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Cwrs Cymraeg Dinas Y Roced: What Kind Of Cwrs Was It?  It Was A Blast (Off)!

  • 10. Dosbarth Cris

    10. Dosbarth Cris

  • Scrabble Scramble

    Scrabble Scramble

  • 2016_NosonLawen_11

    2016_NosonLawen_11

  • 2016_NosonLawen_03

    2016_NosonLawen_03

  • A Beverage

    A Beverage

  • Selfie, Dosbarth 04

    Selfie, Dosbarth 04

  • 2016_NosonLawen_10

    2016_NosonLawen_10

  • Cwrs Banquet

    Cwrs Banquet

  • 2016_NosonLawen_13

    2016_NosonLawen_13

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_08

    2016_Eisteddfod_08

  • Y Bwrdd Cymraeg

    Y Bwrdd Cymraeg

  • 2016_NosonLawen_14

    2016_NosonLawen_14

  • Practice Makes Music

    Practice Makes Music

  • Books, Books

    Books, Books

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_04

    2016_Eisteddfod_04

  • Workshop

    Workshop

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_03

    2016_Eisteddfod_03

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_06

    2016_Eisteddfod_06

  • 2016_NosonLawen_06

    2016_NosonLawen_06

  • 2016_Amrywiol_07

    2016_Amrywiol_07

  • Games Night

    Games Night

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_02

    2016_Eisteddfod_02

  • Quiz Night

    Quiz Night

  • 2016_NosonLawen_09

    2016_NosonLawen_09

  • 2016_NosonLawen_02

    2016_NosonLawen_02

  • 2016_NosonLawen_01

    2016_NosonLawen_01

  • 2016_NosonLawen_04

    2016_NosonLawen_04

  • 09. Dosbarth Angharad

    09. Dosbarth Angharad

  • 2016_NosonLawen_07

    2016_NosonLawen_07

  • 07. Dosbarth Robert

    07. Dosbarth Robert

  • Quiz Night

    Quiz Night

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_05

    2016_Eisteddfod_05

  • 08. Dosbarth John

    08. Dosbarth John

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_09

    2016_Eisteddfod_09

  • 01 - Cwrs Cymraeg 2016

    01 - Cwrs Cymraeg 2016

  • 04 - Tiwtoriaid / Tutors

    04 - Tiwtoriaid / Tutors

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_01

    2016_Eisteddfod_01

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_10

    2016_Eisteddfod_10

  • Cwrs Banquet

    Cwrs Banquet

  • 2016_NosonLawen_05

    2016_NosonLawen_05

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_11

    2016_Eisteddfod_11

  • 06. Dosbarth Antone

    06. Dosbarth Antone

  • 2016_NosonLawen_12

    2016_NosonLawen_12

  • 05. Dosbarth Meleri

    05. Dosbarth Meleri

  • 2016_Eisteddfod_07

    2016_Eisteddfod_07

  • 2016_NosonLawen_08

    2016_NosonLawen_08

  • 02 - Bwrdd Cymdeithas Madog / The Cymdeithas Madog Board of Directors

    02 - Bwrdd Cymdeithas Madog / The Cymdeithas Madog Board of Directors

  • 03 - Enillwyr Ysgoloriaethau / Scholarship Winners

    03 - Enillwyr Ysgoloriaethau / Scholarship Winners


Saturn Moon Rocket At The US Rocket And Space Centre In Huntsville, Alabama

What kind of week did we have in Huntsville, Alabama, the Rocket City, for Cymdeithas Madog's 2016 Cwrs Cymraeg Welsh language week?  Well, it was a blast (off)!  Cwrs Cymraeg Dinas Y Roced ("The Rocket City Welsh Course"), July 17th to 24th, 2016, at the University of Alabama in Huntville was a very busy week of Welsh language learning that kept us going from the dawn's early light to nightfall.  There was lots of Welsh to learn for every myfyriwr ("student") from the complete beginner to the most experienced of Welsh language learners.  Our tutors made sure that our minds were filled to overflowing with yr hen iaith ("the old language").  There were also a variety of workshops to attend, a cwrs newspaper, and the famous Cymdeithas Madog Cwrs Cymraeg Dinas Y Roced choir to attend.

But when we weren't busy learning, there was time for relaxing evening activities including folk dancing, a quiz in the pub, a Welsh film night, Cwrs Cymraeg's Eisteddfod, a sumptuous banquet and a noson lawen (a talent night where everyone takes part).  The highlight of the week was all the Welsh that we learned.  A close second was our Wednesday field trip off campus to the US Rocket and Space Center in Huntsville.

When Sunday rolled around after a full week of Welsh learning, we backed our bags, said "hwyl fawr" ("good bye") to friends old and new, and made our way home.  But we won't forget the Welsh that we learned this week.  Now we have 51 weeks to practice the Welsh we have learned and prepare ourselves for the 2017 Cwrs Cymraeg at Siena College in Albany, New York.  See you there.

Class Pictures

It's always great to look back at all your classmates. To help bring back the great time on Cwrs Cymraeg Dinas Y Roced / The Rocket City Welsh Course at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, here are the class pictures. To see the pictures, click on the icon below

The Cwrs Newspaper

One of the best ways to learn about what happened on Cwrs Cymraeg Dinas y Roced at the University of Alabama in Huntsville is to read Y Roced ("The Rocket"), the official cwrs newspaper. Please note that you will require Adobe Reader or compatible software in order to read the newspaper.