                                                                course will boost your confidence.  If
         As the Ceredigion National Eisteddfod  Eisteddfod. This will be an opportunity
                                                                its your first visit to the Eisteddfod field
                                                                then help will be on hand to point you
                                                                in the right direction for your specific
 > Lle gwych i   > A great place                                area of interest. Possibly the live music
     fyw a gweithio     to live and work                        performance stage, the folk music tent
 General adverts from £50                                       ‘Ty Gwerin’, the Science and Technology
 available in The EGO® - e-mail                                 village , the Childrens’ village or the
 contact@aberystwythego.                                        Visual Arts gallery. There are many
                                                                workshops for children and adults in for further details.                                     the Drama village or if your interest is
                                                                in the spectacular Gorsedd ceremonies
                                                                and competitions in the pavilion there is
                                                                translation on hand.
                                                                   For more information please
                                                                   contact me on 07855491022 or                                  

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