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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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Burstall, Clare – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1975
A national experiment in foreign-language teaching carried out in selected primary schools in England and Wales is discussed. The experiment was begun in 1964 with the introduction of French. The results of the 1964-74 evaluation are discussed here. (RM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, FLES, French, Language Instruction
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Genesee, R.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
Presents the findings of an evaluation of a double immersion program in Hebrew and French undertaken by two English-speaking Hebrew day schools. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, English, 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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Shapson, Stan; Kaufman, David – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
This is a report of the findings of a longitudinal study of the immersion program in one school district through the primary grades, and a description of the British Columbia French Study, an evaluation of elementary French programs in the province. Discussion includes grade level and staffing questions. (AMH)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, FLES, French, Immersion Programs
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Pariseau, Cecile – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A description of an immersion program for 6-year-old anglophone children modeled on "les classes d'accueil" for immigrant children. The program of intensive instruction in oral and written French is outlined. This school district has found this type of immersion superior to the usual kind. (The text is in French.) (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, FLES, French, Immersion Programs
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Marion, Yolande – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
Learning a language is an "attitude"; particularly in the primary grades, the teacher must use the procedures and materials best suited to develop a favorable attitude, provide enjoyment, stimulate curiosity, promote acquisition of linguistic and communication skills. Skits, songs, games and audio-visual techniques are suggested. (Text is in…
Descriptors: FLES, French, Instructional Materials, Language Acquisition
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Gray, Vicky A. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1986
The results of an evaluation of a New Brunswick elementary school immersion program show that native speakers of English do not achieve the same proficiency in French language skills as they do in English. This is due to their limited exposure to native French speaking models outside the classroom. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, English, FLES
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Weinrib, Alice – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1984
A bibliography of tests designed for both English and French second language programs in Canada gives bibliographical details, specifies the target audience (core French, French immersion, French native language), describes the test structure and content, and provides a target-audience index and directory of distributors. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, English (Second Language), FLES, Foreign Countries
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Lapkin, Sharon; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1984
An annotated bibliography of 22 tests designed for core French, French immersion, and native French speaking students includes information on intended test population, levels, test types, test construction, use history and statistics, and source. An index and directory of distributors are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, FLES, French, Immersion Programs
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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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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1984
As part of a quiet revolution, language immersion has been important in establishing confidence in the creation of bilingualism through education. The momentum of this movement can be maintained through improvements in French immersion, core French, emphasis on minority and foreign languages, and a new approach to university language curriculum.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Second Language Programs, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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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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