ERIC Number: ED401717
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
So You Want Your Child To Learn French! Second Revised Edition.
Fleming, Berkeley, Ed.; Whitla, Margaret, Ed.
This collection of essays on early French second language instruction includes: "Why Bilingualism?" (Steven MacKinnon); "French Second-Language Programs: Alternative Approaches" (Henry P. Edwards); "Core French: A Brighter Future" (Janet Poyen, Judy Gibson); "The Parents' Role" (Deborah Whale); "Franco Fun" (Elaine Isabelle); "Learning French Through Music" (Suzanne Pinel); "The Point of View of a Francophone Outside Quebec" (Jacqueline Neatby); "Preschoolers Enjoy Learning French Too!" (Deanna Cazes); "The Young Child's View of Starting French Immersion" (Sandra Weber, Claudette Tardif); "Secondary Immersion: A Manitoba Solution" (Linda Asper); "Three Basic Questions About French Immersion: Research Findings" (Merrill Swain); "The Hidden Handicap: French Immersion and Children with Learning Disabilities" (Wendy J. Burnett); The Academic, Intellectual, and Linguistic Benefits of Bilingualism" (Jim Cummins); "Beyond Bilingualism: Sociocultural Studies of Immersion" (Fred Genesee); "Administrative Challenges of Early French Immersion" (W. R. McGillivray); "Immersion Teacher Education: The Making of a Professional" (Pierre Calve); "Beyond the Classroom in Rural Saskatchewan" (Laura Van Loon, Marjorie Scharf); "In the Footsteps of Demosthenes 'en francais: le Festival national d'art oratoire'" (Hildi Konok); and "Canadian Parents for French" (Kathryn Manzer). (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, French, Immersion Programs, Language Role, Language Skills, Language Teachers, Learning Disabilities, Music Activities, Parent Associations, Parent Attitudes, Parent Influence, Public Speaking, Second Language Learning, Second Language Programs, Second Languages, Teacher Education
Canadian Parents for French, 309 Cooper Street, Suite 210, Ottawa, Ontario K2P OG5, Canada.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Parents for French, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada