ERIC Number: EJ593789
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Is Immersion the Key to Language Renewal?
DeJong, David H.
Journal of American Indian Education, v37 n3 p31-46 Spr 1998
Reviews the literature to determine the importance of immersion in language restoration or preservation. Defines immersion and its goals, and discusses effects on students' English cognitive ability. Examines the success of Indian nations in retaining/restoring Native languages and concludes that, if nothing is done, additional Native languages will become extinct in the next century. Contains 27 references. (Author/CDS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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