Links

Some useful links to get you started (see Learn for dictionaries etc).

 

The Scots Language Centre is the official source information for all things Scots.

Scotslanguage.com - Scots Language Centre

On this week's show Carla is discussing Alasdair Gray as a neglected poet, speaking with the Ala

Scots Online is another valuable resource, includes ‘Wir Ain Leid‘ introduction to modern Scots (also in PDF).

Scots Online

Scots texts for those who are interested in learning Scots or for those who already speak it and wish to enjoy it. A celebration of spoken Scots for the 2019 International Year of Indigenous languages. Translate from Scots to English or from English to Scots.

Wikipedia has a good section on Modern Scots. The Scots Language Wikipedia is currently being rebuilt.

Modern Scots

Modern Scots comprises the varieties of Scots traditionally spoken in Lowland Scotland and parts of Ulster, from 1700. Throughout its history, Modern Scots has been undergoing a process of language attrition, whereby successive generations of speakers have adopted more and more features from English, largely from the colloquial register.

Scots Language in Education includes a range of materials for schools.

HAME - Scots Language Education

Learn all about the Scots language. On Scots Language Education, you'll find free and exciting Scots language learning and teaching materials and resources.

Scots Hoose is a popular resource collection for Scots language teachers.

HAME - Scots Hoose

Learn how to write creatively in the Scots language. Scots Hoose is a new online resource for children, young people and Scots makars. Full of exciting creative writing ideas and learning about Scots.

Itchy Coo is the biggest publisher of books in Scots, especially for bairns.

Hame - Itchy Coo

Itchy Coo is still publishing exciting new books in Scots. But the Itchy Coo Education and Outreach project ended in 2011. The Itchy Coo project brought the Scots language to life for so many children and young people and their teachers.

Luath Press published a range of Scots language books (and Scottish interest books too).

Scots Language - Luath Press

All Books Art and Photography Biography Book Bundles Children and Young Adult Coming Soon Drama Fiction Folklore Gaelic History Humour Lifestyle Mountaineering and Hillwalking Nature New Releases Poetry Politics and Current Issues Prizewinners and Shortlisted Product Scots Language Sport and Leisure Travel

LALLANS – the Scots Language Society publishes the only magazine in Scots.

Hame

DINNAE FASH YERSEL NAE COVID HERE! Address fur Memmerships an awthin else 61 Cliffburn Road, Lallans 97 wis issued in November. Gin ye are nae a memmer jyne noo fur a copy o oor latest magazine.

Oor Vyce is a newish campaign group.

Oor Vyce is campaignin fir legal recogneition o the Scots leid

We're a civic association of Scots speakers, entertainers, makars, writers and academics campaigning for the statutory recognition of the Scots language. Join us! Screen reader support enabled. We're a civic association of Scots speakers, entertainers, makars, writers and academics campaigning for the statutory recognition of the Scots language. Join us!

 

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