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Bledhen nowydh, ty nowydh’ (new year, new you!)  

There’s nothing like the dawn of a new year to start learning a new language. Here at Go Cornish, we have plenty of ways for beginners to get chatting in ‘Kernewek’ (Cornish).

 

DECKS BY MEMRISE 

Have fun while learning Cornish! Our Decks by Memrise platform makes language learning a game that anyone can pick up and play. It teaches you everyday words and phrases and reinforces them with fun quizzes.   

Start learning! 

https://decks.memrise.com/course/2162078/go-cornish-grade-1/  

 

FIND A CLASS 

All over Cornwall and the south west there are Cornish classes and conversation groups meeting in homes, cafes and pubs.  Organised into various abilities, they are they perfect way to learn the basics and have a good ol’ yarn in Cornish.  

Find a class near you 

https://gocornish.org/resource/find-a-class/  

 

MAGI ANN 

We have worked with the Magi Ann team in Wales to translate their pre-school app into Cornish, to help the next generation of Cornish speakers get off to a flying start. These 12 simple stories are perfect for nursery and family learning.   

You can download the app on Apple and Android. 

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/cornish-magi-ann-kernewek/id1402071440  

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sbectol.lyvrigowmagiann  

 

GO CORNISH PHRASE BOOKS  

We publish monthly ‘lyvrow lavarow’ (phrase books) on our Go Cornish website! Keep your eyes on our Facebook and Twitter pages for the latest addition.   

Phrase books 

https://gocornish.org/resource/phrase-books/  

 

WORD TANGO 

If you’re looking for a fun way to practice your ‘Kernewek’ and expand your vocabulary, why not try the new Word Tango app? The game shows words with missing letters. Letters can be dragged to the empty positions to complete the words. 

You can download the app on Apple and Android

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/word-tango-find-the-words/id1441751300 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.smilingcube.wordtango&hl=en_GB 

 

CORNISH DICTIONARY 

Finally, if you’re looking to find the odd word or phrase in Cornish, check out the Cornish Dictionary by the Akademi Kernewek.  

Cornish dictionary 

https://www.cornishdictionary.org.uk/  

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