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CLIP 13320

Retaining Scots words in our everyday lives

Retaining Scots words in our everyday lives
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Key Info
  • Retaining Scots words in our everyday lives
  • School children from Aberdeenshire talk about their favourite Scots words. Dundee poet Mark Thomson performs a poem which is stuffed with Scots words. Mark goes on to comment on how important it is to the Nation to preserve and continue to use the Scots tongue. Robert Burns is identified as a vital component in this quest to promote our Scots language.
  • Subject:

    English

       Topic:

    Language Study: Spoken

  • Keywords: BletheringScots, Scots, language, literacy, speech, poetry, Robert Burns, Blethering Scots
Ideas for use in class
  • Set up a Scots reading competition. Encourage students to write and perform their own dramatic monologue in Scots. Collect a library of works in Scots to allow students to read them and choose their own favourites.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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