So I finally have a Welsh speaker to talk to pretty much any time I want, which is great! But what we’ve found is that it’s hard to have a conversation because
- my vocabulary is limited (I’m on SSiW Level 2 challenge 5, and 414 days of duolingo)
- she speaks with an accent I’m really unfamiliar with, and with patterns that are different than I’ve learned in SSiW or Duolingo
- It takes me a bit to figure out what I do know of what she’s said and she’s apt to jump in and translate for me, which cuts me off mid-thought
I have thought that perhaps we could read some of the basic Welsh books I have to work on my cadence and pronunciation, and I want to figure out a way to get the conversation going back and forth that’s good practice.
Would appreciate any suggestions!