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Foreign Language Immersion Programs (One-Way)

Foreign Language Immersion Programs
This CAL Digest by Mimi Met provides an overview of the format, goals, keys to success, and important features of immersion programs.

What Parents Want to Know About Foreign Language Immersion Programs
Find the answers to the most commonly asked questions about foreign language immersion in this CAL Digest.

Resources for Language Immersion Education
The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) compiled these resources, including electronic mailing lists, curricular materials, professional development, and parent support.

The Elementary Immersion Learning Strategies Resource Guide
Developed by the National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC), this practical guide for teachers includes suggested activities, lesson plans, and as a review of pertinent research.

Selected One-Way Language Immersion Bibliography
The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) has compiled this bibliography, including information on the outcomes of immersion education, effective instructional strategies, content integration, administrative issues, and teacher development.

Directory of Foreign Language Immersion Programs in U.S. Schools
This searchable directory by the Center for Applied Linguistics includes over 250 schools in 33 states and Washington, DC that teach all or part of their curriculum through a second language. Contact information, number of students and teachers, and other information is provided for each school. Seventeen foreign languages are represented.


Updated December 13, 2013