MAIN 63 Start

MAIN: Multilingual Assessment Instrument for Narratives - Revised

MAIN is part of LITMUS Language Impairment Testing in Multilingual Settings. LITMUS is a battery of tests which was being developed as a result of COST Action IS0804 Language Impairment in a Multilingual Society: Linguistic Patterns and the Road to Assessment (2009-2013). Financial support by COST is hereby gratefully acknowledged.

Following language versions are available for download: Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic (Lebanese, Palestinian, Syrian, Iraqi), Arabic (Saudi), Bagri, Basque, Bengali, Bislama, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Catalan, Chabacano, Chuvash, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Farsi, Finnish, French, Frisian (West), Georgian, German, Gilaki, Gondi, Greek (Cypriot), Greek, Halbi, Hebrew, Hindi, Hindi for Halbi/Gondi-Hindi bilinguals, Hungarian, Icelandic, Irish (Gaeilge), IsiXhosa, isiZulu, Italian, Kam, Kannada, Kazakh, Konkani, Korean, Kurmanji, Lari, Lithuanian, Luganda, Luxembourgish, Malayalam, Maltese, Mandarin, Montenegrin, Norwegian, Odia, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese (European), Punjabi, Russian, Sahngo, Sámi (North), Scottish Gaelic, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Spanish (Chilean), Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Tati, Telugu, Tibetan, Tshivenda, Turkish, Turkish for Turkish-Swedish bilinguals (Sweden), Ukrainian, Urdu (Pakistan), Urdu (India), Uyghur, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Yakut.

More versions will be available soon. Please check for new versions regularly. 

In addition, powerpoint presentations and instructions for online MAIN testing are available for download.

Please fill in this form to download the copyrighted pictures and the MAIN material:

MAIN Download License

In order to access the Revised versions of MAIN, please take note and accept the following License, Citation and Copyright rules and register as a user below.
In order to download and use the MAIN material, you must register as a user. Please note: You will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link - keep the link for later downloads. Otherwise you will have to register anew every time you need to download MAIN materials. Check your spam folder if you do not receive the e-mail within minutes after registration. Please fill in the following information:
Are you interested in providing us with feedback in order to improve the guidelines and norm-reference the MAIN?