There's a chance this week for people living in the north of the Island to brush-up their Manx speaking skills - or start learning the language for the first time.
Autumn classes in Ramsey and St Jude's start today (16 Sept).
The focus is on speaking some Manx with confidence, without worrying too much about grammar!
In recent years, the Ramsey Manx Class has attracted younger parents, keen to keep up with their children, when youngsters start learning Manx in primary schools in the north.
Teacher Paul Salmon says each year, a fresh intake of local people shows an interest in keeping Manx Gaelic alive: