Links: Bilingual and multilingual online resources


Bilingual/multilingual children and families

Information, advice and articles about raising children to speak two or more languages.

Bilingual/Bicultural Family Network - an organisation dedicated to providing families around the world with the support, information and resources they need to raise multilingual and multicultural children. Don't miss their monthly online magazine, Multilingual Living: http://www.biculturalfamily.org

The Bilingual Families Web Page
http://www.nethelp.no/cindy/biling-fam.html

Raising Bilingual Children
http://iteslj.org/Articles/Rosenberg-Bilingual.html

Raising Children Bilingually
http://www.cal.org/resources/archive/rgos/bilingual_children.html

Bilingual Families Connect
http://www.bilingualfamiliesconnect.com

Raising children bilingual or not bilingual
http://linguistlist.org/issues/14/14-2784.html

Raising Bilingual Children
http://www.raising-bilingual-children.com

Raising a Trilingual Child - practical advice based on personal experience
http://www.trilingualchildren.com

Multilingual Children's Association - your web-guide to raising multilingual children. Expert advice and real world wisdom with parent discussions, tips and articles on kids growing up with multiple languages. From birth through school.
http://www.multilingualchildren.org

Multilingual upbringing - Raising our kids bilingually
http://home.arcor.de/ktdykes/bilingual.htm

Multilingual Family in the UK
http://www.multilingualfamily.co.uk

Progressive immersion - How people communicate, How people learn & Effective language learning: http://www.effectivelanguage.com/progressive_immersion.html

I read Italian - resources for those who wish to raise their children bilingual in English and Italian: http://www.ireaditalian.com

How to raise bilingual children / 如何让孩子持续讲中文
http://mandarin-tiger-mom.blogspot.co.uk/

LivingBilingual - a community built to connect, educate and inspire
http://livingbilingual.com

Articles about multilingual familes in International Couples magazine
http://www.internationalcouples.net/?cat=23

Bilingual Monkeys - Ideas and inspiration for raising bilingual kids (without going bananas)
http://bilingualmonkeys.com

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Bilingual and multilingual online literature and texts

Project Gutenburg - over 16,000 free ebooks in a variety of languages
http://www.gutenberg.org

The IntraText Digital Library - offers over 2500 high-quality texts in 36 languages. It is a free, open access and highly accessible resource for texts and corpora: http://www.intratext.com

Words Without Borders - The Online Magazine for International Literature - features texts in a wide variety of languages with English translations
http://www.wordswithoutborders.org

Links to online text collections in many different languages
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/ets/offsite.language.html

Language portraits - a poem translated into a wide variety of language and read out by the translators: http://www.languageportraits.net

Silent Night in numerous languages (includes audio for some languages)
http://silentnight.web.za/translate/

The Lord's Prayer in numerous languages
http://www.christusrex.org/www1/pater/
http://www.lords-prayer-words.com

The Quran (Koran) in Arabic and many other languages (with recordings)
http://quran.nu

Der Kleine Prinz in 100 Sprachen - extracts from The Little Prince in over 100 languages (includes audio): http://www.petit-prince.at

Mama Lisa's World - a collection of children's songs from around the world in their original languages with English translations. Some songs include musical recordings and sheet music: http://www.mamalisa.com/world/

Nostradamus - a free ebook in many languages
http://www.nostredame.info

Languages on the web - links to texts in many languages
http://www.languages-on-the-web.com

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Bilingual and multilingual books

LiteralSystems - Free Audio Books
http://literalsystems.org

LibriVox - free online audio books
http://librivox.org

Project Gutenberg: The Audio Books Project
http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/
Gutenberg:The_Audio_Books_Project

tongues - Learn language through literature
http://tongues.org

1000+ Free Books, MP3 Audio Books
http://www.free-books.org

Multilingual children's books and bilingual children's books

Recommended books

books Language learning materials

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