English is our main language
A HLloyd is looking at bilingualism through rose-tinted spectacles (Have Your Say, October 29).
He thinks "our nation's language," as he puts it, is Welsh, and that is his big mistake.
When Welsh-speakers leave school and enter the working world they are not in a bilingual environment, but in an English-speaking Wales, because English is the common language of Wales, not Welsh.
Incidentally, I understand that one (just one) of the downsides of a Welsh medium education is the difficulty such pupils have in spelling English words, after being used to the phonetic spelling of Welsh words.
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And the huge problems facing these pupils, where the language of the home is not Welsh, do not bear thinking about.
Mr Lloyd might like to think that Wales is bilingual, but the rest of us know that is just a myth.