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Hildebrand, John F. T. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Describes and evaluates French immersion programs in New Brunswick, covering grades 1-12. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lambert, Wallace E. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Describes the response of one Canadian community and its local school board to the challenge of producing functionally bilingual children within the context of the public school curriculum, grades K through 7. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Elementary Education
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Swain, Merrill – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
A study indicates that students in French immersion programs in Canadian schools achieve superior progress in French and equal skill in English relative to students in partial immersion classes or traditional second-language study. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, English
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Sweet, Robert J. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
An explanation of a kindergarten French immersion program includes essential background information, details of implementation, problems encountered, practical and theoretical implications and suggested solutions to the difficulties encountered. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, English
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Stanley, Malcolm H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Discusses early and late French immersion programs, their advantages and disadvantages, and considerations of staffing, cost, student motivation, effect on native language skills, and program effectiveness. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, English
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Stanutz, Spencer – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
The Ottawa school system conducts French instruction in both immersion and "core" or regular programs. Special features are bilingual grades at the higher level and a bilingual high school. French Immersion programs are evaluated in terms of expense and educational effect. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, English
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Wilton, Florence – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
The experience of a British Columbia bilingual education program is outlined, with information about number of pupils, program objectives, staffing, teaching materials and cost. The program teaches French in a primarily English-speaking area. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, English
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Titone, Renzo – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1990
It is proposed that today's basic elementary/secondary curriculum must include multilingual and multicultural education as part of the intellectual, individual, and social development of the child. The experiences of Europe, especially Italy, with bilingual education are used to illustrate this concept. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Child Development, Educational Objectives
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Ruest, Paul R. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
A model is presented for postsecondary French language education based on the belief that linguistic improvement and cultural rappprochement are complementary goals. Data on secondary French immersion enrollment trends are noted, and planning difficulties due to small enrollments and insufficient information about career goals are discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, College Second Language Programs, Cultural Awareness
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Garigue, Philippe – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
The structure and philosophy of a college bilingual program is described within the context of Ontario's bilingual education system, differentiating between university-level education intended to meet the needs of Franco-Ontarians and bilingual education intended to produce graduates equally at home in the language and culture of both official…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Case Studies
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Spolsky, Bernard – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1981
Presents model using elements of status, social group or speech community, and values for treating literacy as a sociolinguistic phenomenon and in support of bilingual education. Uses Navajo and medieval Jewish languages as examples. (BK)
Descriptors: Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Diglossia
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Schecter, Sandra – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Reviews the history of language legislation in Quebec, specifically regarding the relationship between French and English. It is suggested that English be taught as a "foreign" rather than a "second" language in Quebec. (AM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation
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McEachern, William – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Reports on a research study seeking to determine why a large percentage of English-speaking Canadian parents do not enroll their primary-aged children in French immersion programs. (AM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Educational Research, French
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Obadia, Andre A. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1981
Describes the remarkable expansion of French immersion programs in Canada during the last fifteen years, stating that this "quiet revolution" of bilingualism among English-speaking Canadians has occurred in spite of various administrative, financial, pedagogical, and sociopolitical problems. Emphasizes that improvement is still needed in…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Boards of Education, Elementary Education
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Yalden, Maxwell – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Encourages language teachers to continue in their efforts in promoting bilingualism in Canada. (AM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Educational Policy, English
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