This page is for links to other websites which contain useful information about languages around the world and examples of everyday phrases. Do let us know if you think there are other sites which should be listed here!
Jennifer's Language Page - greetings in hundreds of languages
Ethnologue - information about languages around the world
Omniglot - a collection of phrases in many different languages with sound files for some of them.
Newbury Park Primary School - video clips of children teaching their home languages
This site includes number lines in different languages, with sound files, number games and learning how to write Chinese numbers.
Egyptian numbers, including an Egyptian Maths translator
How people count to 10 using their hands in
How they count to 10 in
Traditional Children's Games from Around the World
Select A-Z and go to the following sections for these dual language stories from a country speaking the language
A B – Anancy and the Christmas Plant – Jamaican
C D – The Cat and the Mouse – Gaelic
E F – East of the Sun, North of the Earth – Swedish
G H – Hodja and the Mixed Up Feet
Hywel and the Mermaid – Welsh
I-L – The Kicking Bird – Somalian
The King of the Birds – Portuguese
The Little Fir Tree – Danish
O P - The painted Jackal – Urdu
S T – Sinbad – Arabic
U-Z – Why wisdom is everywhere – Yoruba
The White Elephant - Hindi
Diversity and Citizenship
http://www.wdwtwa.org.uk Who do we think we are?
This new site has resources to support identity, diversity and citizenship education - structured around four themes:
* School and community
* Relationships, belonging and faith
* History and settlement
* 'Britishness', national identity/values and the 2012 Games
It will have video and audio clips from young people, and you can add your own.
Web pages of a multilingual school in Lille, France. There is a range of interesting sections including: Frère Jacques in a large number of other languages, traditional songs from around the world sung by children and videos of school visits.
A German primary school with Frère Jacques sung by children in their home language. There are 12 different languages.