BILINGUAL RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

 

This page is a collection of links to various kinds of resources for those with bilingual children or interested in the phenomena of bilingualism and multilingualism generally. It is my intention to expand the list to be as comprehensive as possible.

 

 General Resources

The Bilingual Pages – excellent resources - http://www.angelfire.com/ut/henrikholm/bilingual/bilingual01.html

Bilingual Families Webpage - http://www.nethelp.no/cindy/biling-fam.html

Bilingual Supplies (a huge and helpful catalogue of resources) - http://www.bilingual-supplies.co.uk/

The Bilingual Site - http://www.pitt.edu/~dpbrowne/bilingual/

Index of Bilingual Resources - http://www.nethelp.no/cindy/resources.html

Multilingual Munchkins – many resources for parents bringing their children up with more than one language.- http://www.multilingualmunchkins.com

Bilingualism Database - http://www.edu.bham.ac.uk/bilingualism/database/ctlnlg.htm

Bilingualism FAQ - http://www.lsadc.org/web2/faq/bilingualism.htm

Bilingual Mailing Lists and Fora - http://www.nethelp.no/cindy/talk.html

Bilingual Education Reasources on the Internet - http://www.as.miami.edu/english/faculty2/bpearson/bsg/default.htm

Information on Bilingualism: links - http://www.speech.psychol.ucl.ac.uk/survey1/Bi_info.html

Culture Bytes: site for multicultural families – http://www.culturebytes.com

It’s International: Culture - http://www.rice.edu/projects/topics/internatl/center.htm

Vocabulary and Conjugation – http://www.vocabulix.com  New

 

Academic Resources

Bilingualism Study Group, University of Miami - http://www.as.miami.edu/english/faculty2/bpearson/bsg/default.htm

Bilingualism and Speech therapy -

http://www.speechtherapy.co.uk/Speech_Therapy/Bilingualism/Bilingualism_main_menu.htm

Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Stockholm University - http://www.biling.su.se/

The Effectiveness of Bilingual Education - http://www.cal.org/ericcll/faqs/rgos/bi.html

ERIC Digests on Bilingual Education - http://www.cal.org/ericcll/digest/subject.html#bilingual

A Global Perspective on Bilingualismn by G. Richard Tucker - http://www.cal.org/ericcll/digest/digestglobal.html

Information on Bilingualism: links - http://www.speech.psychol.ucl.ac.uk/survey1/Bi_info.html

International Journal of Bilingualism - http://www.ncl.ac.uk/speech/research/ijb.htm

Language, Literature and Culture - http://bubl.ac.uk/link/lan.html

Language and Cognitive Processing Laboratory - http://www.psych.ucsb.edu/research/language/html/children___bilingualism.html

The Multilingual Mind - http://www.multi-faceta.com/issues.html

What Teachers need to know about Language - http://www.cal.org/ericcll/teachers/

 

Resources on Specific Topics

Bilingualism and ESL - http://babyparenting.about.com/library/weekly/aa091699b.htm

Bilingual Parenting in a Foreign Language - http://www.byu.edu/~bilingua/

Bilingualism and supposed delay in speaking - http://www.expressnews.ualberta.ca/expressnews/articles/news.cfm?p_ID=384

The International Couples Homepage - http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/4448/Couples.html

Myths about Bilingualism - http://www.nethelp.no/cindy/myth.html

The Politics of Bilingualism - http://www.nethelp.no/cindy/polit.html

Expat-Moms.com - http://expat-moms.com/

 

Educational Resources

Articles

A Double Life: Raising Bilingual Children, by Robert Henderson - http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/world_languages/30284

Bilingual Babies - http://www.kidsears.com/milestones/frmilestone2.htm

Bilingual and Multilingual Children - http://www.linguistlist.org/~ask-ling/bilingual-multilingual-children.html

Bilingual Kids Network - http://hjem.wanadoo.dk/~wan42942/frameset.html

Bilingualism and supposed delay in speaking - http://www.expressnews.ualberta.ca/expressnews/articles/news.cfm?p_ID=384

Bilingual Parenting in a Foreign Language - http://www.byu.edu/%7Ebilingua/

Child Bilingualism: Bibliography - http://www.cal.org/ericcll/Minibibs/child_bilingual.html

Children and Bilingualism –

http://babyparenting.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kidsource.com%2FASHA%2Fbilingual.html

Children and Bilingualism –

http://www.asha.org/speech/development/Bilingual-Children.cfm

Another link - http://www.kidsource.com/ASHA/bilingual.html

Children and reading - http://www.myparentime.com/articles/article176.shtml

A Idade e o Aprendizado de Línguas - http://www.english.sk.com.br/sk-apre2.html

Enfants Bilingues (French, with some English and German) – www.enfantsbilingues.com

Hortencia Kayser: Interviewing Bilingual Parents – http://www.bilingualtherapies.com/Dr-says/Old_articles/02_06_00.html

The Joys of Bilingualism - http://www.familiesonline.co.uk/topics/clubs_classes/clubs_classes_bilingualism.htm

Language Acquisition and Suntractive Bilingualism - http://www.eeadopt.org/home/parenting/development/language/acquisition/language_acquisition.htm

Language learning and the developing brain –

http://babyparenting.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cal.org%2Fearlylang%2Fbenrsr.htm

Learning a Second Language - http://www.familiesonline.co.uk/topics/clubs_classes/clubs_classes_language.htm

Jill Metzler: Raising Children Bilingually - http://www.germanlife.com/Archives/1997/9708_01.html

Selecting Multicultural Literature - http://www.4children.org/news/9-97mlit.htm

Teaching Kids to Speak – in Two Languages –

http://babyparenting.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.csmonitor.com%2Fdurable%2F1999%2F03%2F16%2Fp20s1.htm

Annick De Houwer: Two or More Languages in Early Childhood –

http://www.expressnews.ualberta.ca/expressnews/articles/news.cfm?p_ID=384

What can parents do to facilitate their child’s bilingualism? - http://www.as.miami.edu/english/faculty2/bpearson/bsg/answer1.html

 

Miscellaneous Resources

Children’s Songs and Games in Latin, German and Spanish - http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Delphi/1794/

Comptines, Chansons et Poesies - http://www.momes.net/comptines/index1.html

Baby vocabulary - http://babytalk.fluxcapacitor.net

Animal sounds in various languages – http://www.georgetown.edu/cball/animals/

Internet Activities for Foreign Language Classes - http://hometown.aol.com/maestro12/web/wadir.html

Language Education - http://www.linguaweb.co.uk/

A Non-native speakers’ Guide to Toddler-English - http://www.tiborgrasser.com/babytalk/

Partners in Excellence: Moving languages education forward - http://www.pie.org.uk/

Worksheets - Free, printabke worksheets in various languages - http://www.happychild.org.uk/freeway/french/index.htm

 

Supplies

Bilingual Supplies (a huge and helpful catalogue of resources) - http://www.bilingual-supplies.co.uk/

Living Books: Interactive CD Roms - http://www.livingbooks.com/

Multilingual Munchkins – many resources for parents bringing their children up with more than one language.- http://www.multilingualmunchkins.com

Schoenhof’s Foreign Books - http://www.schoenhofs.com/

Sound Beginnings Children’s language tapes - http://www.soundbeginnings.com/

World of Reading Ltd - http://www.wor.com/

Schoolzone: has worksheets, information and links - http://www.schoolzone.co.uk

Clickteaching: includes worksheets and stories toprint out - http://clickteaching.com

Site with SATS past papers - http://learn.co.uk

 

Language Camps

Concordia Language Villages - http://home.cord.edu/dept/clv/index.html

Kansas Wesleyan Language Camps - http://www.kwu.edu/lang/langdept.htm#langcamp

Language Camps for Children – a searchable directory - http://www.kidscamps.com/academics/language.html

 

Specific Languages

The Alphabet in English, French and Spanish: Free software - http://www.zdnet.com/downloads/stories/info/0,,43739,.html

Learning Arabic - http://www.arabica.org.uk/

Learn Dutch - http://www.learndutch.org/

Dubbelop: Dutch bilingual website – http://home.wxs.nl/~stuur013/

English as a Foreign Language - http://www.eflclub.com/

French Grammar - http://www2.lamc.utexas.edu/frgr/

Débrouillards (in French) - http://www.lesdebrouillards.qc.ca/

J’apprends avec les animaux - http://www.lescale.net/petits/

Val’s Basic French - http://www.valsfrench.fsnet.co.uk/

Allemand et Informatique pour Apprenants et Enseignants - http://www.multimania.com/orfanses/

German bilingual site – http://www.lake.de/home/lake/ruban/imf

German language homepage for Germans abroad – http://www.imausland.org

For German Speakers in the USA - http://www.sprachhexen.com/

Bilingual Hebrew Forum - http://www.geocities.com/jewishgroups/1Bilingual.html

Hebrew for me - http://www.zigzagworld.com/hebrewforme/

Italian for Children - http://italian.about.com/cs/childrensitalian/

Découvrez l’italien en vous amusant - http://site.voila.fr/bambinissimo

Japan Association for Language Teaching Bilingualism Page –

http://www.kagawa-jc.ac.jp/~steve_mc/jaltbsig/index.html

Kidsweb Japan - http://jin.jcic.or.jp/kidsweb/

Kid’s Window Japanese - http://www.jwindow.net/KIDS/

Spanish vocabulary (online Spanish Tutorial) - http://www.studyspanish.com/vocab/

Stories of Merpy in both English and Spanish - http://www.merpy.com/index_stories.html

A Swedish Language Course - http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~arubin/swedish.html

Greetings in More than 800 Languages - http://www.elite.net/~runner/jennifers/hello.htm

Say Hello to the World - http://www.ipl.org/youth/hello/

Sounds of the World’s Animals - http://www.georgetown.edu/cball/animals/

The World’s Top Twenty Spoken Languages - http://www.cftech.com/BrainBank/COMMUNICATIONS/TopLanguages.html

 

 

Personal Pages

Beichen’s Bilingual programme - http://bilingual4u.home.chinaren.com/

Raising our Kids bilingually - http://home.arcor.de/ktdykes/bilingual.htm

Danish/English homepage by Danish/Faroese family – http://tosprogedeboern.subnet.dk

 

Discussion Groups

English-Italian bilingual children - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/italengbilingbabes/

Bilingual Mailing Lists and Fora - http://www.nethelp.no/cindy/talk.html

ImF-Familienkontakt-Forum (German messageboard) – http://f7.parsimony.net/forum9036/index.htm

 

Dictionaries

An astounding resource for online dictionaries - http://www.yourdictionary.com/

Cambridge Dictionaries Online - http://dictionary.cambridge.org/

One Look Dictionaries - http://www.onelook.com/

Links to online dictionaries, of particular interest for Iberian languages - http://www.guai.com/enciclopedia.htm

Travlang Translating Dictionaries - http://dictionaries.travlang.com/

 

 

 

 

If you have any suggestions for other sites to be included on this page, please e-mail me:

ivanmoody@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

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Last Revised 23.12.2006