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Dressler, Roswita – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2018
Bilingual language education in Canada comprises Bilingual Programs in minority languages and programs in official languages (e.g., French immersion). However, pedagogy in Bilingual Programs has not been studied to the same depth as it has been in French Immersion, so little is known about the teaching practices within them. Immersion pedagogy,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Language Minorities
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Smythe, P. C.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1975
This article examines the evidence and arguments for and against the position that young children are better equipped to profit from foreign language studies than adults, with special reference to FLES programs. Adult and child learning patterns are compared, along with the formal and informal contexts of language acquisition. (CLK)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Age Differences, FLES, Language Acquisition
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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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Harley, Birgit – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
A research colloquium entitled "Alternative programs for teaching French as a second language in the schools of the Carleton and Ottawa School Boards" was held by the Ontario Ministry of Education in April 1976. The purpose, background, and program of the colloquium are described. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Experimental Programs, FLES
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McGillivray, W. R.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
Experimental language programs in Ottawa and Carleton schools investigating alternatives for teaching French as a second language were the subject of a research colloquium in April 1976. Comments on the programs are given by a panel of school board officials and coordinators of second language departments. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Experimental Programs
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McInnis, C. E.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
Findings and conclusions of three studies are reported: (1) comparison of two variations of a French core program, (2) an enrichment program attempting to change attitudes, and (3) a comparison between an immersion program and an intensive program. Three guest analysts comment and criticize. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Experimental Programs, FLES, French
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Stern, H. H.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
An overview and synthesis is given of a number of studies concerned with different aspects of a major research project related to French programs in Carleton and Ottawa schools. Comments and criticisms are made by three guest analysts. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Swain, Merrill; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
Research is presented in support of the theory that early French immersion of English-speaking children leads to bilingualism. The evidence is limited to children through the end of grade four. Comments and criticisms are made by three guest analysts. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Elementary Education, FLES
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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
This article discusses the question of the optimal age for second language learning by providing some background and by comparing relevant British and Canadian language teaching programs. (CLK)
Descriptors: Age, Bilingualism, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education
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Bruck, Maggie; Swain, Merrill – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
A conference was held in Montreal in November 1975 which focused on research related to the immersion approach to second language teaching. Background information and purposes of the conference are given. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Conferences, FLES, French
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Cohen, Andrew D. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
Surface structure morphology in child second language acquisition is investigated with emphasis on mastery of correct forms and consequent implications for teachers and researchers. Communication strategies used by the second language learner are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Child Language, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, FLES
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Cziko, Gary A. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
A study is reported evaluating the effects on the development of bilingual reading skills of a second language--native language sequence of reading instruction as opposed to a native language--second language sequence in elementary grade French immersion programs. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, FLES, French
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Edwards, H. P.; Smyth, F. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
Canadian alternatives to early immersion programs for acquisition of French as a second language are discussed in the context of feasibility and known or potential value. The concept of a bicultural school is discussed. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Education
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