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.
In this volume an international roster of scholars offer theoretical perspectives, research reviews and empirical studies on teaching, learning and language development in immersion education. Editors clearly define the term "immersion" and bring together research from three distinct branches, including foreign language ("one-way"), bilingual ("two-way") and indigenous immersion programs. This collection aims to facilitate cross-context dialogue and knowledge exchange.