Languages of the United Kingdom
The de facto official language of the United Kingdom is English, which is spoken by 98% of the UK population. The Welsh language is also an official language in Wales, the only de jure official langua...
Languages of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Teaching English with new gender pronouns
Teaching English with new gender pronouns is a little more complicated. What's your preferred pronoun? Let us know in the comments!
Connor Morgan MYP for Mid-Ulster speaks in the House of Commons
Connor Morgan, the MYP for Mid-Ulster became the first person in history to speak Irish at the despatch box on the 29th of October 2010. He opposed the motion in the debate on Univeristy Tuition fees
Welsh language
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg, pronounced [kəmˈrɑːɨɡ, ə ɡəmˈrɑːɨɡ]) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages spoken natively in Wales, by some along the Welsh border in England, and i...
Welsh language - Wikipedia
Languages of Scotland
The languages of Scotland are the languages spoken or once spoken in Scotland. The numerous languages spoken in Scotland during its recorded linguistic history fall into either the Germanic or Celtic ...
Languages of Scotland - Wikipedia
Cornish language
Cornish (Kernowek or Kernewek) is a Southwestern Brittonic Celtic language historically spoken by the Cornish people. The language has undergone a revival in recent decades and is widely considered to...
Cornish language - Wikipedia
British Sign Language
British Sign Language (BSL) is the sign language used in the United Kingdom (UK), and is the first or preferred language of some deaf people in the UK; there are 125,000 deaf adults in the UK who use...
British Sign Language - Wikipedia
Anglic languages
The English languages (also called the Anglic languages or Insular Germanic languages) are a group of linguistic varieties including Old English and the languages descended from it. These include Midd...
Insular Celtic languages
Insular Celtic languages are those Celtic languages that originated in the British Isles, in contrast to the Continental Celtic languages of mainland Europe and Anatolia. All surviving Celtic language...
Settlement of the British Isles
The British Isles have experienced a long history of migration from across Europe. The ancient migrations have mainly come via two routes: along the Atlantic coast and from Germany–Scandinavia. The ma...
Irish language
Irish (Gaeilge), sometimes referred to as Irish Gaelic or just Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European languages family, originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people....
Irish language - Wikipedia
Scots language
Scots is the Germanic language variety spoken in Lowland Scotland and parts of Ulster (where the local dialect is known as Ulster Scots). It is sometimes called Lowland Scots to distinguish it from S...
Scots language - Wikipedia
British English
British English is the English language as spoken and written in the United Kingdom or, more broadly, throughout the British Isles. Slight regional variations exist in formal, written English in the U...
Norman language
Norman (Nourmaund, French: Normand, Guernésiais: Normand, Jèrriais: Nouormand) is a Romance language which can be classified as one of the Oïl languages along with Picard and Walloon. The name Nor...
Norman language - Wikipedia
Languages of Wales
The two official languages of Wales are Welsh and English. Under Welsh law, Welsh and English have equal status.
English is widely used throughout the country and is the native language of most pe...
Languages of Wales - Wikipedia
Joret line
The Joret line (French ligne Joret) is an isogloss used in the linguistics of the langues d'oïl. Dialects north of the line have preserved Vulgar Latin /k/ and /ɡ/ before /a/; dialects south of the li...
Joret line - Wikipedia
History of English
English is a West Germanic language that originated from the Anglo-Frisian dialects and was brought to Britain by Germanic invaders or settlers from what is now called north west Germany and the Nethe...
Survey of Anglo-Welsh Dialects
The Survey of Anglo-Welsh Dialects (SAWD) was commenced in 1968 under the direction of David Parry of University College, Swansea. The aim was to record the "conservative forms" of Welsh English spoke...
Janner
Janner is an English regional nickname associated with people from Plymouth both as a noun and as an adjective for the local accent and colloquialisms. In 1987 Cyril Tawney, in his book Grey Funnel Li...
Shropshire Languages Society
Shropshire Languages Society (sometimes also known as Shropshire Languages, Shrop Langs or SLS) is an organisation based mainly in Shrewsbury which provides specialist adivce and support for educatio...
Landsker Line
The Landsker Line is a term commonly used for the language boundary between the Welsh-speaking and English-speaking areas in southwest Wales. The English-speaking areas, located on the south of the La...
Landsker Line - Wikipedia
Irish grammar
This article discusses the grammar of the Irish language.The morphology of Irish is in some respects typical of an Indo-European language. Nouns are declined for number and case, and verbs for person ...
Shelta
Shelta /ˈʃɛltə/ is a language spoken by Irish Travellers, particularly in Ireland, but also parts of Great Britain. It is widely known as the Cant, to its native speakers in Ireland as Gammon and to t...
Irish language in Britain
The Irish language originated in Ireland and was historically the dominant language of the Irish people. They took it with them to a number of other countries. In Scotland and the Isle of Man it gave ...
Colloquial Welsh morphology
The morphology of the Welsh language has many characteristics likely to be unfamiliar to speakers of English or continental European languages like French or German, but has much in common with the ot...
Colloquial Welsh morphology - Wikipedia
Jèrriais literature
Jèrriais literature is literature in Jèrriais, the Norman dialect of Jersey in the Channel Islands.The literary tradition in Jersey is traced back to Wace, the 12th century Jersey-born poet, although ...
Jèrriais literature - Wikipedia
British slang
British slang is English language slang used and originating in the United Kingdom and also used to a limited extent in Anglophone countries such as the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United S...
Norfolk dialect
The Norfolk dialect, also known as Broad Norfolk, is a dialect that was once, and to a great extent still is, spoken by those living in the county of Norfolk in England. It employs distinctively uniqu...