Speaking in other tongues

I’m fascinated by language, and even though I am only fluent in my mother-tongue, English, and only have a good grasp of French, other languages really intrigue me. I can’t tell you how many I have tried to learn – without great success except that I have enjoyed my attempts and got a lot from them in understanding other cultures.

Here are two examples of languages which are native to these islands but only have a few speakers… which make them very precious:

 

…and from the other end of our country: