An amusing list of the most current colloquial words has been included in the August addition to the online version of the Oxford English Dictionary. They are words that have been gathered by a system of online sourcing and by the Reading Programme, with the aim of finding fashionable new words and monitoring changing trends […]

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‘Je t’aime’ or ‘Ich Liebe Dich’ – which is the nicer of the two? There are thousands of different perceptions surrounding languages, and debates that arise when narrowing down the qualities that determine a language as attractive. It is generally understood that the romance languages (e.g. French, Spanish, Italian) would rank highest. However, no direct […]

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Plans to open new Welsh Language Centres and Spaces with £1.25m of government funding were announced yesterday. During the 2014 National Eisteddfod, First Minister Carwyn Jones said that the move aims to promote the use of Welsh as part of the ‘Moving Forward’ campaign, part of the Welsh Government’s final policy statement on the Welsh […]

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Cardiff-born football star, Gareth Bale, the most expensive footballer in history, will be returning to his hometown for the 2014 UEFA Super Cup on 12 August. He will be performing for the Champions League winners, Real Madrid, who will be up against the winners of the Europa Cup, Sevilla FC, as Cardiff City Stadium play […]

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Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, a Welsh theatre company, is launching an app that will translate key elements of a performance into English for the benefit of the audience. The app has been designed to enable smartphone users who do not speak Welsh to follow key elements of the production, thus ultimately widening their spectrum of patrons. […]

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