- Student sheets (login required)
This is an old revision of the document!
Breton has known many ortographies, and Breton has been written since the 6th Century1). In the 20th century, several orthographies were produced to try encompass the regional variations an/or to create a universal spelling:
Various functions are available as part of the map.
Keyboard operation becomes available after activating the map using the tab key (the map will show a focus indicator ring).
It's possible that some of the functions or buttons describe above have been disabled by the page author or the administrator
Breton is not covered under the Charter for Regional and Minority Languages as France has signed, but has not ratified the the Charter.
14,710 children (corresponding to 2.4% of school children in Brittany) will be learning Breton 2012 and 2013, opposed to 5 children in 1985. Few learners reach a reasonable level of fluency. 4)
Since 1977, there is a bilingual school network, Diwan, which teaches by language immersion, and teaches Breton only in the first years of education. The Diwan schools do not receive state financial support. 5)
Read more about Breton language education in Mercator's Regional Dossier (2019).
Mercator's wiki on minority language education by Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at www.mercatorwiki.eu.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at www.mercator-research.eu.