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Hildebrand, John F. T. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Describes and evaluates French immersion programs in New Brunswick, covering grades 1-12. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lambert, Wallace E. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Describes the response of one Canadian community and its local school board to the challenge of producing functionally bilingual children within the context of the public school curriculum, grades K through 7. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Elementary Education
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Swain, Merrill – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
A study indicates that students in French immersion programs in Canadian schools achieve superior progress in French and equal skill in English relative to students in partial immersion classes or traditional second-language study. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, English
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Sweet, Robert J. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
An explanation of a kindergarten French immersion program includes essential background information, details of implementation, problems encountered, practical and theoretical implications and suggested solutions to the difficulties encountered. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, English
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Stanley, Malcolm H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Discusses early and late French immersion programs, their advantages and disadvantages, and considerations of staffing, cost, student motivation, effect on native language skills, and program effectiveness. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, English
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Stanutz, Spencer – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
The Ottawa school system conducts French instruction in both immersion and "core" or regular programs. Special features are bilingual grades at the higher level and a bilingual high school. French Immersion programs are evaluated in terms of expense and educational effect. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, English
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Wilton, Florence – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
The experience of a British Columbia bilingual education program is outlined, with information about number of pupils, program objectives, staffing, teaching materials and cost. The program teaches French in a primarily English-speaking area. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, English
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McEachern, William – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Reports on a research study seeking to determine why a large percentage of English-speaking Canadian parents do not enroll their primary-aged children in French immersion programs. (AM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Educational Research, French
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Shapson, Stan; Kaufman, David – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A presentation of a study and evaluation of a late-immersion French program in British Columbia. Grade Ten students took one semenster in which French was the only language of instruction. Proficiency of these students increased significantly. The findings, along with previous research, suggest that late immersion is a feasible option. (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Course Evaluation, Cultural Awareness, French
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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A review of the history of French immersion programs since their inception 15 years ago. The following topics are also addressed: a review of the findings of immersion research, new directions with regard to other forms of language teaching, quality of second language development, future research and teacher training. (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Bilingualism, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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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