Scots Language in the Scotland’s National Action Plan for Human Rights

Ma submission tae the Scottish Human Rights Commission haes been taen on bi the commission in their SNAP report.

They’v taen on the stigma thaim wi Scots face:

Addressing stigma and social attitudes
A large number of responses agreed with the reality described in ‘Getting it Right?’ of the existence of many negative and […]

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10 Week Scots Language Coorse at Glesga YWCA

A’m affae gled fir tae anoonce A’m gien ten oor lang clesses at Glesga YWCA.  Thir clesses is pairt o the “It’s your History!” programme thit’s celebratin the hunner an fortieth year o Glesga YWCA.

We cover Scots gremmar, Scots wirds, Scots byleids (ur dialects), Scots language in culture.  We’ll hae some guid Scots fid […]

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A submission to the Scottish Human Rights Commission on linguistic rights

An opinion on linguistic rights for speakers of the Scots language

Dr Michael Dempster – 14th March 2013

Dr Michael Dempster, researcher in psychology and linguistics. “In our society a disproportionate number of people in socially disadvantaged groups speak Scots, widely and incorrectly known as ‘bad English.’ I […]

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Introducin Scots Language – YWCA Glesga Social Gruip Efternin

A wis delichtit fir tae get invitit tae dae a full efternin o Scots wi the Glesga YWCA wimmin’s discussion gruip. The gruip is mixt wi Glesga wimmen, Polish wimmen, Indian wimmen, Egyptian wimmen, Iraqi Wimmen… There e’en a Liverpudlian wummin an aw!

We blethert aboot whit the wimmen mak o the language in Glesga […]

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