Welsh emerged from Celtic and by the second half of the sixth century was a distinct tongue. It is by far the oldest language spoken in Britain today. It is among the oldest in Europe with its origins dating back at least 2500 (and maybe 4000) years ago. This book, with a brief history of Wales, and its customs, is an attractive, handy and informative portable guide for the tourist around Wales. It provides a brief history of Welsh, Welsh customs, flag and symbols, The Welsh Assembly, and language requirements. It also gives English phrases translated into Welsh, clear pronunciations for each phrase, useful phrases for every situation and a comprehensive vocabulary section. Includes just under 1000 helpful phrases to assist you learning Welsh.A fantastic aide for people learning Welsh or anyone new to the country wishing to learn the language.This hardback book has 256 pages and measures: 16.3 x 11 x 2.5cm.