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Koh, Poh Wee; Chen, Xi; Cummins, James; Li, Jia – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2017
This study examined the performance of Mandarin-speaking students in a K-Grade 4 50/50 Chinese/English bilingual program. The program was intended to facilitate students' learning of English and their adjustment to English-medium instruction within the school context. The bilingual-program students were compared to students from Mandarin-speaking…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Mandarin Chinese
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Billy, Lise – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Examines research on the effectiveness of bilingual French/English "immersion" programs v French/English "intensive" programs consisting of a regular curriculum in English plus an intensive five-month oral French program. (AM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Research, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
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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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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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Muller, L. J.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
This article is an evaluation of a bilingual program for first in five Edmonton public schools. Half of the instruction was conducted in Ukrainian (Ukrainian oral language arts, social studies, music, art, physical education) and half in English (English language arts, mathematics, science). (CFM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitudes, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
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Purbhoo, Mary; Shapson, Stan – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
A pilot bilingual project was set up for children of Italian immigrants. Before entering first grade, the children attend junior and senior kindergarten classes with children of similar linguistic and cultural background. The classes are designed to make the children's adjustment to school more comfortable and to facilitate parent involvement.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), Italian, Kindergarten