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Some Sex and a Hill: or How to Learn Welsh in 3 Easy Pints

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"Read the first bit, pissed myself laughing, bought it, now hooked."

Ingi Birchell Hughes, @1ngi or @serenloft

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Aran Jones wrote the course for the popular online Welsh learning system SaySomethinginWelsh.com, and with his close friend Iestyn ap Dafydd he co-founded SaySomethingin.com Ltd.

Tens of thousands of Welsh learners have used SaySomethinginWelsh as part of thei
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Kindle Edition, 99 pages
Published October 13th 2016 by SaySomethingin.com Ltd
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Stan
May 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is quite a funny book about how a non-Welsh speaking Welshman (read up on your history or just read this book) came to dedicate himself wholeheartedly to learning Welsh, and what his experience was like. It's a very easy read, and while nothing exciting happens, you can easily sit and read it for hours. (side note: while I just know a little Welsh, I have to say it is an incredibly cool language. It looks a bit bizarre because there are tons of "w" and "y" where you'd expect to see some "re ...more
Nor'dzin Pamo
May 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Interesting for Welsh learners

I am a Welsh language learner, and a great fan of Aran's 'Say Something in Welsh' language course - which is why I wanted to read this book. The book is a mixture of ranting and journalling. It tells of Aran's journey to become a Welsh speaker, and of his passion for the language. The first part of the book is quite funny and interesting, but the later chapters are a little dull. Despite this there is a sense of inspiration that lingers with me, and Aran's love of t
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Sonia Maurer
Oct 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Diolch!

It's a good read - always entertaining, but also a serious take on reclaiming his birthright. Food for thought - diolch.
Phil Wyman
Nov 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Aran Jones is a funny man, and this book is a fantastic encouragement to press on with learning Welsh. Thank you Aran!
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I loved this book. Great narrative by Aran (I feel like I know him from his 'Say Something In Welsh' lessons!). Good to see his journey so well and amusingly documented. Inspires me to continue persevering.
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