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Language of the Month

Overall rating 4 out of 54.3 (42 ratings)

Last updated 18 February 2014, created 14 October 2006, viewed 34,190

The Language of the Month website offers lots of FREE resources for promoting language awareness, including programs showing videos of children teaching their home languages, resources for putting up language displays, a booklet with 100+ ideas for celebrating community languages, and lots more. More…Many languages are covered: Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Catalan, Dari, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Lingala, Lithuanian, Makaton, Mandarin, Mauritian Creole, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian Russian, Sinhala, Slovak, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Twi, Urdu and Yoruba. The project was a winner of a European Award for Languages in 2005. To view the website you will need Flash Player 9 and a fast Internet connection.

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This is one of my 'go to' sites for language awareness and celebrating diversity. Brilliant!

from lisilu, 18 February 2014. Member of the TES Panel.
(report comment) 5 out of 5

What a great programme and resource - great way to bring up global citizens!

from AnneLG, 18 June 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

I love this, what a wonderful project!!

from ellispin, 20 September 2012
(report comment) 5 out of 5

I can't seem to get onto their website any more. Does anyone know why this might be?! The videos of children speaking the languages was an invaluable tool for our school!!!!!

from hayloire, 05 September 2012
(report comment) 3 out of 5

brilliant! thank you so much for sharing!

from laurajade, 20 August 2012
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