The old Celtic language of Scots gaelic is being taught to toddlers in the South of Scotland, in a bid to help revive the language.
Gaelic is now only spoken by 60,000 Scots, and mostly in the Highlands and Islands.
However, a volunteer from the Isle of Lewis who now lives in Dumfries is teaching toddlers how to speak her mother tongue.
Johan Smith is holding gaelic language classes once a week.
"The language has largely been forgotten over the years. There aren't as many Highland and Island exhiles down here as there are in other parts of Scotland.
"But there are 8 adult Gaelic classes going on in Dumfries and Galloway, the larger Dumfries area.
"So we think why not, our time has come and it is time to put it back on the map again, and do our bit for Gaelic development in Scotland."
The Gaelic classes for children are being held every Friday, between 9.30am and 11am, at the Free Church Hall in Dumfries.
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