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The '5 Minutes' Test - week 6 **Going PINK** 💮 (Badges Awarded Mondays)


Can you look at this list of words/structures and say - out loud - a sentence for each of them?

In less than 5 minutes?

If you can, please post in here to say ‘Done it!’ so that we can shower you with praise and recognition…:wink:

If you can’t yet, it would be a GREAT idea for you to do a five minute speaking session (it doesn’t have to be in public!) every day - ideally at the same time every day, so that it becomes a habit - until you CAN get something out for all of them inside 5 minutes.

And when you CAN - come and let us know… :slight_smile: :slight_smile: :star: :star2:

  • I want to
  • I’m going to
  • I can’t
  • I need
  • What
  • But
  • I wanted
  • I’ve just started
  • I’ve forgotten
  • I was trying
  • That I need
  • I must
  • I’d like to

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Done it - can I have my seren aur, please?
I used “dw i’n gorfod” instead of “mae’n rhaid i fi” for “I must”. I’ve never been sure of when to use which.


Done it.


Done. :panda_face:


Done it. Can I have praise now?



All, except ‘that I need’ as I must have missed that lesson, sigh!


wedi gwneud!


You certainly can. Da iawn ti. :slight_smile:

@peterallen - it’s a good one to add to the collection - ‘bo fi angen’ - a very flexible and useful little structure there… :slight_smile:

Everyone who can rattle those off in less than 5 minutes is

a) a qualified SSiW 5 Minuter


b) absolutely read to be having their first conversational interactions in Welsh… :slight_smile:


Fi wedi gwneud. Done.


Done it. Can I have praise now?

As long as you didn’t use “mynd i’r dafarn” in (nearly) ever sentence like wot I did. :laughing:


Done it :slight_smile:


Well, I used “yfed gwin” in most of my sentences.


Did it in well under five minutes, aided by a glass of gwin coch.


Done! :relaxed:






Done! A lot of them included Christmas food shopping, which I hate.




Awesome sauce :sunny: Well done everyone!

I wonder if there is some way for us to tag people in the forum software to show that they have passed the 5 minute test - @tatjana, what do you reckon? :slight_smile:


Done :slight_smile: