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Sun, Maio – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2016
Informed by current notions of dynamic bilingualism and the community of practice (C of P) framework, this study was designed as an ethnographic case study to explore peer collaboration in an English/Chinese bilingual program in a city in Western Canada. The main participants in the study were three Grade 5 English/Chinese bilingual students. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Communities of Practice, Bilingual Education Programs
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Pujol-Ferran, Mercè; DiSanto, Jacqueline M.; Rodríguez, Nelson Núñez; Morales, Angel – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2016
Many students in US community colleges often speak a language other than English (LOTE) at home. They find it difficult to complete college requirements, and many drop out. Struggling with the acquisition of academic English and the content of their courses, they exhibit low academic confidence and are easily frustrated. In an attempt to raise…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Bilingual Students, Multilingualism
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Riches, Caroline; Curdt-Christiansen, Xiao Lan – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2010
This comparative inquiry examines the multi-/bilingual nature and cultural diversity of two distinctly different linguistic and ethnic communities in Montreal--English speakers and Chinese speakers--with a focus on the multi/bilingual and multi/biliterate development of children from these two communities who attend French-language schools, by…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Cultural Pluralism, Second Language Learning, Bilingualism
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Garnett, Bruce – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2010
This study explores the variations in the academic trajectories of socio-demographic subgroups of English as a second language (ESL) students (N = 7527) in British Columbia, Canada. Results are compared to a native English speaker baseline (N = 37,612). Longitudinal data describing the 1997 Grade 8 cohort (i.e., students age 13, typically in their…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Grade 8
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Trenchs-Parera, Mireia – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2009
The study describes the effects of formal instruction (FI) and a stay abroad (SA) on the fluency displayed by 19 bilingual EFL undergraduate non-native speakers (NNSs). It includes data from 10 native speakers (NSs). The relative frequencies of seven dysfluency phenomena at three data-collection points are compared statistically, and a linear…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Marckworth, M. Lois – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A report on a study concerning the bilingual child in a monolingual community. It investigates the acquisition of a set of English derivational morphemes by bilingual children and the effect of external factors, such as school, exposure time, age and home, in the children's language experience. (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Chinese, Elementary School Students
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Lambert, Wallace E. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A review of the research indicating that bilingual children enjoy a definite advantage in the domain of cognitive flexibility. Further, there is no basis for the belief that becoming bilingual or bicultural necessarily means a loss of identity. Application of the studies to ethnolinguistic minority groups is discussed. (AMH)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism
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Spilka, Irene V. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
Studies are reported which attempt to discover the exact level of second language proficiency reached by students in second language immersion programs, with emphasis on analysis of error. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Error Analysis (Language)
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Wesche, Marjorie Bingham – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
Opportunities for English-speaking French immersion graduates to do some or all university studies and activities in French are discussed, including bilingual institutions and programs, French language and literature courses, nontraditional subject-matter courses taught in French, academic exchanges, extracurricular and summer activities, and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, College Second Language Programs, Credit Courses
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Klinck, Patricia A. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1984
A study of the error patterns and corrections in the casual peer conversation of anglophones educated in a French immersion program shows the same peer correction patterns used by native speakers, undermining the assumed importance of peer talk in second language classes. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Comparative Analysis, English, Error Analysis (Language)
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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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