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Game, A.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1975
Descriptors: Elementary Education, French, Junior High Schools, Language Instruction
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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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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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Halpern, G.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
A study is made of students at 17 schools which in September 1971 offered a primary immersion program in French as well as the standard English language classroom. The progress of the students was examined in terms of their grade level placement over time and in terms of attrition rates. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: FLES, French, Immersion Programs, Language Instruction
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Maurice, Louis J.; Roy, Robert R. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
The need for assessment of the extent to which second language immersion programs develop students who have a good command of both languages is described, and a method is proposed for measuring bilingualism. A report is made of an application of this unit of measurement. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Evaluation Methods, FLES, Immersion Programs
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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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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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Chlebek, Agnes; Coltrinari, Helen – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
Details of arrangements, staff and program of two high school summer immersion French courses in Switzerland and France are presented. Suggestions are made for improvements. Students showed a remarkable increase in comprehension, vocabulary, and confidence in speaking French; attitudes were positive, students became more responsible and mature.…
Descriptors: French, Immersion Programs, Intensive Language Courses, Language Instruction
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Genesee, F.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
A secondary school French immersion program in Montreal is discussed. A research and testing program to evaluate student performance is described. Results show a significant increase in French skills over regular language programs, no decrease in English skills, and no decrease in general academic achievement. (CHK)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, French, Immersion Programs, Intensive Language Courses
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Swain, Merrill – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A discussion of three possible formats of a bilingual education program: early total immersion, early partial immersion and late partial immersion. A French cloze test was used to evaluate the lead group of students in each program. A tentative conclusion is drawn in favor of the early total immersion program. (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, French, Immersion Programs
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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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Kaufman, David; Shapson, Stan – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A description of three immersion programs: the Coquitlan late immersion study, a summer late immersion program for secondary school students and the summer Language Bursary Program for university students. The objectives, methodology, data and procedures for each study are described. The summer programs are yet to be evaluated. (AMH)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Immersion Programs, Language Instruction
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Genesee, Fred; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A third report on the evaluation of a trilingual school program in French, Hebrew and English being offered in two schools in the Montreal area. The purpose of this evaluation was to continue to monitor the development of the pilot groups in the following areas: French, English, Hebrew and mathematics. (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary School Students, English, French
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Duhamel, R. J. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1971
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Evaluation