Bislama language resources – Language Links Database

Bislama -  also known by its earlier French name, bichelama is an English-based creole language and one of the official languages of Vanuatu. It is the first language of many of the "Urban ni-Vanuatu" (citizens who live in Port Vila and Luganville) and the second language of much of the rest of the country's residents.

More information: Wikipedia

Native speakers: 10,000 (2011)

200,000 L2 speakers

Official language in: Vanuatu

Bislama Grammar and Pronunciation

Bislama Reading Materials

Bislama Dictionaries

Bislama Listening and Video Resources

TV / Video / Movies

  • - US Peace Corps Courses - “Read the Bislama ebooks online, listen to the Bislama audios and practice your Bislama pronunciation with our online recorder or download the files to use whenever you want.”
  • - Bislama words translation with audio files
  • - Audio recordings in Bislama - “These recordings are designed for evangelism and basic Bible teaching in Bislama language”
  • YouTube - Learn Bislama : Lessons for Beginners 1 - 13 
  • YouTube - Learning Bislama Course playlist


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