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Ferragina, Anna Maria; Mustica, Giuseppina – Babel, 2006
International Grammar School was founded twenty years ago on the belief in the benefits of immersion language learning for children. It offers immersion second language learning in German, Italian, French, and Japanese which continues through kindergarten into the high school years. With language as the medium and not the object of learning,…
Descriptors: Second Languages, Second Language Learning, Bilingual Education, Immersion Programs
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Ritter, Pat – Babel: Journal of the Australian Modern Language Teachers' Associations, 1991
Examines the German version of an experiment to enhance the learning of a foreign language; specifically, the strategy requires not using any English at all in the classroom, but to use the target language in all matters concerning every lesson. (GLR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, German, Immersion Programs, Instructional Innovation
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Clyne, Michael – Babel: Journal of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations, 1983
A recently developed primary school German immersion program for a German community is described and its development from Canadian examples is discussed. The program is a composite of immersion, bilingual, and second language models. Early reaction is highly favorable, although the program will not be fully evaluated for a few years. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Demand, Foreign Countries, German