Materials

Information & contacts

  • International organisations, government contacts
  • Language schools for children in Australia and New Zealand
  • International German Schools, Saturday Schools, Language Institutes
  • Bilingual child care, play groups

Paper materials & games

  • publishers: learning how to read, easy readers, picture books
  • Learning tools, games, library services
  • available materials from the Goethe institutes

electronic materials

  • Online exercices, learning programs, apps
  • Audio books, radio, educational television programs
  • Mulitmedia resources, search engines
  • learning programs and apps
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Material List

The material list is updated yearly and contains well reserched additions. We believe the list should be accessed freely – your donation is a sign of appreciation for the work we do.

Raising children bilingually

Structuring German playgroups for optimal language benefit

  • Here are some easy and practical ideas a German speech consultant has adapted from literature 

Should I pretend not to understand?

  • Initial promoters of infant bilingualism suggested that parents should create a quasi- monolingual environment and simply pretend not to understand. More recently people have said that this is not actually fair and alternative strategies foster learning .
  • ​​Repeat what your child has said to you in your language. You can draw the attention to language choices. ​
  • You can also ask your child to repeat the word / phrase just used. Here are some easy strategies with examples 

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