Monthly Archives: February 2013

The ALC Unconference

I have to admit I was a little sceptical about taking 3 days out of the office and travelling 5000 miles to something called an unconference. As a new CEO/business owner in the language industry, I am always looking for opportunities to develop my own knowledge and grow my company so threw caution t...
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Manx: A Language Reborn?

At its peak, the Manx language was spoken all across the Isle of Mann. However, by the 19th century, it was disappearing. Parents stopped speaking it to their children, believing that their offspring would have more opportunities if they spoke English. In fact, the island’s inhabitants began t...
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A Welsh Play in London

According to the 2011 UK Census, the number of Welsh speakers has fallen slightly since 2001, even in Wales itself. With that in mind, you might be forgiven for thinking that putting on a Welsh-language play in the middle of London would be a losing proposition. Aled Pedrick hopes to prove you wrong...
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