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ERIC Number: ED249762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 145
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Immersion Phenomenon: English-Speaking Canadians Come to Grips with the Country's Language Duality = l'enseignement immersif: le Canada anglais se dote d'un instrument efficace pour soutenir la gageure du biblinguisme.
Stern, H. H., Ed.
Language and Society, spec iss n12 Win 1984
A special journal issue on French language immersion programs in Canada consists of these articles: "The Immersion Phenomenon" (H. H. Stern); "For My Kids, It's French without Tears" (Judy Gibson); "A 'First' for a Toronto High School" (Claire Mian); "The Teachers, Key to the Success Story" (Andre Obadia); "A Promising Experiment at Ottawa University" (Marjorie Bingham Wesche); "School Systems Make It Work" (W. Russell McGillivray); "An Example of Double Immersion" (Ellen Adiv); "Multilingual Approach Reflects Canadian Mosaic" (James Jones); "The Quest for Linguistic Equality in New Brunswick" (Viviane Edwards); "No Easy Road to Bilingualism" (Gilles Bibeau); "Research Update" (Sharon Lapkin and Merrill Swain); "How Good Is Their French?" (Birgit Harley); "Immersion: Why It Works and What It Has Taught Us" (Stephen D. Krashen); and "Towards the Larger Community" (Dominique Clift). An English-French glossary of terms used by French immersion specialists is included. An appendix contains statistics on French second-language enrollment rates, trends, and instructional time on English as a second language in Quebec and on French as a second language in Canada's nine provinces where English is the majority language. Articles, preface, and indexes are presented in English and, in a separate section, in French. (MSE)
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Ottawa, Canada K1A 0T8 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: EnglishFrench
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Canada