The State Library keeps documentary resources associated with Western Australia. This includes material associated with communities that have come to live in Western Australia from all around the world, many of whom speak a language other than English. In partnership with the Office of Multicultural Interests the State Library has developed this educational resource for teaching Chinese.
Education resource goals
- To support teachers and students of languages other than English in finding resources in the State Library collections.
- To provide suggestions on how to use free resources from the State Library collection to teach and learn a language.
- To provide suggestions on how to use free resources from the State Library collection in teaching and learning about the historical background for different language communities in Western Australia.
There are a range of resources in languages other than English available online from the State Library including eBooks, print material, newspapers, oral histories, film and photographs. The Community Languages Collection also provides an extensive collection of resources in over 40 languages and is located on Level 1 of the State Library