Language of the Month

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. 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.

Last updated 18 February 2014, created 14 October 2006
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43 Reviews

  • 3

    This has been such a great resource for teaching the children about new languages each term. However the website containing all the videos no longer works. Any help with a new address for them. Thanks!!!

  • 2

    Fantastic resource but I can't access the videos which are vital

  • 4

    I can't get onto this site anymore I started to print of the resources that were so useful for my language of the month board and now I cant finish it. Any news on this please let me know

  • 5

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

  • 5

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

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