Nia Parry - Bilingual


Nia Parry was born on Anglesey and was brought up in Rhos on Sea, Conwy.  Having beeneducated at Ysgol y Creuddyn, and having studied English, Welsh and French at A Level, Nia studied for a Welsh Degree at University of Wales, Swansea.  After graduating, Nia travelled Nepal, India, South America, Egypt, Israel and Turkey.  Nia Parry worked as an English tutor in Istanbul for nine months before returning to Wales to begin studying for a PhD about Second Language Teaching Methodology, looking specifically at teaching Welsh as a second language to adults.  Before long Nia was working at the Centre for Teaching Welsh to Adults at University of Wales Cardiff where she taught a variety of courses to learners ranging from complete beginners up to A Level.  Nia was training new teachers, teaching Welsh in the Workplace and developing new teaching materials.  Nia is co-author of the coursebook 'Dosbarth Nos'.

In the year 2000, Nia Parry ventured into broadcasting and the media, working as a Welsh tutor on the series 'Welsh in a Week' on S4C.  After six series' Nia went on to teach and present on the series 'cariad@iaith' (Love 4 Language), a reality show where a group of people co-habited and had Welsh lessons for 8 weeks in Nant Gwrtheyrn, a Language Centre on the Lleyn Peninsula.  Nia also worked on a celebrity version where she taught Welsh to the likes of  Tanni Grey Thompson, Ruth Madoc and Janet Street Porter.  Three years ago, Nia began presenting 'Cwpwrdd Dillad' (Wardrobe) and  'Y Sioe' (The Sioe- Royal Welsh Agricultural Show) and she has produced the following programmes: 'Cwpwrdd Dillad', '04 Wal' (4 Walls), 'Ty Cymreig' (Welsh House) a 'Dau yn Un' (Two in One) in Patagonia, Argentina, aswell as two documentaries 'Martin Thomas' and 'Bwrw Bol' on S4C.

Nia Parry is passionate about many things including talking to people and telling their stories.  Nia is very passionate about learning, teaching and the psychology of education.  Nia has recently become freelance in order to pursue all those things which she is passionate about.

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