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Archives for September 2018 | Macgeoffster's Blog

Fluent Forever

Language Articles 1

I'm always collecting articles from the internet connected with Gaelic, language learning, and related topics. Here are a few new ones and some old ones as well. Over time, I hope to create a mini database for my students that they can draw from.

Many times there is anti-Gaelic commentary in the media. Don't forget to play Anti-Gaelic Bingo in those occasions.

I'll just mention that I have a collection on paper.li which is usually auto-generated from sources I like.

(2018) Everyone has an accent (New York Times)
(2018) Behemoth, bully, thief: how the English language is taking over the planet (The Guardian)
(2017) Opinion: The media's attacks on the Welsh language are a product of insecurity and intolerance (nation.cymru)
(2015) Video: What does the world lose when a language dies (PBS NewsHour)
(2015) English is not normal (Aeon)
(2015) Teachers to ditch English and use Gaelic only in six Western Isles schools (The Press and Journal)
(2015) Ag ithe a-muigh ann a Bhancùbhar (The Scotsman)
(2015) How the language you speak changes your view of the world (The Independent)
(2013) In the trenches of a language war (Irish) (The Economist)
(2011) Bretons fight to save language from extinction (CNN)

The return of the blog

I'm restarting a blog to better organize the interesting bits of Gaelic, history, travel, and life than how social media does. Read More…