Many people like to socialise at parties. However, before going, you may need to discuss specific details with friends, such as who’s going, the time of the party, where you will meet, what you will wear etc.
If you’ve been invited to a party, you could send a text to find out whether your friend is going, eg:
How would you respond to this text? Write a positive and negative answer on a piece of paper and compare your ideas with the examples below.
Here are some possible answers:
Ydw, dw i’n mynd i’r parti heno. Hoffwn i gael lifft – diolch. – Yes, I’m going to the party tonight. I would like to have a lift – thanks.
Nac ydw, dw i ddim yn mynd i’r parti heno ond diolch am gynnig lifft. – No, I’m not going to the party tonight but thanks for offering a lift.
If you wanted to discuss whether other people are going, you would ask:
Ydy Dylan yn mynd? – Is Dylan going?
Fydd Alice yno? – Will Alice be there?
Look at Various tenses for more information on the future tense.
You may want to discuss what to wear at the party:
Below are items of clothing you could wear to a party:
Match the Welsh words with these images.
Listen to Alice and Erin discussing a forthcoming party:
What will both girls be wearing?
Erin: jîns du, crys porffor ac esgidiau porffor – black jeans, a purple shirt and purple shoes
Alice: ffrog las, siaced goch a het borffor – a blue dress, a red jacket and a purple hat
Listen once again to the conversation, only this time focus on where they will meet – cyfarfod.
Where will they meet?
Tu allan i’r banc.
The Welsh word for to meet is cyfarfod or you could also use cwrdd.