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CLIP 13344

Scots at home: Iona and Sandie

Scots at home: Iona and Sandie
Key Info
  • Scots at home: Iona and Sandie
  • Iona and Sandie live in Ayrshire. They plan their trip to Scots Scuil and discuss what to pack and what to expect at the Scuil. They give their opinion on the importance of the Scots language and being bilingual. Sandie talks Scots with her grandparents and Iona with her mum. Their families give their opinions about speaking Scots and how they encourage and support it. Their headteacher also discusses how she supports Scots at school.
  • Subject:



    Inspiration for writing

  • Keywords: ScotsScuil, Scots, language, literacy, speech, Scotland, Scots Scuil, family, opinions
Ideas for use in class
  • Use to stimulate a discussion with older pupils about the place of Scots in school. Check how much of the conversationin Scots is understood by pupils. Look up unknown words and add new words to a display or personal word lists.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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