APPS An increasing number of Apps for Smart phones and Apple platforms are available. (See http://cymraeg.gov.wales/apps?tab=apps&lang=en)
We use in class the North Wales version of the WJEC’s Cwrs Mynediad for beginners and, since June 2015, an Ap version of this is available free and for nothing: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/learn-cymraeg-gogledd-mynediad/id925122397?mt=8
Say Something in Welsh (available via computer and Ap)
This is both popular and successful in helping people speak Welsh and is well worth trying out. The first 26 lesson downloads are free.
S4C (The Welsh TV Channel)
Both Bore Da and Dal Ati http://www.s4c.co.uk/cy/adloniant/dal-ati/
are specifically for learners and broadcast Sunday a.m. 10.30 – 12.30 and streamable for 35 days afterwards from http://www.s4c.co.uk/clic/e_index.shtml .
It’s still worth looking at the website of Hwb the previous S4C series for learners http://hwb.s4c.co.uk/ and on YouTube,
Almost all S4C programmes are available with English subtitles. Programme schedules are listed here http://www.s4c.cymru/c_listings.shtml
View them live via satellite or cable, or for 35 days after via your computer at http://www.s4c.co.uk/clic/e_index.shtml
or, for just 7 days after and without subtitles, through BBC iPlayer on your TV
BBC for Welsh learners
Bitesize Revision goes from Beginner Level = first 4 units of Mynediad:
to short clips/podcasts for children 11-16 to listen to:
to clips for adults with vocabulary and notes in English
to clips without notes (but often English summary)
NOTE: the BBC is gradually shedding some of its older material (though leaving links to it on their website), but the above all existed at 14/10/14.
Portmanteau site which includes the following free material:
sound clips for learning and practising simple Welsh
CLWB MALU CACHU
Stories, games, handy vocabulary sheets, blogs – and you can join in. (in English or Welsh) http://clwbmalucachu.co.uk/