We have developed brochures which highlight the benefits of multilingualism for everyone and address common prejudices against multilingualism and second language learning. We also make available bilingual fact sheets for parents and advice on further reading.
RUMACCC has developed three brochures which highlight the benefits of multilingualism and LOTEs (Languages other than English) for everyone and address common prejudices against multilingualism and second language learning.
Bilingual fact sheets
Brimbank Libraries have also developed bilingual fact sheets for parents Speaking two languages helps your child to learn. They are available for download in Arabic/English (405kb pdf), Chin/English (425kb pdf), Mandarin/English (805kb pdf) and Vietnamese/English (550kb pdf).
We have compiled a leaflet containing Practical advice on developing early biliteracy (680kb pdf).
Our list of further reading on the topic Raising children in more than one language: useful resources (670kb pdf) and the information on Language programs in schools may also be of interest to parents.