Bambara Resources

Le bambara. C’est une langue que j’ai aimé il y a longtemps parce que j’adore la musique malienne. J’ai pensé que il n’y avait beaucoup de ressources mais j’ai trouvé un livre de le corps de paix y c’est très utile. J’ai lu un par de blogs intéressantes aussi.
5 Reasons Why Bambara is one of the coolest languages on earth (Il faut lire l’article sur cousinage aussi)

Some free Bamanankan resources

Quick Intro to Bambara (PDF)
Beginning Bambara text
Beginning Bambara audio
Intermediate text (for some reason the first half seems to be missing..)
Intermediate audio
Bambara – English Student Lexicon
Useful phrases
Great bilingual French/Bamanankan blog by Boukary a teacher and activist.
How to type Bambara (and other African languages) symbols such as ɛɔŋ
Grammaire élémentaire Bambara

Almost forgot – this is one of my favourite songs in Bambara, check it out if you’re curious to hear how the language sounds. Oumou Sangare – Ndiya

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Scottish Gaelic Resources (Gàidhlig)

Learn Gaelic.net – the first place you should visit!
BBC Learn Gaelic main site
Beag air Bheag  – great lessons for beginners
Air Splaoid – BBC fun site for learning, with cool animations
Colin and Cumberland – learning games for beginners
An Litir Bheag (Little Letter for Gaelic Learners) – very useful podcast with transcript for learners
Bruidhinn ar Cànan – Colourful lessons for beginners, based on the first few lessons of “Speaking Our Language”, with sound samples and interactive tests
Gaelic4Parents – designe to assist kids and parents in Gaelic education, this site has tons of stories with audio, games, songs etc
Gaelic for Punks
Taic Lessons
Abair Thusa – Social network completely in Gàidhlig! Awesome place to find people to practise with
Fòram na Gàidhlig – An online forum where you can use your Gàidhlig, learn the language and connect with others doing the same
Choice of Dictionaries on SMO
Am Faclair Beag – great dictionary
Vocabulary List
Online Gaelic Texts – Through the Internet Text Archives which has books about culture and language, history, poetry, etc
Bhidothan Pools – Videos of clear and natural conversations with Gaelic speakers
Gaelcast – podcasting in Gàidhlig
Gaelic Podcasts – Fiona J Mackenzie teaches useful phrases
Scotsman – Gaelic column from the Scotsman newspaper
Additional Resources at SMO