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Guide to Conducting a Language Immersion [microform] : Homestay Program / Susan Drysdale and Frances Killelea
Bib ID 5412501
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Drysdale, Susan
 
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1982 
13 p. 
Summary

This handbook, designed to assist foreign language teachers in planning and executing a language immersion/homestay program for their students, is based on a successful program in Switzerland undertaken by Northport (New York) High School French teachers in 1980. The material is presented in three parts: (1) preparation of the exchange, including an outline of the objectives, the background on the experience, assessing student and parent interest, establishing criteria for forming a student group, getting administrative approval, publicizing the exchange within the community, fund raising, arranging for the trip, matching students with their host families in Switzerland, and the orientation program; (2) an account of the two weeks in Switzerland, which covers the logistics of the students' itinerary and activities, budget, liaison with host families, ongoing evaluation, and group lessons and meetings; and (3) follow-up activities, such as the post-trip evaluation, publicity and preparations for the reverse portion of the exchange. Samples of the documents used for communication with all parties involved are appended. (AMH)

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Availability: ACTFL, 385 Warburton Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706 ($3.00; $2.00 to ACTFL members).

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Cultural Awareness.  |  French.  |  Immersion Programs.  |  Second Language Instruction.  |  Secondary Education.  |  Student Exchange Programs.  |  Study Abroad.  |  Teaching Guides.  |  Travel.
Form/genre Guides, Classroom
Other authors/contributors Killelea, Frances, author  |  American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York, NY
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