ERIC Number: EJ626527
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Integrating Formal and Functional Approaches to Language Teaching in French Immersion: An Experimental Study.
Day, Elaine M.; Shapson, Stan M.
Language Learning, v51 p47-80 spec iss 2001
Evaluated the effect on French language proficiency of an integrated formal, analytic and functional, communicative approach to second language teaching in the immersion classroom. Impetus for the study arises from previous research indicating that immersion children show persistent weaknesses in their grammatical skills despite the fluent, functional proficiency they achieve in their second language. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Canada