The Bilingual Language Profile

The Bilingual Language Profile (BLP) is an instrument for assessing language dominance through self-reports that is concise, quick, and easy to use. The BLP is intended to produce a continuous dominance score and a general bilingual profile taking into account a variety of linguistic variables.

The BLP is an open and free assessment tool for researchers, educators, and anyone with an interest in assessing language dominance.


When using the BLP questionnaire for your research, please cite as:
Birdsong, D., Gertken, L.M., & Amengual, M. Bilingual Language Profile: An Easy-to-Use Instrument to Assess Bilingualism. COERLL, University of Texas at Austin. Web. 20 Jan. 2012. <>.

The BLP is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License.

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