Language English is the main language that is spoken in Scotland. You may be surprised by the range of different accents spoken across Scotland. Gaelic is also a language people speak in Scotland. Phrase in Gaelic: Ciamara thasibh? How to pronounce: KIM-meruh HAH shiv? Phrase in English: How are you today? Phrase in Gaelic: Thagu math, tapadhleibh. How to pronounce: HAH guh MAH, TAH-puhLEH-eev Phrase in English: I’m well, thank you. http://scotgaelic.tripod.com/phrases.html
How is this language an expression of identity? The Scottish people speak Gaelic as a traditional Scottish language. Gaelic language also reflects Scottish history. By continuing to teach and learn Gaelic, Scottish people are keeping there history alive. This is especially important when you consider that Britain took over Scotland. The problem with Britain taking over Scotland is Scotland could lose there identity because of British influence.
How does Scotland learn? Curriculum for Excellence The Curriculum for Excellence is transforming all portionsof different Education in Scotland. Curriculum for Excellence has developed over a number of years in partnership with many teachers, students, and parents. In Scotland, the age range of children in Primary education is different from Three Hills. In Scotland the age is 3-12 years.Scotland's teachers are part of an “all graduate” profession with the General Teaching Council.
Websites http://www.scotland.org/about-scotland/population/language/ http://scotgaelic.tripod.com/phrases.html http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Education/Schools/curriculum www.gtcs.org.uk