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- 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
- Online exercices, learning programs, apps
- Audio books, radio, educational television programs
- Mulitmedia resources, search engines
- learning programs and apps
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 (Link to document b)
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 (link do document c)
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