Cornish/Resources

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Resources

  • [1] Why learn Cornish?

Online Courses

  • [2] SaySomethingInCornish – a good introduction to Cornish with 15 oral lessons in graded levels in SWF (M)
  • [3] Kernewek Dre Lyther – a correspondence course in 105 lessons in SWF (M) and Kemmyn
  • [4] Memrise - dozens of flashcard decks on various topics on grammar and vocabulary
  • [5] Clozemaster course in Cornish
  • [6] Quizlet exercises in Cornish
  • [7] uTalk app in Cornish
  • [8] IndyLan - an app for Apple or GooglePlay
  • [9] Kernewek Bew – a selection of video clips on a variety of subjects and oral conversations
  • [10] An Kylgh Kernewek – find a Cornish class, online or face to face
  • [11] Parallel – Cornish lessons through the medium of Welsh
  • [12] Kesva an Yeth Kernewek – sound files and exercises to accompany the book Bora Brav
  • [13] Skeul an Tavas – podcasts, courses and exercises in Kernowek Standard
  • [14] Klass an Hay – Cornish classes and resources
  • [15] LearnCornishlanguage.co.uk - Personalised lessons and classes
  • [16] Cornish with Clive - podcasts in Unified
  • [17] Modern Cornish – Audio course and exercises in SWF (Late)
  • [18] A series of lessons in Modern Cornish (Late)
  • [19] Learn Cornish in Cornwall – personalised lessons in SWF (Late)
  • [20] Audio course on Soundcloud by Dan Prohaska
  • [21] Alternative set of audio courses from Dan Prohaska
  • [22] Cornish courses in London
  • [23] Cornwall Council website with information about WJEC exam
  • [24] Game matching words to pictures

Dictionaries

  • [25] CornishDictionary.org – dictionary in SWF (M)
  • [26] Korpus an Akademi Kernewek – the corpus of material from Cornwall Council’s translation service with language found in context
  • [27] Taklow Kernewek – place name map based on Akademi Kernewek’s place names panel’s work
  • [28] Mamgerlyver – pdf dictionary in SWF (Late)
  • [29] Open Celtic dictionary
  • [30] Gerlyver Kembrek/Kernewek Kernewek/Kembrek - Welsh/Cornish Cornish/Welsh Dictionary

Grammar

  • [31] Cornish for Beginners – short grammar book in Unified
  • [32] An Wiasva – verb conjugation aid in Kemmyn
  • [33] Old-North.co.uk – brief introduction to Cornish grammar
  • [34] Skeul an Tavas – variety of aids including conversation patterns and pronunciation
  • [35] A Handbook of the Cornish Language – the book that started the revival, Henry Jenner’s ‘A Handbook of the Cornish Language’
  • [36] Verb conjugator in Late Cornish
  • [37] Online mutation aid
  • [38] Spellyans - discussion board for grammar and vocabulary, mostly in Standard or Unified/UCR

Music

  • [39] Cornish music on YouTube – a selection of over 300 songs
  • [40] More YouTube videos of songs and language clips
  • [41] Skwardya – website of rock band Skwardya
  • [42] Cornish National Music Archive – information about traditional music
  • [43] Kesson – archive of CD releases of Cornish music
  • [44] Kesson - new site with Cornish traditional songs and recordings
  • [45] Canow Kernow by Inglis Gundry - Cornish traditional songs
  • [46] An Daras = Cornish folk arts project
  • [47] Lyrics to many Cornish songs and translations of popular English language songs
  • [48] Information and discussion about Cornish traditional music
  • [49] Webinar - history of Cornish traditional music through women's eyes (and ears)
  • [50] Website about the life and works of Brenda Wootton - first lady of Cornish song
  • [51] Sounds of Cornwall - Radio show and some learners' videos
  • [52] Website for Gwenno
  • [53] Website of the band Hanterhir
  • [54] Website of Tanya Brittain, poet and founder of folk band The Changing Room
  • [55] Website of folk band Dalla

Media

  • [56] Radyo an Gernewegva / An Mis – a monthly TV programme and weekly radio programmes
  • [57] Discord – various chat channels including online lessons
  • [58] Yeth an Werin Warlinen - Zoom conversation groups for beginners or advanced speakers
  • [59] Reddit channel for enquiries / information about Kernewek
  • [60] BBC Nowodhow an Seythen – weekly news programme
  • [61] Facebook groups – links to Cornish facebook groups
  • [62] Kernewiki – wikipedia in Cornish has over 5,000 articles written in all spelling systems
  • [63] An Gannas - the monthly magazine of Kowethas an Yeth in SWF
  • [64] Gweles - quarterly magazine , mostly in Kernowek Standard
  • [65] Kows Kernewek - YouTube channel with a variety of clips with the language being used in various situations
  • [66] Kernewek resources - YouTube channel with a variety of exercises mostly in Late Cornish
  • [67] Hwerow Hweg - a film in Cornish
  • [68] Kernewek Bew - YouTube channel including recordings of the series 'Tamm ha Tamm'
  • [69] Magi-Ann - simple stories on app for nursery and family learning
  • [70] Cornish language film company
  • [71] Some short films in Kernewek by Denzil Monk
  • [72] Cornish translation of a popular Welsh app for children
  • [73] An Canker Seth - TV programme from the 1980s
  • [74] Kernowpalooza - TV programme
  • [75] ArtCornwall: variety of resources on art etc. including videos with some content in Kernewek
  • [76] Sounds of Cornwall (CHBN Radio) weekly radio show including Cornish lessons and music
  • [77] Kernowpods YouTube channel - archive of An Mis TV programmes and other videos
  • [78] Golowva - YouTube channel with a variety of Cornish content, old TV programmes, films of the Gorsedh etc

Literature

  • [79] Wikisource – the chief mediaeval texts in Cornish
  • [80] Digitisation of the Ordinalia by Bodleian Library
  • [81] Kernowlingo – a similar site including most of the later fragments
  • [82] Online downloads of some major texts about Cornish including Henry Jenner's 'Handbook of the Cornish Language'
  • [83] LearnCornishLanguage– a translation of ‘Lord of the Rings’ in SWF
  • [84] Stoff Kernewek – links to the manuscript copies of the mediaeval texts
  • [85] Stoff Kernewek – links to various poems
  • [86] Evertype – translations of many English classic novels into Cornish available for purchase
  • [87] List of publications in Kernowek Standard
  • [88] Spyrys a Gernow - books available for purchase in Unified and Kernowek Standard
  • [89] Lulu – a variety of free e-books such as Beatrix Potter translations and comic books to translations of English classics for purchase, mostly in Unified
  • [90] Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek - books in SWF or Kemmyn available for purchase
  • [91] Cussel an Tavaz – links to late Cornish texts
  • [92] An Blog Kernewek – a variety of translations from other languages
  • [93] Francis Boutle - books of poetry in Cornish available for purchase
  • [94] Pepper & Carrot - Series of 37 comics in Cornish
  • [95] Gwiasva an Orsedh - Website of Gorsedh Kernow + online shop for books about bards
  • [96] The Cornish Store - a variety of goods including books and CDs
  • [97] Cornovia Press - books about Cornish themes and people
  • [98] Tor-Mark Press - a wide range of books on Cornish issues including the language
  • [99] Federation of Old Cornwall Societies shop - books on a wide range of Cornish subjects including in Kernewek

Religion

  • [100] An Bibel Kernewek - the Bible in Cornish
  • [101] Another link to An Bibel Kernewek
  • [102] MarysRosaries - a variety of prayers available in Cornish
  • [103] Lyver Pysadow Kemyn - Book of Common Prayer in Unified

Other

  • [104] Kesva an Taves Kernewek - the Cornish Language Board
  • [105] GoCornish - links to apps and other websites and information for primary schools
  • [106] Kernowek Lulyn - links to resources in Kernowek Standard
  • [107] Stoff Kernewek – links to other webistes
  • [108] Bernard Deacon's webiste – articles about Cornish history and politics and language change
  • [109] Taklow Kernewek – a variety of mapping projects in Cornish
  • [110] Dasserghi Kernewek – oral histories of the language
  • [111] Cornwall Forever – links to various aspects of Cornish history and culture
  • [112] Omniglot – a comparison of Cornish and other Celtic languages
  • [113] Late Cornish Little Bits – a blog in SWF (Late)
  • [114] Hwedhlow Kernewek – a variety of stories and articles in SWF (M)
  • [115] Bibiography courtesy of Dr Merryn Davies-Deacon of academic articles about Kernewek
  • [116] Video on YouTube of the first wedding conducted through Cornish in modern times (1964)
  • [117] A number of online quizzes on conversational phrases
  • [118] Ken George's website with a variety of presentations and lecture notes
  • [119] Blog Kernewek a'n Iseldiryow - Cornish blog from the Netherlands
  • [120] Blog Steffan Owain - Steffan Owain's blog
  • [121] Kwis awgrym yn Kernewek - Mathematics quiz in Cornish
  • [122] Information about Cornish place names
  • [123] Dalva an Yeth/Cornish Language Forum - Meeting to decide the priorities for the language, held by Cornwall Council, previous minutes and reports
  • [124] Sodhva an Yeth/Cornwall Council's language office, with various links
  • [125] Movyans Skolyow Meythrin - nursery schools organisation for Cornish
  • [126] Cousin Jack - Cornish American Heritage Association including past copies of Tan Kernewek, their newsletter
  • [127] Australian Cornish Associations
  • [128] Kowethas Ertach Kernow - links to a wide range of material including songs etc