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Genesee, Fred – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2007
This report reviews results of research on the outcomes of French immersion students with special educational needs related to low levels of general academic ability and low levels of first language ability (and possibly impairment), as well as those of students with difficulty or who are at risk for difficulty in learning to read. Studies of the…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, High Risk Students, Language Aptitude, French
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MacCoubrey, Sharon J.; Wade-Woolley, L.; Klinger, D.; Kirby, J.R. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2004
The present study examined which measures best identify English-speaking French immersion (FI) students at risk of future reading difficulties in French and English. Using reading scores taken in both languages at the end of Grade 1 and beginning of Grade 2, typical and poor reader groups were identified. Measures taken at the beginning of Grade 1…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Second Language Learning, High Risk Students, Grade 1
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Kubota, Ryuko – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1998
A review of literature examines the perspectives on second-language teaching of teachers with a minority perspective, those teaching minority students, learning-disabled or at-risk students, and uncommonly taught languages. These teachers criticize "one-size-fits-all" approaches and propose ethnically, culturally, linguistically, and cognitively…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Student), Educational Strategies