• Anthony Oldfield

Welsh Is The Fastest Growing Language In The Uk, So Says Duolingo!

The Welsh language is now the fastest growing language in the UK, according to Duolingo.

The smartphone app firm said the number of new Welsh learners using its services has risen by 44% in 2020.

It is ranked as the fastest growing UK language and outflanks the likes of Hindi, Japanese, Turkish and French.

The coronavirus pandemic has seen "changes accelerated" with people "learning for fun, not function", the language app said.

Welsh is now the ninth most popular language to learn on the app in the UK.

New Welsh learner Myla Corvidae, who lives in Aberdeen but grew up in Cardiff, said they "felt like I was missing a piece of myself" as they grew up seeing bilingual road signs in their hometown.

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