Immersion an Effective Way to Develop Kids' Skills

July 11, 2016 | The Japan News

Language immersion programs have proved highly successful in the United States, as awareness of the importance of learning foreign languages and recognizing immigrant children as important resources in society has grown.

As Japan prepares itself for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and globalization beyond, the author suggests it could also try introducing such programs in more schools to improve children’s proficiency in foreign languages.

CAL's Senior Foreign Language Consultant, Nancy Rhodes, contributed to this article. 

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