Links: Bilingual and multilingual online resources

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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:

The Bilingual Families Web Page

Raising Children Bilingually

Raising children bilingual or not bilingual

Raising Bilingual Children

Raising a Trilingual Child - practical advice based on personal experience

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.

Multilingual upbringing - Raising our kids bilingually

Multilingual Family in the UK

Progressive immersion - How people communicate, How people learn & Effective language learning:

I read Italian - resources for those who wish to raise their children bilingual in English and Italian:

How to raise bilingual children / 如何让孩子持续讲中文

LivingBilingual - a community built to connect, educate and inspire

Bilingual Monkeys - Ideas and inspiration for raising bilingual kids (without going bananas)

Life as a Bilingual - The reality of living with two (or more) languages

Multilingual Parenting

12 things parents raising bilingual children need to know (article in many languages)

Benefits of being bilingual


Bilingual and multilingual online literature and texts

Project Gutenburg - over 16,000 free ebooks in a variety of languages

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:

Words Without Borders - The Online Magazine for International Literature - features texts in a wide variety of languages with English translations

Language portraits - a poem translated into a wide variety of language and read out by the translators:

Silent Night in numerous languages (includes audio for some languages)

The Lord's Prayer in numerous languages

The Quran (Koran) in Arabic and many other languages (with recordings)

Der Kleine Prinz in 100 Sprachen - extracts from The Little Prince in over 100 languages (includes audio):

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:

Nostradamus - a free ebook in many languages

Languages on the web - links to texts in many languages


Bilingual and multilingual books

LiteralSystems - Free Audio Books

LibriVox - free online audio books

Project Gutenberg: The Audio Books Project

tongues - Learn language through literature

1000+ Free Books, MP3 Audio Books

Bilingual Buddy - texts in French and English

Multilingual children's books and bilingual children's books

Recommended books

books Language learning materials


Links pages

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Links for individual languages

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