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Davis, Stephen – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
French immersion (FI) programs in Canada have historically served predominantly Canadian-born, English-speaking students and families in their endeavour to learn both of the country's official languages, French and English. However, FI programs are becoming increasingly culturally and linguistically diverse as a result of increased global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingualism, Immersion Programs, Second Language Instruction
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Masson, Mimi; Knouzi, Ibtissem; Arnott, Stephanie; Lapkin, Sharon – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2021
Using critical interpretive procedures, this synthesis reviews qualitative and quantitative empirical studies (N = 181) published between 2000 and 2017 in the Canadian French as a Second Language (FSL) K-12 context. This study examines the thematic focus of findings relevant to key stakeholders (i.e., students, teachers, teacher candidates,…
Descriptors: French, Immersion Programs, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Lyster, Roy – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2019
Translanguaging practices come into play in social interactions between bilinguals when they are making use of all their shared linguistic resources and blending their languages in natural ways. Stemming from these practices is translanguaging pedagogy, which is designed so that students in school-based additive bilingual programs can benefit from…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), English, Native Language, Immersion Programs
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Heffernan, Peter J.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1988
Suggested classroom activities for French language instruction include: exercises focusing on problems of language transfer, interference, and overgeneralization; a lesson in problems of literal translation; an activity to develop guessing skills; situation-specific communication exercises; practice in asking questions; activities to develop…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cross Cultural Training
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Sotiriadis, Caterina, Ed. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1987
Briefly describes learning activities for teaching French to elementary and secondary school students. The activities teach number concepts, simple structures, vocabulary development, word games, and language accents. (CB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, French, Games
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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1986
A distinction should be made between movements, which spontaneously influence the course of language teaching, and projects designed to effect change or deal with specific issues or problems by research methods. A Canadian professional association has proposed a major national project on core French instruction. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Strategies, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education
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Boyd, J. A.; Mollica, Anthony – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
This is an annotated bibliography of: readers, workbooks, conversation books, cultural sources and readings, flash cards, duplicating or line masters, and media kits submitted by publishers as applicable to French second language instruction from kindergarten through senior high school levels. (MSE)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Classroom Techniques, Core Curriculum
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Gunderson, Lee – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
Reports results of a survey of British Columbia elementary, secondary, and adult second language reading teachers, including teachers of English as a second language. The survey focused on their procedures, practices, and instructional materials. The discussion notes their use of basal readers and oral reading by native English speakers. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basal Reading, Classroom Techniques, Educational Strategies
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Weinrib, Alice – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1983
An annotated bibliography lists and indexes 52 recent publications on English and French second language instruction for all levels. Both professional publications and curriculum materials are included. Items are indexed by language, type, and publisher. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
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Netten, Joan W., Ed. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1984
A collection of ideas for class activities in elementary and secondary language classes includes a vocabulary review exercise and games of memory, counting, vocabulary, flashcard tic-tac-toe, dice, trashcans, questioning, and spelling. Some are designed specifically for French. (MSE)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, FLES
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Stephen, Patricia – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1984
Suggests that written-oral dictation is an efficient way to simulatenously process a number of language codes, and that the multi-sensory presentation and processing of English language codes during one school year helped lead to their acquisition by groups learning English as a foreign language. (EKN)
Descriptors: Dictation, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Processing
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Ralph, Edwin G. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
Specific student attitude problems in compulsory language courses are described and solutions to them are presented, including first-day pep talks, teacher approval and positive attitudes, use of interesting topics, props, provision for student creativity, skillful use of questioning, and use of novelty. (MSE)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Change Strategies, Core Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education
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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
A plea is made for interprovincial cooperation in renewing the French core curriculum by widening its scope so that it becomes a viable alternative to the popular immersion programs. A multidimensional language curriculum consisting of four syllabi (language, culture, communicative activities, and general language education) is outlined.…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gayle, Grace M. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
Presents study which applied the Language Teaching Record Scheme (LTRS) during classroom observation in order to demonstrate possibility of determining trends among teachers in use of teaching styles based on apparently meaningful configurations of pedagogical functions. Results show meaningful configurational differences do exist which can be…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Styles
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Jones, James P. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1981
Outlines ways in which school administrators can facilitate the teaching of second language in their schools. Includes comments on attitude and interest, scheduling, knowledge of techniques, variety of languages, language use courses and activities, professional development, knowledge of the language, curriculum development, evaluation of…
Descriptors: Administrator Qualifications, Ancillary School Services, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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