How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
Learners' Experience of Immersion Education: Case Studies of French and Chinese
This book, which follows the progress of two groups of learners in late immersion programs aims to add to the literature on immersion programs by its emphasis on the processes of learning in such programs. Another aim of the book is to extend our knowledge of learning processes in character- based languages.