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UNESCO's Principles on Language and Education

Don't kill your language

Secondary Library Resources


The International Children's Digital Library is a free online library that will allow you to read children's books in 59 different languages. The ICDL Foundation's goal is to "build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world."

Forvo is an online pronunciation guide to all the words in the world provided by native speakers.

LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain. There are several options for listening. Currently available for a wide variety of world languages from Acehnese to Yiddish.

Omniglot provides access to information about writing systems, languages, and links to language learning resources.

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This guide was started by Nadine Bailey between November 2013 and June 2015 then updated in 2018 by Susan Grigsby

Please report any problems or missing links to for changes and updates.