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Stories in Scots

Hoo’s it gaun? No sae bad!

The Scots language is part of Scottish culture and history - and it's full of fantastic words and phrases.

Hope you enjoy these stories!

Hoo’s it gaun? No sae bad!

The Scots language has been spoken in Scotland for many centuries, by everyone including kings and queens. It’s sometimes thought of as an old-fashioned way of speaking, or even as slang, but it’s a living language, with words and phrases that have been passed on and used by generations of people describing life around them. And there are loads of great Scots words and expressions that can make you laugh, paint a picture, or describe things in a unique way.

Here's a collection of some great audio stories to get you started!