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On this website you can now listen to more than
450 PODCAST ARTICLES
by Nicholas Williams
Each one accompanied by the full written text
Traditional Cornish, crystal-clear pronunciation
Professor Williams is one of the foremost teachers of the Cornish language
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ON-LINE CLASSES FROM SEPTEMBER 2024
Beginners (CEFR A1) and Waystage (CEFR A2)
Subject to sufficient demand
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THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT
Beatrix Potter
First Chapters of the Classics
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CARA KERNOWEK 1
There has long been free on-line access to a conversational dictionary
Now you have free on-line access to a beginners coursebook as well
The coursebook may also be downloaded in pdf format
With on-line model answers for the exercises so you can check your own work
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INTERNATIONAL PHONETIC ALPHABET
Entire vocabulary of Cara Kernowek 1 now available in IPA spellings
Plus reference guide summarizing effect of Prosodic Shift on pure vowels
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CARA KERNOWEK 2
Now you also have free on-line access to a follow-up coursebook
For those progressing to
Common European Framework Level A2
The coursebook may also be downloaded in pdf format
With on-line model answers for the exercises so you can check your own work
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CARA KERNOWEK 3
Public beta version
Model answers coming soon
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EXAMINATIONS IN JUNE 2024
Specification, deadlines
Subject to sufficient demand
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KESCOWS NEBES MOY
Cornish for Everyday Life
Supplementary to Gerlyver Kescows
On-line second edition now as far as Section 18-J Animals: Fish etc
More than 5,000 classified entries including
500 terms relating to Health
1,000 terms for Clothing and Food
300 terms for Sailing and Seafaring
800 terms relating to Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
Names for all British birds
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WORD BUILDING
Appendix to Kescows Nebes Moy Second Edition
How to employ compounding and affixation
Compound words and prefixes; suffixes still to be added
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DESKY KERNOWEK SUPPORT GROUP
Catalogue of Cornish Sounds (updated)
Indirect Statement Constructions (updated)
Coordinating Conjunctions
Subordinating Conjunctions
Prepositions in lieu of Subordinating Conjunctions
Cornish 'Na'
Grammar for Asking Questions
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THE WISE MEN
Translated by Wella Rowe (Wella Kerew)
Material from seminar on 4 January 2024
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THE GRAND BABYLON HOTEL
Arnold Bennett
First Chapters of the Classics
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TONGUE TWISTERS
Janice Lobb
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EVERYDAY CONVERSATIONAL PHRASES
now in more colloquial register
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THE PROPHET
Kahlil Gibran
First Chapters of the Classics
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TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY IN THE CEVENNES
Robert Louis Stevenson
First Chapters of the Classics
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THE CORAL ISLAND
R.M. Ballantyne
First Chapters of the Classics
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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
John Bunyan
Christian Sets Out on His Journey
(First Chapters of the Classics)
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MOONFLEET
John Meade Falkner
First Chapters of the Classics
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There are now twenty
FIRST CHAPTERS OF THE CLASSICS
to read in Cornish on this website
All with comprehensive glossary supplementing on-line
GERLYVER KESCOWS
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THE PRINCIPLES OF NEWSPEAK
from the Appendix to
NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR
George Orwell
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THE SIGNALMAN
Short story by Charles Dickens
First instalment of Cornish translation
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PASSYON AGAN ARLÙTH
In Standard Cornish spelling
Loyal to the poetics of the original
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ORIGO MUNDI
In Standard Cornish spelling
Now re-edited as far as line 100
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PASSIO CHRISTI
In Standard Cornish spelling
First 1850 lines
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Find direct links on this website
to every weekly Cornish language radio show
produced by
Matthi ab Dewi
in the past 12 months
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Altogether there are over 50 different works of literature
to read in Cornish on-line on this website
including a whole novel
An Nawnjek Stap warn Ugans
(John Buchan's The Thirty-nine Steps)
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