[lg policy] Welsh speakers email, text and social media mostly in English, survey finds

Dave Sayers dave.sayers at cantab.net
Fri Jan 30 12:51:34 UTC 2015


"At least 80% always or mainly used English in email and social media, and 74% while 
texting, with older Welsh speakers more likely to use Welsh.

One in eight said they always or mainly used Welsh when texting friends, and one in 
10 when sending them email."

Article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-31028181

Survey it's based on here: 
http://wales.gov.uk/statistics-and-research/welsh-language-use-survey/?lang=en

Dave

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Dr. Dave Sayers
Senior Lecturer, Dept Humanities, Sheffield Hallam University
Honorary Research Fellow, Arts & Humanities, Swansea University (2009-2015)
dave.sayers at cantab.net | http://shu.academia.edu/DaveSayers

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