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This quantity analyses and discusses numerous points of bilingualism from a global viewpoint. the themes coated contain the connection of bilingualism and intelligence, the social and geographical bases of bilingualism, acculturation, and lexical improvement. however it is the sector of bilingual schooling which gives the most niche with papers on institution structures in Wales, Australia and Nigeria: the discussions right here study linguistic points of curricular layout, language educating method, and overview.

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French became the language of the court and the nobility, and all those who aspired to high social status had to learn French. It would seem that in the thirteenth century many of the population must have been bilingual, and, during the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, there was a large accession of French words, some of which can be traced to the northern dialect, the speech of Normandy and Picardy, others to the speech of central France. Many of the learned words borrowed from French had been taken from Latin, and these served as a pattern after which Latin words could be Anglicized directly from Latin, especially during the period of the Renaissance.

Canys mawr fu'r galar drwy Gymru gyfan. Jac L. pennaeth Mawr fu'r galar yn arbennig yma yn ei Geredigion annwyl hoff, ac nid lleiaf ymhlith ei fyfyrwyr yn y Coleg ger y Lli, oherwydd gorchwyl trist i nifer ohonynt yn yr Adran Addysg, drannoeth marwolaeth eu hathro, oedd ateb y papur arholiad a osodwyd ganddo ar Astudiaethau Dwyieithog, sef y cwrs y bu'n ei ddysgu'n ffyddlon ddi-fwlch ers blynyddoedd er yr holl alwadau arno. Gwyddent mai mud bellach y llais a draddodai iddynt yn wythnosolreolaidd, a dall y llygaid pefriog dan aeliau duon a ddylai fod yn darllen eu cynigion.

Ymfalchïai ei fod yn bwyllgorddyn prysur. Bu sôn ei fod yn aelod o ryw hanner cant adeg ei farwolaeth. Hawdd credu hynny gan iddo roi'r pwys mwyaf ar waith pwyllgor. Pwysai arnom, yn arbennig y Cymry ar ei staff, i fod ar bwyllgorau, a gorau oll os oeddynt yn penderfynu polisïau cenedlaethol ynglyn* â'r Gymraeg. Ar ei awgrym ef y deuthum yn arholwr Cymraeg i'r Cydbwyllgor gan wasanaethu, yn y man, ar wahanol bwyllgorau yn ymwneud â dysgu'r iaith. Rhoddwyd dimensiwn newydd i'm gwaith gan y < previous page page_19 next page > < previous page page_20 next page > Page 20 profiadau hyn na fyddwn, efallai, wedi manteisio arnynt heb ei gyngor.

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