In the individual investigation task I was set, I hoped to research and answer the title ‘How well have features of the Welsh and Japan cultures survived in the modern world?’ I originally hoped to learn about the Welsh sport, language and cuisine. I also hoped to learn about Japanese sport, language and cuisine. My aim and objectives was to find out whether the cultures were surviving or dying out. During my research for my investigation I found out that some of the Welsh features and cultures are dying out but some are still going strong in the modern world. Also during my research for my investigation I found out that all of Japans cultures and features are all still surviving all over the world. While researching about the Welsh language I learned that not many people in wales now speak fluent welsh, in fact not many people speak it at all. There are certain parts of wales that still speak welsh but not many, even though most schools still teach welsh it is not compulsory to take the language as part of their GCSES therefore they do not speak fluent welsh unless they attend a welsh school. I feel the welsh language is dying out which is very sad as other countries feel very strong about their language and cultures. When researching about the Japanese language I learned that the Japanese feel very strong about their language and culture and that everyone in Japan speaks Japanese as a first language but also speak English and other languages. I feel the Japanese language is still going strong and surviving well in the modern day. In my research I learned about the traditional welsh dishes and how they are still going strong to this day, not all people use the traditional food daily but on certain traditional days of the year. But traditional dishes are used daily in welsh shops, supermarkets and restaurants e.t.c. I feel the Welsh cuisine is not going to die out but will keep surviving into the modern day just as good as it is today. I my research...
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