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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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Tucker, G. Richard – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Four methods of teaching a second language are discussed: (1) traditional approach, involving a limited amount of study each day; (2) second language study followed by study of another subject in that language; (3) early immersion in the language in grades k-2; and (4) late immersion, where exclusive use follows traditional language study. (CK)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Bilingual Education, Grammar Translation Method, Intensive Language Courses
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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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Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
A listing of French immersion programs in Canada is given, including city and school board, date started, grades involved and projected to be involved, and a program description. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, English, FLES
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Heffernan, Peter J. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Describes the birth of a French immersion program in a Newfoundland primary school, attended by French-speaking, English-speaking, monolingual, and bilingual students. It is designed especially for the French-speaking minority in danger of losing its native language and culture to assimilation processes. (AM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Cultural Education, Elementary Education
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Genesee, Fred; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A third report on the evaluation of a trilingual school program in French, Hebrew and English being offered in two schools in the Montreal area. The purpose of this evaluation was to continue to monitor the development of the pilot groups in the following areas: French, English, Hebrew and mathematics. (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary School Students, English, French
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Lamont, D.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A description of the English-Ukrainian bilingual program in the primary grades of the Edmonton Public Schools. Objectives and evaluative criteria are given. Results show no significant difference between regular and bilingual classes in standardized test scores. Children learned a significant amount of Ukrainian. All concerned considered the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Course Evaluation
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McGillivray, W. R. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A brief discussion of the history, organization, program, advantages and effectiveness of immersion centers, schools offering only the immersion program, in Canada. Some of the small amount of existing research is reviewed. Although there are no definitive conclusions, it is suggested that such centers may offer a better educational program than…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, French, Immersion Programs
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Malboeuf, Roger – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
An overview of the program in grades 4-6. The objectives, particularly those concerning affective and psycho-motor development and communication, the role of the teacher, the division of time, and the subjects taught in English are discussed. Reasons for this kind of program organization are given. (Text is in French.) (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, French
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Barik, Henri C.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
Presents the results of the 1974-75 evaluation of the bilingual education program initiated in 1970 by the Elgin County Board of Education in St. Thomas, Ontario. The study covers grades 2 to 5 and is a follow-up to previous evaluations. (Author/CFM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Elementary Education
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Edwards, Henry P.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
A comparison was made of an early French immersion program and an English language elementary program. Major trends resulting from the comparison are summarized. Comments and criticisms are made by three guest analysts. (RM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, FLES
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Halpern, G.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
A summary is given of two years of school system research comparing the effectiveness and costs of the immersion, "extended" and "core" approaches to teaching French as a second language. This research took place in two Ontario boards of education. Comments and criticisms are made by three guest analysts. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, FLES
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Halpern, G.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
A research colloquium was held by the Ontario Ministry of Education in April 1976 on the subject of alternative programs for teaching French as a second language. A summary is given of discussion during which the audience was invited to question a panel of researchers, guest analysts and school officials. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Elementary Secondary Education, FLES
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