Myriam Met (Ed.D., University of Cincinnati) is Foreign Language Coordinator for the Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools.
TWENTY QUESTIONS: The Most Commonly Asked Questions About Starting an Immersion Program
Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
© 1987 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Foreign Language Annals
Volume 20, Issue 4, pages 311–315, September 1987
How to Cite
Met, M. (1987), TWENTY QUESTIONS: The Most Commonly Asked Questions About Starting an Immersion Program. Foreign Language Annals, 20: 311–315. doi: 10.1111/j.1944-9720.1987.tb02963.x
- Issue published online: 31 DEC 2008
- Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
ABSTRACT Program planners of new elementary school foreign language immersion programs have similar concerns and questions. These generally relate to understanding what an immersion program is, how it is organized and administered, what the effects of the program on student achievement will be, how immersion programs are staffed, and what instructional materials are available. The purpose of this article is to address twenty of the most frequently asked questions about immersion.