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Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
Celtic Languages by Chris Hall
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  • 1. C L eltic anguages
  • 2. Two thousand years ago Celtic languages were spoken across much of Europe.
  • 3. But that was before the arrival of . . .
  • 4. And reduced the number of speakers from millions, spread across a continent
  • 5. Celtic Branch Indo-European
  • 6. Celtic Branch 2 Groups Brittanic Gaulish 6 Languages Scottish Gaelic (Scotland) Irish Gaelic (Ireland) Manx (Isle of Man) Welsh (Wales) Cornish (Cornwall) Breton (Bretagne)
  • 7. Brtittanic group Gaulish group Celtic today…
  • 8. Irish Gaelic Speakers
  • 9. In the UK, the Welsh language has not been as lucky as Irish… Various historical and cultural societies have protected it, taught it, and yet… preserved it
  • 10. Ability to speak Welsh The gradual disappearance of Welsh mirrors that of other Celtic
  • 11. Welsh monolinguality And as a first language, Welsh is even rarer still.
  • 12. 1777 .
  • 13. Celtic speakers are a proud and determined people. They have an ancient heritage and a strong sense of place.
  • 14. Their places that remain.
  • 15. Far edges. Shaded corners of northwest Europe.
  • 16. Breton Brittany (Bretagne), France
  • 17. Cornish Cornwall, United Kingdom
  • 18. Manx Isle of Man, United Kingdom
  • 19. Irish Gaelic Republic of Ireland
  • 20. Welsh Wales, United Kingdom
  • 21. Scotch Gaelic Scotland, United Kingdom
  • 22. Six Places Six Languages Ireland Scotland Wales Cornwall Isle of Man Bretagne . Irish Gaelic Scotch Gaelic Welsh Cornish Manx Breton .
  • 23. One Problem Death is just around the corner.

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