Migrants and refugee doctors study Scots

“In my workplace, I really like the way they speak the Scots and Glaswegian language, but while I understand what they are saying, I can’t speak it myself”.

‘Nae bother’: Migrants study Scottish vernacular

Glasgow, Scotland – In a corner of Glasgow, on a grey day, students are learning the art of conversation. But these are no ordinary students, and the course is no ordinary English lesson.

A similar story from September about refugee doctors.

The refugee doctors learning to speak Glaswegian

Doctors who have travelled to Scotland as refugees are being given the chance to start working for the NHS through a training scheme. The BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme has been to meet those involved.


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