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Blas Kernewek - lesson 3

For lesson 3 Rod Lyon, Deborah Bennetts and Chris Blount head down town. In total there will be 12 Cornish lessons.


Script for Lesson 3
Y'n Dre / In the town

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Rod: Gav dhymm! Yw hemma Stret an Eglos
Chris: Excuse me! Is this Church Street?

Deb: Nag yw, yth yw Stret Ledan.
Chris: No, it’s Broad Street.

Rod: Ple’ma Tesco ytho?
Chris: Where’s Tesco’s then?

Deb: Ryb an Gorsav
Chris: By the Station

Rod: Yw henna pell?
Chris: Is that far?

Deb: Nag yw, le es kans lath.
Chris: No, less than a hundred yards.

Rod: Ha ple’ma boesti?
Chris: And where is there a restaurant?

Deb: Yma onan yn Tesco.
Chris: There’s one in Tesco’s.

Rod: Meur rasta
Chris: Thanks.

Gerva / Vocabulary

Stret - Street
Eglos - Church
Ledan - Broad, wide
Gorsav - Station
Pell - Far
Kans - Hundred
Lath - Yard (measure)
Boesti - Restaurant
Yma - There is, there are
Gav dhymm! - excuse me!

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